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This study examined the add-on efficacy of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy among adult civilians with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who continued to be symptomatic after more than 12 weeks of initial…

An der Diagnose Soziale Angststörung (SAS) werden verschiedene Schwachstellen in der Versorgung klar, die sich besonders bei dieser Patientengruppe zeigen, denn störungsimmanent verbergen sie ihre Beschwerden lange Zeit. Erstens ist klinische…

Objective:The objective of this article is to report on an emergency posttraumatic treatment following the November 13, 2015 attacks in Paris. Method:Thirty-six children and 20 adults were treated with EMDR therapy or debriefing within 48 hours after…

Trauma Recovery/HAP’s Executive Director approached Deany to help create a process to provide additional volunteer support for agency trainings. “Carol and I were in complete agreement that we could do more.” Deany said. “Many of the agencies trained…

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In an excerpt from his book, comedian Adam Cayton-Holland explains the therapy that helped him grieve the death of his sister.

Background:Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is prevalent in children, adolescents and adults. It can occur alone or in comorbidity with other disorders. A broad range of psychotherapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and eye movement…

On February 10th, 2018, a fire occurred in a in a school’s boarding house at Kesra, a village in the North West of Tunisia with a significant material damage. Two weeks later, the educational framework of the secondary schools and the local elected…

In this study a resource protocol was used to help in one session a population of students to face future anxiety-inducing exams. The aim of the study was to compare the efficiency of a resource protocol used with eye movements and the same protocol…

Hintergrund: Substanzgebrauchsstörungen (SGS) werden als chronische und rezidivierende Erkrankung beschrieben, welche stark mit Veränderungen hinsichtlich der Emotionen und Kognition assoziiert ist1. Die Emotionsregulation ist mit Parametern des…

The sexual consequences of dysfunctional memory networks may be difficult to treat using the standard EMDR Protocol. Where indicated, the Blind 2 Therapist Protocol offers the client the option for full resolution with minimal disclosure- hugely…

The number of couples who struggle with infertility continues to grow every year. Bhat and Byatt (2016) believe that infertility and perinatal loss, collectively referred to as reproductive trauma, can change a woman's perception of herself and be a…

Rolf Carriere, MA The Global Summit Conference EMDR Early Intervention and Crisis Response: Current Practices, Research Finding, Global Needs and Future Directions, held in Boston, USA 20-22 April 2018, was a unique event for several reasons. It…

This Adaptive Information Processing (AIP)-informed procedure is designed for patients who do not have ready access to care in person and who are outside their window of tolerance (hyper-arousal), presenting overwhelming emotions, bodily sensations…

AnnaLynne McCord spoke out on Sunday about undergoing a psychotherapy treatment, which she says has unlocked traumatic memories of abuse as a child.

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is empirically validated psychotherapeutic approach, which uses Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) model. EMDR can be applied when working with the consequences of psychological trauma and a…

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that is affecting the society at large. PTSD develops when an individual is exposed to exceptionally life threatening or horrifying events. Many people can overcome and manage the trauma.…

Objective:Previous studies reported the reduction of pain following eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and guided imagery; however, the effectiveness of these modalities was not compared. The current study aimed to compare the…

Background: Recent data suggest that 10–20% of injury patients will suffer for several months after the event from diverse symptoms, generally referred to as post-concussion-like symptoms (PCLS), which will lead to a decline in quality of life. A…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing or EMDR treatment is a form of therapy helping people work through trauma. The treatment involving sight, sound and touch is described by some patients as a miracle. "It made it so going outside is a lot…

A commentary on Commentary: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy vs. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing for Treating Panic Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Perna G, Sangiorgio E, Grassi M and Caldirola D (2018) Front. Psychol. 9:1061. doi:…

Background:While normal tinnitus is a short-term sensation of limited duration, in 10–15% of the general population it develops into a chronic condition. For 3–6% it seriously interferes with many aspects of life. Objective: The aim of this trial was…

Background: All eye movements are related in one way or another to our mental processes with lateral eye movements being associated with the different hemispheres of the brain. Eye movement techniques form the basis of eye movement desensitization…

