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El tratamiento del trauma y el TEPT complejo presentan una multitud de retos para el terapeuta EMDR infanto-juvenil. La activación de la arquitectura sináptica de estos niños/niñas que contiene material traumático arraigado recluta patrones de…

The reproductive period is one fraught with psychosocial and sociological meaning. Understanding perinatal trauma and postpartum loss require knowledge and sensitivity across the range of cultural constructs framing it. While the birth giver most…

The presentation will provide both the theoretical background and a model of care for integrating the attachment system and the AIP Model to treat clients with chronic health syndromes, including autoimmune disorders and chronic pain conditions.…

This workshop will focus on treatment of complex trauma with the emphasis on treatment of the traumatic attachment to the abuser. Treatment for victims of abuse not only has to deal with the trauma of what happened, but the traumatic attachment to…

The AIP model applies across cultures, races, ethnicity, and generations. Attunement to these distinctions should guide our use of EMDR therapy’s eight phases in addressing the traumas and adverse life experiences within these critical social…

The Distancing Technique was initially developed using EMDR targets with an over-importance of thoughts, the need to control thoughts, and the thought-action fusion. It also targets the misinterpretation of sensation as predictive of future…

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought trauma, adversity, and distress to most parents and children. In addition, it has exacerbated previous and generational trauma as they had to endure losses, seclusion, financial hardships, and a lack of social…

La regulación emocional es un elemento transdiagnóstico habitualmente presente en los trastornos derivados del trauma, en mayor o menor medida. Como otros síntomas postraumáticos, puede mejorar a raíz del tratamiento de los recuerdos asociados a su…

Thematic Analysis of Therapists Integrating EFT and EMDR in Couple Therapy Jason Linder, Psy.D. EMDR Group Treatment Remote to Healthcare Professionals During COVID-19 Maria Cristina Pérez-Grados, M.D.; Maria Elena Estévez, M.D. Cultural Adaptations…

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A history of sexual abuse as a child or as an adult can deeply impact adult sexual relationships. This workshop includes using EMDR and Ego State therapies to heal past sexual trauma, reclaim the adult body, learn skills for assertive, safe…

When we were all trained in EMDR therapy, trainers said all you have to do is say, “Go with that” and everything will change. While EMDR therapy is amazingly effective, it is often not quite that simple. Sometimes our clients’ processing stops, and…

Intimate partner violence (IPV) and femicides are prevalent in societies marked by patriarchy and misogyny. While women generally face a higher chance of victimization than men, their racial identity and social context can impact victimization risks…

Independientemente de los modelos teóricos explicativos, en la experiencia de nuestros pacientes la disociación cumple una función protectora. Ésta, sin embargo, se vuelve desadaptativa cuando la exposición al peligro terminó. El reprocesamiento de…

Sandra Paulsen has written of the “ubiquity of dissociation” (2014) and also that “dissociation is the engine...not the caboose” of traumatic symptoms (emdrandbeyond.com/ blog/2018/4/13/screening-for-did-and-more). If dissociation drives trauma…

Community mental health centers (CMHCs) and larger mental health agencies have a significant role in the provision of behavioral healthcare. CMHCs and larger agencies provide services to underserved groups and are actively involved in advocacy…

Discover at least three ways research on EMDR therapy can inspire, inform, and surprise you. This review of EMDR therapy research surveys peer-reviewed journal articles published primarily in 2020 and 2021, focusing on clinically relevant treatment…

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Listening to the experiences of LGBTQ+ clients, therapists, and consultants/trainers is an integral part of becoming more culturally responsive and highly ethical as an EMDR therapist. This panel presentation brings together a group of long-term EMDR…

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Complex PTSD is associated with chronic or prolonged victimization, deprivation, and neglect. Many experts consider it to be a disorder of dysregulation—one that involves difficulties in regulating emotions, behaviors, relationships, attention and…

The transmission of trauma from one generation to the next is an issue that motivates many clinicians to address trauma in their adult clients. Few approaches directly address the impact of childhood maltreatment on current parenting. This workshop…

Many therapists are trained in the treatment of single traumatic events. However, clients with complex PTSD (C-PTSD) come to therapy with an extensive history of trauma that often begins in childhood and continues into adulthood with layers of…

¿Alguna vez te encuentras con dificultades a la hora de organizar el plan de tratamiento con casos complejos? ¿las herramientas que suelen funcionar con otros clientes se quedan cortas? ¿te cuesta fijar objetivos realistas con algunos clientes?…

Treating survivors of trauma and adverse life experiences poses a risk for developing our secondary trauma symptoms. Attendees of this workshop will complete self-assessments for secondary trauma symptoms and identify self-care plans for the…

Therapists struggle to include caretakers in all the phases of EMDR with children, including engaging them to agree to allow the processing of memories. Therapists may also have ambivalence if the caretakers are the cause of the attachment trauma,…

