Our Training Team
The training team at EMDR Education and Training Center is skilled, experienced, and dedicated to serving the EMDR community. We strive to make each training experience an engaging and fruitful endeavour for all of our participants.
Kara Nossardi, M.A., LMFT
Director of Training and Founder
Kara Nossardi, M.A., LMFT is the Director of Training and Founder of EMDR Education and Training Center (EETC), an Approved Consultant and Practicum Supervisor at Sonoma Psychotherapy Institute (Sonoma PTI), as well as a founding Practicum Facilitator for the EMDR Center of Southern California (ECSC). Kara has been a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist since 2014 and currently practices in Temecula, California, where she specializes in using attachment-focused EMDR Therapy in the treatment of complex Post Traumatic Stress (PTS), depression, and anxiety. Kara is an EMDRIA Approved Trainer, Approved Consultant, and Certified EMDR Therapist. Kara’s skill and passion in providing EMDR training and consultation is accentuated by her previous career as a college-level academician.
To learn more about the professional services Kara offers, please visit her private practice website at www.karanossardi.com.
Julie Ayn Discenza, M.Ed., M.S., LMFT
Julie Ayn Discenza, M.Ed., M.S., is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist located in Murrieta, California. Julie has extensive experience treating trauma, depression, and anxiety for all age levels. She is Certified in EMDR Therapy and is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant-in-Training (CIT). Before becoming a therapist, Julie taught elementary school and was a school counselor at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Julie was also the Coordinator of Disability Services, as well as an Adjunct Instructor at California Baptist University. Julie specializes in the treatment of individuals who have suffered trauma resulting from chronic pain conditions and “invisible diseases/disabilities”; pathological relationships; and the insidious, long term effects of childhood neglect. Julie works in her private practice, JD Family Counseling.
To learn more about the professional services Julie offers, including therapy and EMDR consultation, please visit her website at www.jdfamilycounseling.com.
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