Southeast Asia contains high numbers of traumatised populations arising from either natural disasters or interpersonal violence. Consequently, the need for empirically based trauma treatments, compromised by insufficiency in appropriately trained…

This chapter discusses equine-connected eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing, a specialization within the broader Natural Lifemanship treatment model of trauma-focused equine-assisted psychotherapy, that can effectively address both the…

Working with First Responders is similar to working with elite athletes who train hard and continue to push their human limits to greater peak performance. There is a toll on the mind, body and spirit that is often suffered in silence. Further, each…

“Official” disasters are by legal definition acute and dramatic: natural disasters, industrial or technological accidents, and episodes of mass violence, and are analogous to “big T” trauma. Just as with the concept of “little t” trauma, or trauma…

The Charlottesville rally, also known as the Unite the Right rally, organized protesters to march against the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee from Charlottesville’s Emancipation Park and promoted the unification of the American white…

Lightning struck on June 28, 2013, igniting a wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona. On June 30th, this fire engulfed and killed 19 City of Prescott firefighters, members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. The Yarnell Hill wildfire event claimed the most…

On Christmas Day, 2011, in Stamford Connecticut, fire broke out in the home of Madonna Badger, a New York advertising executive. Neighbors reported that they were awakened by screams around 5am, but could do nothing to help as flames devoured the…

In June of 2016, a shooter opened fire on the LGBTQ Pulse nightclub on Latino night, in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people and wounding 53 others. As the community gathered in shock, 600+ therapists and other professional care givers mobilized to…

The first Global Summit in EMDR Early Intervention was held in Natick, Massachusetts, outside of Boston from April 19-24, 2018. It was jointly organized by Mark Nickerson, LICSW Past President of the board of EMDRIA and Rolf Carriere, a developmental…

Up to 20% of patients presenting at an emergency room (ER) after a stressful event will for several months suffer from very diverse long-lasting symptoms and a potentially significant decline in quality of life, often described as post…

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EMDR offers serveral chances to improve the treatment of Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD): Therapies recommended for SAD in the German evidence-based guideline are ineffectual for many patients because the proportion of non-responders is high. Research…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) are established evidence-based methods for treating traumatized adults. Studies examining treatment of traumatized children have found…

Background:Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is prevalent in children, adolescents and adults. Without adequate intervention PTSD is likely to harm wellbeing of patients. A broad range of treatment modalities have been developed for treatment of…

Background: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychological therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder, or any disorder where the patient reports distressing imagery. We report here a prospective case series to test the…

The effectiveness of EMDR therapy in treating veterans diagnosed with PTSD was evaluated in this study using two treatment formats: intensive daily EMDR treatment provided twice a day during a 10-day period and a second format of one session each…

EMDR therapy is recommended in several guidelines in the International field of psychological trauma. The dual attention stimuli/ alternating bilateral stimulation (DAS/ABS) element of EMDR therapy has no proposed mechanism of action agreed upon,…

Using nine reflexive case studies, the author examines two little used interventions, cognitive hypnotherapy (CH) and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR). The basic theories of cognitive anxiety and the emotions that underpin this…

The singer is trying it, and while it was once controversial, it now has NHS approval. What is Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing, and how does it compare to CBT?

The following dissertation presents an Alternative Healing Program (AHP), a new program that will integrate evidence-based practices and alternative healing practices in rural Hawaii among homeless adults diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder…

Improving extinction learning is essential to optimize psychotherapy for persistent fear-related disorders. In two independent studies (both n=24), we found that goal-directed eye movements activate a dorsal fronto-parietal network and transiently…

Melanie Brown (aka Mel B) announced over the weekend that she plans to seek treatment to help manage issues related to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), alcohol, and sex. “The past six months have been incredibly difficult for me,” she told U.K.…

Mel B also said she is ready to confront her issues head-on. Not only will this include addiction treatment, but treating her PTSD with therapy. She told The Sun: "I have recently been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and on August 9,…

She also revealed that she has started a psychotherapy course, Eye Movement Desensitisation, and Reprocessing (EMDR). While doing this for her own good, she is also doing it for the sake of her three children. Sharing that she was diagnosed with PTSD…
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