Suzy Matthijssen is employed at the Community Mental Health Service Altrecht GGZ in the Netherlands, where she works as a mental health psychologist in training to become a specialist at the Altrecht Academic Anxiety Centre. Here, patients with complex anxiety disorders are treated. She is also a PhD candidate at the Utrecht University and is mainly doing research on EMDR on verbal and auditive material. She is also working at the Pieter Baan Centre, a forensic psychiatric observation clinic. As an EMDR Practitioner she is a member of the Dutch Association for EMDR (VEN).