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Laurel Parnell, PhD Clinical psychologist, author, and consultant

Laurel Parnell is a clinical psychologist and director of the Parnell Institute for EMDR. One of the world's leading experts on Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), she is the originator of the EMDR-related therapies Attachment-Focused EMDR and Resource Tapping.

Dr. Parnell has served on the faculty of the California Institute of Integral Studies and John F. Kennedy University. She is the author of several books and videos on EMDR, including Rewiring the Addicted Brain with EMDR-Based Treatment, Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Relational Trauma, A Therapist's Guide to EMDR, and Tapping In. Dr. Parnell keynotes conferences, trains clinicians in EMDR, and teaches workshops internationally on Rewiring the Addicted Brain, Resource Tapping, and Attachment-Focused EMDR.

She also has a lifelong interest in humanitarian work that is now focused on bringing EMDR and related techniques to underserved populations worldwide.

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