Barbara Hensley, Ed.D.
Dr. Barbara Hensley
Barbara J. Hensley, Ed.D., served on the EMDR International Association Board of Directors as President and Treasurer and has represented EMDRIA in Stockholm, Sweden and Brussels, Belgium in these capacities. She has also served on the EMDR Research Foundation Board of Directors. She is an EMDRIA-Certified Therapist and Approved Consultant and Regional Coordinator for the Greater Cincinnati EMDRIA Regional Network.
For many years, Dr. Hensley has worked for the EMDR Institute, Inc. as a Facilitator and Logistician for training in Japan and throughout the United States. She also is the 2009 recipient of the distinguished Francine Shapiro Award for her extraordinary service and contributions to EMDR, the author of An EMDR Primer: From Practicum to Practice, and a contributor to journal articles in the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research. Dr. Hensley is co-founder of the Cincinnati Trauma Connection in Cincinnati, Ohio, a trauma-based psychological center.
Dr. Barbara J. Hensley is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in private practice. Her Master's Degree, Advanced Graduate Degree, and Doctorate are in Clinical Counseling from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Hensley also has undergraduate degrees from Miami University of Ohio (BA, English) and University of Cincinnati (BS, Accounting). Previous to becoming a full-time Clinical Counselor, Dr. Hensley worked 30 years as an Information Technology (IT) professional for the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation.
Above all, Dr. Hensley is creator and curator of the Francine Shapiro Library. It is an online source of EMDR research and writings and currently located and administered by staff in the W. Frank Steely Library and College of Informatics at Northern Kentucky University. For more information on how the Library evolved throughout the years, click on History of the Francine Shapiro Library.
Barbara J. Hensley, EdD