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A combined research project by two universities has shown that an innovative treatment that involves rapid eye movements is reducing the symptoms of post-traumatic stress in trauma patients.

This workshop will describe three major constructs that aid in effective processing. The "Domains of Self" is a model for rapid assessment. The "Zone of Optimal Arousal" is a model by which therapists can identify what, if any, interweaves will be…

La douleur chronique est une condition complexe et difficile à traiter. L’état psychique est, très souvent, sévèrement atteint que ce soit avant l’apparition de la douleur ou avec l’installation de celle-ci. L’intervention avec l’EMDR…

The easiest way to explain what EMDR does is that it helps with integrating the traumatic memory. It doesn’t erase the memory but it helps the person process it in a way so that it is not as troublesome anymore. When, for example, the car accident…

The emergence of EMDR therapy as the premier treatment for PTSD, has been accompanied by a recognition of the healing role played by the relationship between EMDR therapist and client (Shapiro, 2001; Dworkin, 2005; Marich 2009). In her 2012…

This review aims to evaluate the effectiveness of psychological interventions for PTSD symptoms or other symptoms of psychological distress arising from trauma in people with SMI.

Emotional trauma affects a large proportion of the South African population. This article addresses its influence on music learners, including its effects on brain development, relational development, learning and music-making. The power of the…

There is a growing need for EMDR therapists to effectively treat military and veteran populations. This full-day workshop provides essential information for treating this special population including basic understanding of military-related coping…

This workshop will provide opportunity for Canadian EMDR clinicians working with military, veterans & paramilitary to gather together. We will discover our common problems, share solutions, and develop ways to remain connected & be resources…

Dopo avere dato dei cenni storici di antropologia culturale, psichiatria transculturale ed etnopsichiatria si passa ad esaminare la letteratura che descrive gli interventi nel campo della salute mentale effettuati con i migranti. Nella prima parte si…

Introduzione. Esistono pochi studi che hanno indagato gli effetti di una psicoterapia ritenuta efficace sulle alterazioni strutturali delle regioni cerebrali associate al disturbo da stress post-traumatico (PTSD). Ci siamo, pertanto, proposti di…

In een themanummer over EMDR mag een interview met Renée Beer en Carlijn de Roos, de grondlegsters voor de toepassing bij kinderen en jeugdigen in Nederland, niet ontbreken. Enerzijds omdat EMDR nog steeds veel vragen oproept, anderzijds omdat wij…

Em sua prática clínica, a autora tem se deparado com pacientes que apresentavam um quadro clínico onde prevalecia um diagnóstico ligado a doenças físicas. Por meio deste trabalho, pretende-se mostrar a história de vida desses pacientes, as…

EMDRIA is a rapidly growing organization that needs and welcomes increased member participation on the Board of Directors, in Regional Coordinator positions, and on various Committees. This powerful and practical workshop, under the auspices of the…

We previously reported on the outcomes of a controlled study of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) effectiveness in the treatment of traumatic memory (Wilson, Tinker, & Becker, 1994; Wilson, Becker, & tinker, in press). In…

3 CONTROLLED TRIALS FOR PTSD: PE COMPARED TO 1) EMDR; 2) CPT; AND 3) CR Chair: Barbara O. Rothbaum, Emory University School of Medicine, Psychiatry; Discussant: Terence M. Keane, Boston VA Medical Center Three randomized controlled trials treating…

EMDR targeting relies on explicit memory images and verbalization of cognitions, but attachment trauma is held in the right hemisphere’s implicit memory. Any therapy purporting to treat attachment trauma must meet four criteria (Fosha) (Objective…

At 16 he was playing drums at CBGB and Max's Kansas City as the punk scene exploded. After destroying his career (Pianosaurus, King Missile) he got sober. The PsyD & MFT explains his extensive work with treating trauma victims (especially those…

Looking for calm in the chaos – for you and your clients? Examine findings of recent research regarding the brain’s neuroplasticity and our ability to re-wire our own brains. Learn four 60-second strategies that can calm, relax, heighten sense of…

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This study describes the use of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing in clients suffering from posttraumatic stress symptoms after recent traumatic experience. Between November 2003 and July 2009, 45 clients of a general medicine practise…

Out of hardship often comes great art. That's the message behind "Every Song I Write Is For You," the album by Dale Watson that hits stores July 24. The hard-core honky-tonker wears his heart on his sleeve -- literally, the sleeve of his CD, which…

In 1989, the seminal randomized controlled study on EMD appeared in the Journal of Traumatic Stress. However, by the time the first trainings began in the US in 1990, the principles now known as the Adaptive Information Processing model were guiding…

Working with EMDR with people who suffer from complex trauma leads often to difficulties not only about case conceptualization, but also desensitization and reprocessing, with a risk of destabilization or even decompensation. Often many targets,…

She eventually found it in 2012, with a therapy called "eye movement desensitization and reprocessing" (EMDR), a process that involved focusing on the trauma of the accident while using external stimuli—a flashing light and vibrating…

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The controversy about EMDR training previously focused on whether it was necessary. In this paper I argue that the current model of training is not sufficient. I propose a higher standard of training, taking advantage of locally-based trainers who…

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This pilot study investigated the effectiveness of a new model of peak performance training based on applications of brain research to stimulate mental skill acquisition leading to enhanced performance capabilities. Brain-based techniques such as…

The MRI approach to brief therapy originated out of the serendipitous coming together of several incredibly creative minds that resulted in a form of psychotherapy in which the major goal was to make psychotherapy more efficient and more effective.…

Argues that eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and hypnosis are qualitatively different states of neurophysiological functioning. An experiment is reported in which the effects of EMDR on brain functioning of 3 Ss are examined. EEGs…

This presentation was given at the 9th International Focusing Conference held near Pforzheim in Germany. Focusing Oriented psychotherapists were introduced to the role of EMDR could play at part of their experiential therapy. Participants were urged…

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Although I spent 10 years as a Buddhist monk and meditation teacher before becoming a therapist, I have always considered myself an agnostic on the issue of reincarnation. So it was much to my surprise, and without any prompting on my Part, that one…

Clinicians trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) are well aware of the often cited report of Dr. Shapiro's discovery of Eye Movement Desensitization. The following is a brief account of an 8- year-old male sexual abuse…

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