EMDR therapy can be beneficial for children who have experienced trauma or struggling with other mental health issues. Christine Mark-Griffin, LCSW, shares 3 challenges EMDR-trained clinicians might face when working with young clients and how to overcome them.
Christine Mark-Griffin, LCSW, is a certified EMDR therapist and EMDRIA-approved consultant. She is the owner of Spark All Wellness, a private practice specializing in EMDR therapy with children, EMDR consultation for clinicians, and trauma-informed trainings for professional organizations. Christine started her social work career in child protective serves and later transitioned to school-based mental health, where she was a clinical supervisor and trainer. Christine lectures at California State University, Monterey Bay, where she teaches undergraduate courses in abnormal child psychology. Christine lives in San Francisco with her husband, two children, and dog. The things that make her happiest include her family and friends, a good cup of coffee, baked goods, yoga, traveling, cycling, music and dancing.
Financial: Christine Mark-Griffin is the owner of Spark All Wellness. She receives a speaking honorarium, recording and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Christine Mark-Griffin is a member of National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and EMDR International Association (EMDRIA).