Dr Derek Farrell
Dr Derek Farrell is a Principal Lecturer in Psychology and convener of the MSc EMDR Degree at the University of Worcester (UK). He is an EMDR Therapy Europe Accredited Trainer and Consultant and an Accredited Psychotherapist with the British Association of Cognitive & Behavioural Psychotherapies (BABCP). Derek has held many positions including President of the EMDR UK & Ireland Board and President of Trauma Aid Europe. He is involved in a number of Humanitarian Trauma Capacity Building programmes in Asia, Europe and the Middle East; Derek is currently developing capacity in Iraq working with the Free Yezidi Foundation and the Jiyan Foundation for Torture and Human Rights. His PhD in Psychology was researching survivor’s experiences of sexual abuse perpetrated by clergy and consequently he has written several publications on this subject matter over 20 years.