Steve Silver, PhD, is a psychologist who served as a Senior Trainer for the EMDR Institute and was the first Programs Chair for the EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs. A veteran of both the Marine Corps and the Army, he has worked with combat veterans and their families since 1972 and for 26 years was the director of an inpatient PTSD program for combat veterans. Co-author (with Susan Roger, PhD) of "Light in the Heart of Darkness: EMDR and the Treatment of War and Terrorism Survivors," he has over 50 publications to his credit. He is the recipient of the Elizabeth Snyker Memorial Award, presented by EMDR HAP, the Ronald A. Martinez Memorial Award awarded by the EMDR Institute, and the Outstanding and Sustained Service Award awarded by the EMDR International Association. Currently, he is the primary EMDR consultant to the US Army Empirically Validated Trauma Treatment Training Program where he has provided consultation to over 400 clinicians who work with military clients and their families.