EMDR Consulting Trainer
Helen Hill, LISW-S
Helen Hill, LISW-S was first trained in EMDR by Francine Shapiro Ph.D. in 1992. In 2000, the first year that it was offered, she attained EMDRIA certification as a clinician and consultant under Roy Kiessling, LISW and Kay Werk, LISW.
For more than twenty years, Helen has provided local and regional trainings to clinicians in the areas of complex trauma, dissociative disorders, first responders, and EMDR. Additionally, she provides individual and group consultation to clinicians wishing to improve their skills in those areas. Helen co-chairs the local EMDR network meetings in Columbus, Ohio.
Helen is the co-founder of the Buckeye Trauma Response Network (BTRN). It is part of the EMDR Trauma Response Network. In 1995, she assisted in the Trauma Response Network intervention after the Oklahoma City bombing.
She is trained in CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management) and is the Clinical Director of the Ohio Assist/PCIS (Post Critical Incident Seminar) program in Ohio. This program is a three day event aimed at assisting safety forces in overcoming traumatic events. The program includes EMDR treatment.
Helen is in private practice in Columbus, Ohio. Previously, she has been employed as a manager and clinician in a variety of behavioral health organizations, both for-profit and public sector.