Masaya Ichii, MA, is the first Japanese speaking approved EMDR Institute trainer. He is a full professor of Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Graduate School of Clinical Psychology, Center for Developmental and Clinical Psychology. Trauma Section. He has been in clinical practice for more than 20 years, specializing in assessment and treatment of acute and chronic PTSD, phobias, stress, anxiety disorders, and depression. He is currently president of the EMDR Association Japan, a board member of Japanese Brief Psychotherapy Association, an editorial board member of the Japanese Behavior Therapy Association and the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research. He is an invited speaker to many psychological and medical conferences in Japan and South Korea.