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EMDR has been among the most highly recommended evidence-based treatments in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)/Department of Defense (DoD) Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Acute Stress…

The article discusses on the help of Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing therapy towards sex offenders, citing the posttraumatic stress disorder treatment of a patient..

La exposición a una enfermedad potencialmente mortal como el cáncer puede constituir una experiencia traumática que, en algunos casos, puede dar lugar al desarrollo de un trastorno por estrés postraumático (TEPT). En los últimos años, varios…

La exposición a una enfermedad potencialmente mortal como el cáncer puede constituir una experiencia traumática que, en algunos casos, puede dar lugar al desarrollo de un trastorno por estrés postraumático (TEPT). En los últimos años, varios…

Les données disponibles montrent que les auteurs de violences sexuelles ont connu des niveaux d'expériences défavorables de l'enfance (ACE : adverse childhood experiences) plus élevés que ceux vécus par la population générale ou d'autres…

This article presents the detailed case of a 27-year-old man who began to suffer from intrusive imagery after watching a brutal scene in the TV series Game of Thrones. The content of the intrusive imagery included images of people with enucleated…

Shapiro's adaptive information processing (AIP) model hypothesizes that chronic parenting stress may result from past distressing parental experiences that were not adaptively processed. Our correlational study conducted a preliminary test of the AIP…

In 2015, more than 1.5 million refugees arrived in Germany, many severely traumatized. Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy has been proven to be an effective treatment for acute and chronic traumatic stress symptoms. A…

The aim of this preliminary study was to evaluate the effectiveness of specially trained and supervised paraprofessionals in administering the eye movement desensitization and reprocessing Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP) to reduce…

anxiety is common form of anticipatory stress experienced individually in a group setting among students. Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) which theorizes that unprocessed material from the past influences present behaviors, thoughts, and…

First responders experience daily exposure to critical incidences, which can increase the likelihood of developing vicarious trauma (VT) and secondary traumatic stress (STS). The proposed study utilized a quantitative quasi-experimental research…

Many military members returning from combat are not only experiencing symptoms of posttraumatic stress, but also a conflicted relationship with their spouse. This study investigated the effectiveness of combining Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and…

In 2006 and 2007, around 0.4 and 0.7% of all German soldiers involved in missions abroad were registered as suffering from PTSD. The frequency of PTSD in the German Armed Forces was assessed from army records. All soldiers admitted to the German…

Posttraumatic stress disorder is a psychophysiological disorder, characterized by the following: chronic sympathetic nervous activation; persisting perceptual/sensory vigilance for threats; recurrent distressing memories of the event, including…

When it happened with Schley, she was introduced to a technique called eye movement desensitization and reprocessing or EMDR. The goal of EMDR is to help diminish the ongoing effects of distressing memories by engaging the brain's information…

The study investigated the effectiveness eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy to treat male-to-female interpersonal violence (IPV) survivors. A quantitative, quasi-experimental design evaluated 19 participants currently…

The purpose of this workshop is to review an individual case history to provide an increased understanding of how EMDR is functionally integrated into therapeutic sessions with respect to the counseling process and while remaining true to Adaptive…

Trauma therapists are exposed to stress & trauma as they work to connect with their clients in meaningful ways. It is essential for trauma therapists to engage in self- care practices. By recognizing the symptoms of compassion fatigue and…

Dissociation is a common experience for clients exposed to trauma. The Adaptive Information Processing model (AIP) lays the groundwork to understand how Dissociative Disorders occur and why not always evident. In EMDR therapy, it is recommended that…

Using EMDR in an agency or multidisciplinary setting involves not only meeting the needs of the client(s), but also providing education  and communication to Caregivers, Colleagues, Supervisors and Ancillary Providers such as Schools, Attorneys,…

This presentation will involve a review of AIP and its role in conceptualization and planning; the essentials of good History gathering; the importance of resourcing in Preparation; effective target set up in Assessment Phase; managing the elements…

The workshop is designed to facilitate exposure to the use Motivational Interviewing as part of engagement in EMDR therapy as well as an understanding of the overall spirit of MI. The workshop will also provide hands on exposure to the use of general…

This presentation will highlight the strength and depth of the EMDR community in WNY, and future goals of moving toward increased integration amongst clinical and non-clinical service providers in areas such as sexual offending, refugee resettlement,…

