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During our first meeting, a history was taken and EMDR was reviewed briefly. The client was given a book about death to read to herself and her children. The second session consisted of a more in-depth exploration of EMDR. We ended with the client…

Sara decided to try an alternate therapy called EMDR, or eye movement desensitization and reprocessing. It's a treatment where you focus on body sensations like eye movement, motions, and thoughts. [Excerpt]

We have investigated the potential role of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in enhancing the integration of traumatic memories by measuring EEG coherence, power spectra and autonomic variables before (pre- EMDR) and after…

Dental fear is an universal phenomenon justifying the increasing relevance of psychology and the behavioral sciences to dental training and clinical practice. It has a wide-ranging and dynamic impact in patients' lives and shows some links with other…

He was even afraid of the bedroom he shared with his wife. Panic attacks also interfered with his job. After trying prescription medication, he eventually turned to clinical psychotherapist Carmen Collier for help at New Wellness Associates in Green…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, kortweg emdr, is een geprotocolleerde, goed onderzochte behandelmethode voor angstproblemen en klachten van patiënten die het gevolg zijn van een of meer akelige gebeurtenissen in het verleden. Denk…

There is evidence that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is more prevalent in patients with bipolar disorder. According to a review, 1. the mean prevalence of PTSD in bipolar patients is 16.0%, which is double the lifetime prevalence of PTSD in…

However, almost all of them had serious war traumas in Syria. The aims of the project were training and supervision of local therapists and as a result of this provide early intervention to the refugees who live in the camos. The early intervention…

• Trauma Theory (attachment theories, developmental theories, neurobiological theories and brain science) help explain the potential negative consequences of childhood trauma (mental, emotional, and behavioral outcomes• Early intervention with effect…

"Self-Directed use of Eye Movements Sets for Stress Reduction" is an explicit topic in Francine Shapiro's Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (1995)--see p. 236. It pioneering use with children is documented below, but this way of doing it…

목적 :이 연구의 목적은 규제 집단 치료 (ARGT)에 영향의 반응의 치료 효과 및 예측 인자를 조사 하였다 최근 충격 어린이 그룹에 전달. 방법 : 목격 또는 학교에서 비극적 인 사고에 직면 한 464 학교 어린이, 총, 규제 집단 치료에 영향을 미치는 단일 세션, psychoeducation을 포함 안구 운동 탈감작 및 재 처리에서 규제 요소에 영향을 미치는 그 주어졌다. 누구의 방해 규모 (SUDS) 점수의 주제 단위의 초기 점수가 4…

Background: We performed the first meta-analysis of clinical studies by investigating the effects of eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy on the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and…

It is still not clear whether brain hemodynamics plays a role in the functional and structural alterations in schizophrenia, since prior imaging studies showed conflicting findings. In this study we non-invasively explored cerebral and cerebellar…

El presente estudio de campo fue realizado seis meses posteriores a la catástrofe natural ocurrida en febrero del año 2009 en la Ciudad de Tartagal, Provincia de Salta, Argentina.

Achtergrond: Van oudsher zijn psychotherapieën gericht op de verbale representaties (gedachten) van patiënten. Dit is onder andere nuttig gebleken in de cognitief gedragstherapeutische behandeling van psychose. Echter, steeds meer studies suggereren…

El uso de placebos y diseños a doble ciego ha cumplido un papel crucial en la investigación clínica en Medicina. Su aplicación a lainvestigación de resultados en psicoterapia ha sido controversial. Muchos autores niegan la posibilidad de su…

Context: The necessity of specific intervention components for the successful treatment of patients with posttraumatic stress disorder is the subject of controversy.Objective:To investigate the complexity of clinical problems as a moderator of…

To prevent adverse long-term effects, children who suffer from posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) need treatment. Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) is an established treatment for children with PTSS. However, alternatives are…

This paper presents an overview of the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy Protocols used in Humanitarian Trauma Recovery Interventions in Latin America & the Caribbean since 1998 to address natural disasters (e.g.,…

During the week-long camp, the children received treatment comprised of multiple components. One component was a series of three group therapy sessions, lasting a total of 6 hours, based on the EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP).…

