Megan (Boardman) Salar, LCSW, ACADC, CCTP-II, EMDR-C, is a Certified EMDR Clinician and Trainer, as well as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional II through Evergreen Certifications. Megan has also received a license as an Advanced Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and formally owned/operated one of the largest treatment centers for substance abuse and trauma in Southeast Idaho, voted best in practice for 2019.
Her trainings have helped thousands of clinicians across the U.S. get the most out of EMDR, trauma and addiction based skills and practices. She has trained internationally at the International Society of Addiction Medicine in India, the International Conference on Addiction Research and Therapy in Amsterdam, and at the Psicologia Institute of Italy.
Megan has extensively been trained on the use of EMDR as a treatment protocol and uses EMDR in her practice to achieve improved outcomes with a broad spectrum of clients in the areas of trauma, abuse, attachment and substance abuse. She serves as an expert witness at the state and federal level for her superior knowledge surrounding trauma.
Megan is the author of EMDR Workbook for Trauma and PTSD: Skills to Manage Triggers, Move Beyond Traumatic Memories; and Take Back Your Life set to be released by New Harbinger Publications in the spring of 2023.
She earned her master's in Clinical Social Work from Northwest Nazarene University in 2011 and is an active member of the International Society of Addiction Medicine and the National Association of Social Workers.
She currently owns and operates her own Counseling, Consulting, and Training Business and is passionate about genuinely changing the landscape of trauma treatment through an authentic hands on perspective that is uniquely her own.
Megan is dedicated and passionate to serving in various forms. She believes strongly that no one should be forgotten and supports clients in finding their voice and advocating for their individual choice.
Megan was initially trained and certified through EMDRIA on the use of EMDR.
She practices as a certified EMDR clinician, consultant and trainer through Evergreen Certifications.
This certification is given to those with ample experience in treating trauma, as well as formal education in the research, assessment, and interventions associated with trauma, PTSD, grief, and loss.
PESI is the nation’s leader in behavioral health education and publishing. All of their continuing education seminars assure that professionals can meet the changing demands of their work by providing practical strategies, methods, and interventions they can use immediately to improve outcomes with their clients. Megan is honored to be pa
PESI is the nation’s leader in behavioral health education and publishing. All of their continuing education seminars assure that professionals can meet the changing demands of their work by providing practical strategies, methods, and interventions they can use immediately to improve outcomes with their clients. Megan is honored to be part of the PESI community and serves as a trainer, speaker and consultant on the topics of EMDR, Trauma and Addiction.
New Harbinger’s self-help books and workbooks are grounded in science, careful research, and a tradition of empirically validated clinical practice. They are one of the leading mental health publishers in the United States. Megan's first workbook on EMDR was released in May 2023.
Megan’s education includes specialized training geared to helping individuals in addiction prevention, intervention, treatment and continuing care services.
Financial: Megan Boardman is the owner of Recoverhe Counseling & Consulting. She receives honorariums from Psicologia.io of Italy, Online CECredits.com, and Telemental Health Summitt. She is an author with New Harbinger Publications receiving royalties. Ms. Boardman receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Megan Boardman is a member of the International Society of Addiction Medicine and the National Association of Social Workers.
*Megan is no longer associated with EMDRIA. None of her trainings are EMDRIA approved.
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