Esly Regina Carvalho, Ph.D., maintained a private practice in the Dallas area for many years before her return to Brazil in 2006. A Brazilian-American clinical psychologist, she now maintains her practice in Brasilia, and spends extended time training EMDR professionals. Over the past six years over fifteen hundred EMDR therapists have been trained in Brazil, two EMDR trainers now assist her as well as many EMDR Facilitators/Supervisors. An EMDR Brasil Association has been formed that partners with EMDR Ibero-America (EMDR IBA) where Esly served two terms as EMDR IBA president (2007-2010/2010-2013).
An international trainer and speaker in great demand, Esly has also published books and articles about the use of EMDR and Psychodrama (her first training approach). She was responsible for founding the Psychodrama movement in Ecuador in 1990, which now boasts several training groups and hosted the 7th Ibero-American Psychodrama conference in 2009, in Quito, Equador. She also took the EMDR movement to that country, and the EMDR Ecuador national organization hosted the II Iberian-American EMDR Conference in 2010.
For those interested in her work, Esly has DVDs and books available in English or with English subtitles (see below). She can be reached by e-mail for those interested in her presentations in English, Spanish or Portuguese.