Ginny Dobson is an EMDR Europe Accredited Consultant and Clinical Supervisor currently working with the Yezidi women and girls in Kurdistan. Her commitment as the trauma specialist to the Free Yezidi Foundation (FYF) Khanke Camp is for one year and began in January. This is funded by Women for Women International and UN Women.
She is a qualified teacher and Registered Mental Nurse with many years of experience in the field of mental health. Always interested in developments and discoveries in neuroscience and health, a chance conversation with a psychiatrist who had helped some hostages, led to the start of EMDR training. That was in 1996 and many advances since then, in understanding the impact of trauma on children, adolescents and adults and most importantly our extraordinary capacity to rebalance and heal from adverse events.
Her experience includes working with the armed services, first responders, veterans, amputees, chronic pain, assault, childhood abuse and neglect, IVF trauma, childbirth trauma and bullying. Also adults, families and children involved in road, rail, ferry incidents and natural disasters Sri Lanka December 27 2004.
As a volunteer EMDR consultant with HAP she supervises a psychologist in Sarajevo on Skype towards her accreditation