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This presentation will review the national emergence of EMDR and address the local acceptance by and impact on the WNY community. Ongoing issues in the EDMR community will be covered, including the status of EMDR within agencies and insurance…

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Children heal through play; it is their work. With posttraumatic stress, however, a child can be so shutdown and isolated within himself or herself that even the safe, welcoming environment of the play therapy room is not enough to unlock her chains.…

Joining a support group is a great way to meet others who have experienced similar struggles. Finding a therapist that you like and trust can be beneficial. There are evidence based therapies and medications available to help people who are living…

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Psychologist Francine Shapiro introduced EMDR therapy to the mental health community in 1989, after she observed how eye movement can make emotional thoughts less intense.

Reports an error in 'EMDR treatment for children with PTSD: Results of a randomized controlled trial' by Abdulbaghi Ahmad, Bo Larsson and Viveka Sundelin-Wahlsten (Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 2007, Vol 61[5], 349-354). In the presentation of the…

In 2008, the Institute of Medicine called for “more efficient adaptations of standard psychotherapy” (p. 153) treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), emphasizing fewer, more frequent treatment sessions. Eye Movement Desensitization…

Learning Objectives: •(a) to provide an overview of a trauma-focused intervention based on Child Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) combined with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) techniques, designed to assist victims of child trauma…

College students who endured trauma during their childhood might struggle with their wellness and psychosocial development, interfering with their school performance. This session presents findings from a study examining how the first six…

After leaving this roundtable, attendees will: •a) Be exposed to Betrayal Trauma Theory, Polyvagal Theory, and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy •b) Be able to integrate their current therapeutic conceptualization with Betrayal Trauma Theory, Polyvagal…

Learning Objectives: •Upon completion of the poster session, attendees will be able to conceptualize Gestalt Theory and the AIP Model of trauma processing as complementary theoretical orientations, which can be integrated to maximize therapeutic…

Based on the belief that mindfulness is a critical component in the delivery of EMDR, this innovative text integrates mindfulness-informed practice with EMDR therapy to create an effective new approach for healing trauma. Based on current…

Background: This study aimed to evaluate eye-movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) as a treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), by comparison to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based on exposure and response prevention.…

One of the most effective treatments for PTSD, trauma and other adverse life experiences is eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR. EMDR helps individuals deal with the emotional pain (fear, anxiety), the faulty thought patterns (“I…

‘Early psychological intervention’ is defined as commencing treatment within three months of the traumatic event, with the aim to prevent or treat posttraumatic stress disorder, ongoing distress or acute stress disorder. In natural disaster…

Background: The Eating Beliefs Questionnaire (EBQ) is a 27-item self-report measure that assesses positive and negative beliefs about binge eating. It has been validated and its factor structure explored in a non-clinical sample. This study tested…

Grief is a normal response to loss of someone to whom a bond was formed; however, prolonged grief is considered pathological. Persistent complex bereavement disorder (PCBD) is defined as a persistent longing for the deceased over 12 months. Several…

Aim:Both trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy and antidepressant medication are regarded as the first line treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, little is known about sequential or combined efficacy of these two…

Suicide and suicidal behavior are major public health concerns, and affect 3–9% of the population worldwide. Despite increased efforts for national suicide prevention strategies, there are still few effective interventions available for reducing…

But the pair said they decided to seek help and get better for each other, so agreed to Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) treatment. The NHS says EMDR is a relatively new treatment which has been found to reduce the symptoms of…

He told The Yorkshire Post that he has undergone eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy after he claims he was tortured and abused while in police custody in Dubai. [Excerpt]

Background:Practice guidelines for childhood posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recommend trauma-focused psychotherapies, mainly cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a brief…

PTSD is a psychiatric disorder which can develop after exposure to a traumatic event such as a terrorist attack, a road traffic accident, sexual or physical abuse. Previous research shows that PTSD can be treated effectively in adults with Eye…

Background:Increasing evidence indicates that individuals who develop severe mental illness (SMI) are also vulnerable to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), due to increased risk of exposure to traumatic events and social adversity. The…

Aims and Background: Annually about 200-500 million amputations occur around world because of disease, trauma and congenital defects among which approximately 85% are in limbs. For those with amputation, the phantom limb pain is a serious problem and…
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