We love Polyvagal Theory (PVT), but are perhaps not yet comfortable with it. This workshop will help you “get ventral” with PVT, by synthesizing it into more workable use with clients. The evolution of PVT, from its dense, difficult origins to its…

Maslow, social psychologists, and many other respected theorists and researchers have cited the core human need for interpersonal connection and belonging. Trauma and adversity, in this realm, include interpersonal rejection, attachment failures,…

Polyvagal Theory (PVT) and EMDR are neuro-informed, cuttingedge clinical approaches. This workshop will teach participants methods for integrating these two complementary models through the 8 phases of EMDR. Participants will review the core…

Early in the development of EMDR therapy, some clinicians observed that reprocessing more often moved clients presenting with dissociative disorders into dysregulated states rather than toward an expected, adaptive resolution. In recent years, EMDR…

Basándonos en años de experiencia con los trastornos alimentarios (TA), el tratamiento más adecuado es el que trata los aspectos que dan origen al trastorno, en lugar de centrarse en el síntoma de manera aislada. Sin lugar a dudas, la terapia EMDR…

Find out how psychedelics can enhance and amplify the effectiveness of EMDR. Studies are showing that psychedelic-assisted therapy potentiates our ability as trained psychotherapists to heal and assimilate trauma. Ketamine is currently the only legal…

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a practical, evidence-based collaborative conversation style supporting patient treatment engagement and reducing reluctance around behavior change. This interactive workshop will introduce participants to the…

The Racial Trauma protocol for high achievers is designed to implement the Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) through the intersection of high achieving adults and a culturally competent lens. It includes consideration for culturally competent…

To address the COVID-19 mental health challenge, Dr. Jarero and his team adapted for remote (online) use. They conducted research on the EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP) for Ongoing Traumatic Stress Remote (EMDR-IGTP-OTS-R). In…

Después de un desastre natural o uno causado por intervención humana, las personas afectadas desarrollan una serie de síntomas que de no ser tratados de manera pronta pueden incrementar en severidad. Las intervenciones tempranas con EMDR han sido…

Some people find themselves repeatedly involved in harmful and abusive relationships. Many of them struggle to walk away from the relationship, set boundaries, or protect themselves adequately. Two concepts will be essential to differentiate clearly:…

Psychotherapists often express fear about addressing sexuality in the therapy practice. Therapists must create safety for clients by bringing up sexuality and related life stressors. Otherwise, clients often report wanting to talk about sex but…

The presentation will explore how to assess and address racialized trauma with EMDR therapy, enhanced by somatic approaches. Diversity trainings that do not incorporate the body are insufficient in addressing racialized trauma since so much of the…

Participants interested in EMDR Early Interventions, rapid response, and humanitarian mental health work will be introduced to the Acute Stress Syndrome Stabilization (ASSYST) procedures. These low-intensity-interventions can be administered…

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A Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) lens is critical to effectively engaging with clients, facilitating culturally relevant interventions, and effectively addressing trauma. A JEDI approach to clinical practice includes critical…

Theoretical background: Panic disorder is one of the most prevalent mental illnesses among the general population. However, many patients do not benefit from treatment as usual. Therefore, the present pilot study addresses whether Eye Movement…

The aim of this study is to research the effect of Flash 2.0 on emotionality, vividness, and pleasantness in comparison to EMDR. Different than the EMDR procedure, Flash 2.0 instructs the participants to recall a positive memory, while the aversive…

Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an evidence-based psychotherapy which has been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a first-choice treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Beyond PTSD, there has…

Rhythmic eye movements performed during eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy have been shown to evoke a physiological de-arousal pattern. ObjectivesHere, we examined whether the efficacy of a virtual reality exposure therapy…

Although the goal of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) for the treatment of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is to lower the distress experienced regarding a traumatic memory, limited studies are done on the relationship…

To reduce the acute and long-term effects of trauma, early and effective treatment is necessary. Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a brief treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with a substantial evidence…

The present study tested the effectiveness of experimental versions of an online EMDR treatment in reducing the emotionality and vividness of a distressing memory induced by a short film clip in a non-clinical population. Participants were randomized…

IntroductionAlthough biological factors may predispose some people to anxiety, the main ‘culprit’ is generally some early life experience or experiences that triggered a problem and remained ‘trapped’ in a person's nervous system. ObjectiveThe aim of…

BackgroundOn the 13th of May, 2014, 301 miners lost their lives in a coal mine explosion in Soma, Turkey. A field study was conducted by volunteers under the roof of the EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs: Trauma Recovery (EMDR-HAP-TR)…

During the global outbreak of COVID-19, psychiatric patients reported increased symptoms and poorer access to services and support. Psychical measures aimed at reducing contagion, forced clinicians to look for distant-delivered PTSD treatments. So…

The number of researchers focused on Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) have increased dramatically, often finding that neuroimaging is a powerful tool for investigating EMDR’s neurobiological correlates. EMDR has been recommended…
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