Ignacio (Nacho) Jarero EdD, PhD is the world pioneer in the provision of EMDR therapy in a group format, AIP-informed Advance Psychosocial Interventions for trauma-exposed populations, and AIP-informed Remote Assistance. He specializes in Humanitarian Trauma Recovery and Research Programs on EMDR therapy. He has also conducted seminars and workshops around the world with participants of 65 different countries, and since 1998 has provided field services in Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and South Asia to natural or human-provoked disaster victims, family members of those deceased, and first responders. Dr. Jarero is Senior Researcher. EMDR Institute & EMDR- Iberoamerica Senior Trainer of Trainers, EMDR Institute Advance Specialty Trainer, and member of the Council of Scholars for the Future of EMDR Therapy Project led by the EMDR International Association and the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research. He has received the Francine Shapiro Award, the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) Outstanding Research Award, the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation International Crisis Response Leadership Award, the EMDR Colombia Jaibaná Award for Humanitarian Work, and the Argentinean Society of Psychotrauma (International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Affiliate) Psychotrauma Trajectory Award.
He is a co-author of the EMDR Protocol for Recent Critical Incidents and Ongoing Traumatic Stress© (EMDR-PRECI), the Protocol for Paraprofessionals use (EMDR-PROPARA), the Acute Stress Syndrome Stabilization (ASSYST) AIP-based procedures in group, individual and remote formats, and the EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol© (EMDR-IGTP) that has been applied worldwide with natural or human provoked disaster survivors. He is also the author of the AIP-informed Advance Psychosocial Interventions Training Program for non-therapist professionals. Dr. Jarero is EMDR Mexico Co-Founder, Latin American & Caribbean Foundation for Psychological Trauma Research (Francine Shapiro Award Winner), Founder & President, International Center of Psychotraumatology, Founder & President, Iberoamerican Journal of Psychotraumatology and Dissociation, Co-Founder & Editor in Chief, and the Mexican Association for Mental Health Support in Crisis (AMAMECRISIS, NGO), Founder & President.