Although the main symptoms of dementia consist of neuropsychological impairment, particularly long-term memory, dementia often involves severe behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD). There are quite a few patients whose BPSD are…

Two seminal studies currently provide empirical evidence for treatment of PTSD and anchor the VA’s treatment focus/ funding...Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) (Monson et al., 2006) Prolonged Exposure (PE) (Schnurr et al., 2007). Both showed 40% -…

It is estimated that more than 40% of the general population suffers from one or more fears of a specific object or situation at some times in their lives. Since EMDR is capable of resolving disturbing memories of events that are critical in the…

In the Client Preparation Phase (Phase 2), the client learns self-soothing skills before progressing to trauma processing. It is essential that the client be able to voluntarily change from a state of high distress to a state of lower distress before…

Overall, the psychotherapy field has missed, minimized or ignored the potency of social stigma and oppression as a primary or contributing traumatizing force. This workshop will help the EMDR clinician better understand the importance of social…

The combination of EMDR and Ego-State-Therapy (EST) does not only provide helpful tools in clinical practice, but also the two theoretical frameworks have a lot in common: - working with memory networks (EMDR) can be understood as working with a…

Our capacity and desire to form emotionally healthy relationships begins in infancy and is dependent on the quality and consistency of care we receive from others, most often, our parents. The experience of such care in childhood is associated with…

The aim of this study is to initiate the use of EMDR in the business area. In line with this, we designed a project with 23 sales representatives from the distributor of a multinational company. Pre and post-testing tools were; BDE, STAI 1-2, MTE…

The brain has highly evolved functions which allow complex decision-making. It also has more primitive defence responses which are likely to be dominant at a time of intense threat – even if that threat is interpersonal or social rather than…

The purpose of the current study was to examine hotspots in PTSD within the context of EMDR therapy. During the setup of EMDR, clients select an image representing the worst part of the traumatic event ('hotspots') and identify associated emotions…

Every individual has a unique story. Their stories start before they were born and even go far beyond previous generations. The goal in every therapy is to construct a coherent life story within the individual. We know that family secrets are…

An initial revision of Bowlby’s attachment theory is used as a theoretical basis for the transmission of family information, such as values, cognitions, as well as non-reprocessed material (trauma), as an attempt for establishing external affect…

EMDR therapists who are also Family Therapists have integrated EMDR into their work mainly on a one to one basis. This workshop will demonstrate how to use EMDR conjointly with couples and families. The first step is making the decision as to when to…

Several international studies demonstrate that the problem of drug-addiction seems to be very often correlated with complex trauma in early childhood and youth. Such as the results of the „Adverse Childhood Experiences“ study (Felitti et al., 2000)…

In this presentation we will briefly summarize research on the role of eye movements (EM) in negative, positive and neutral images. We will discuss the results in light of the working memory hypothesis and discuss important clinical implications. EM…

EMDR and Autism can make an excellent combination. Using EMDR with individuals with autism can reduce both symptoms of PTSD and autism. These benefits are long lasting and provide a foundation for continuing growth and development. Individuals with…

The “Flashforward” procedure (Logie & De Jongh, in press) will be introduced as a treatment for ‘worst case scenario’ irrational fears, for example, when a persisting fear continues after the core memories of past events have been fully…

Fibromyalgia or Fibromyalgia Syndrome is a chronic pain disorder that causes fatigue, muscle pain and tenderness, sleep deprivation. Fibromyalgia is also called “soft-tissue rheumatism” and it affects number of people’s lives around the world. Other…

Alllergies are on the rise, despite a growing range of medications and treatments available by the pharmaceutical industry and technologised medicine. Especially illnesses and disorders of the immune system increase our awareness of the boundaries…

PTSD can be reduced or prevented if treated during the first month after a trauma when a person displays Acute Stress Disorder (ASD). Although usually used later, EMDR has also been used effectively in the immediate period following trauma. Victims…

This presentation will introduce an empirically established model of rape-specific peritraumatic responses, their consequences and the implications for EMDR treatment. The first half will present findings from our 2013 research (Moor, et al., 2013)…

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