Drs. Joany Spierings (1954) is a Psychologist and a Psychotherapist, working in the Mental Health Service for 37 years, specializing in complex trauma and complicated grief.
She is the team coordinator of the Trauma team of GGZ Oostbrabant. She is a teacher in post-academic training, and a presenter at many national and European EMDR-Conferences. She has taught in over 25 countries worldwide.
She is involved in EMDR since 1994, she is a senior supervisor (Consultant) and EMDR supervisor trainer.
She is a founding member of EMDR Europe and the Dutch EMDR Association, and vice-President of the Humanitarian Assistance Program, HAP-Europe.