Deborah Korn, Psy. D.

Deborah L. Korn, PsyD, a licensed clinical psychologist, maintains a private practice in Cambridge, MA, and is an adjunct training faculty member at the Trauma Research Foundation in Boston. She has been on the faculty of the EMDR Institute for the past 29 years, is the former Clinical Director of the Women’s Trauma Programs at Charter Brookside and Charles River Hospitals, and is a past board member of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation (NESTTD). 

Dr. Korn has authored or coauthored numerous articles and chapters focused on EMDR therapy, including comprehensive reviews of EMDR applications with Complex PTSD. She is an EMDR International Association-approved consultant and is also on the Editorial Board of the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research. She has been a keynote presenter at EMDRIA, EMDR Europe, and EMDR Iberoamerica conferences and was invited to present EMDRIA’s very first “Masters Series” class in 2003. 

She recently served as the vice- chair of the Clinical Practice Group and on the Steering Committee of the Council of Scholars, an international group associated with the Future of EMDR Therapy Project. Dr. Korn also presents and consults internationally on the treatment of adult survivors of childhood abuse and neglect. And, she is the co-author of Every Memory Deserves Respect—a 2021 book about trauma, recovery, and EMDR therapy written for the layperson. As a clinician, teacher, researcher, and consultant, Dr. Korn is known for her EMDR expertise as well as her creative integration of many different clinical models. When she’s not hard at work, you’ll likely find her biking, hiking, singing, or kicking up her heels with friends and family.

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