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The field mental disorders specifically associated with stress is characterised by lively debates, including about the extent to which human suffering should be medicalised and the purportedly inflationary expansion of post-traumatic stress disorder…

The student asked her Zen Teacher: “How will I ever be liberated?” The Zen Teacher replied: “Who has put you in prison?” This paper examines the lived experiences of highly functioning women and men who have combined “The Three Treasures: EMDR,…

A model of joint conceptualisation will invite the therapist to place a foot in the bizarre world of the person’s OCD with its complex, varied and highly emotive rules woven with dread, terror or disgust within its own cruel, internal, apparently…

I am the mother of the murdered British schoolgirl Milly Dowler. My thirteen year old daughter Milly was abducted and murdered in March 2002. Her body lay undiscovered for six months during which time I literally felt on the brink of insanity and…

[reminds] grief counselors and traumatologists about the dangers of overspecialization / emphasizes that each approach offers unique strengths that should be synthesized evolution of modern thanatology / grief counseling / trauma counseling / death…

After-death communication (ADC) is a naturally occurring phenomenon in which a living person perceives direct contact with a deceased person. Studies indicate that one-third of people across vast demographics have experienced ADCs. This presentation…

Objective: The purpose of this review is to describe interventions used with children who are exposed to disasters and terrorism and to present information about the potential benefits of these interventions. Methods: A literature search conducted in…

Compassion-focused eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) can play a role in healing the wounds of repressed trauma memories, shame and grief. No one therapy is a panacea for all, and the developments of approaches such as…

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This review begins by placing grief that relates to the loss of someone important to us, within the context of an almost universal experience. It acknowledges the impact of grief as being costly to both the individual’s well-being and the community…

In the cases of grief discussed, eye movement desensitization (EMDR) was used for psychotherapy effectively. Even though 'time heals', in this study, it was found that addressing the memories of loss along with beliefs, emotions and body sensations…

This is a case report of a sixteen-year-old adolescent Sri Lankan, Sinhalese girl who was referred for psychological interventions. She was diagnosed with moderate depression coupled with deliberate self-harm practices and psychological trauma…

Grief resulting from a loss of loved ones is a universal experience, but the extent of psychological and physical distress as well as the mourning process varies from person to person. One of the obstacles that hinder successful mourning despite…

Increasing rate of depression among college going youth is a critical problem. Depression can be expressed both in form of suicidal, self-harming actions or aggression. Studies show that suicide attempts among young people may be based on…

This single case study illustrates how the use of client’s developmental timeline can be helpful in preparing a client for EMDR when client’s history involves the presence of complex traumas. In a case of a 35 year old Indian married woman, residing…

‘EMDR and combined techniques in the treatment of (complicated) mourning’ Working with mourning clients can be difficult: to face the irrevocability of loss and to stand helpless and empty-handed as a therapist is a heavy burden. Sometimes it seems…

This case study examines the contribution of compassionate mind training (CMT) when used as a resource in the eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) treatment of a 58-year-old man, who presented after a recent trauma with psychological…

L’articolo si propone di evidenziare l’efficacia dell’EMDR nei casi di lutto, in particolare quando questo evento implica un trauma psicologico, che interferisce con il normale processo di elaborazione della perdita. Si delinea allora una situazione…

Although most people encounter at least one traumatic event over their lifetime, not all of them will develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Lifetime prevalence of full-blown PTSD, known as an anxiety disorder, is in fact around 10%. In…

This presentation will discuss grief and bereavement, the processes the mourner has to go through for adaptive assimilation and accommodation of the loss, and how Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) can be integrated into an overall…

“Traduire la recherche en pratique” constitue une nouvelle rubrique régulière du journal dans laquelle des cliniciens font part d’exemples de cas cliniques qui soutiennent, exposent en détail ou illustrent les résultats d’une étude de recherche…

Brief eclectic psychotherapy for PTSD (BEP) is a trauma-focused treatment which has been shown to be equally effective for the treatment of PTSD as CBT/PE and EMDR. It is the treatment of choice if there is a need not only for decreasing anxiety but…

Working with mourning clients can be difficult. To face the irrevocability of loss and to stand helpless and empty-handed as a therapist is a heavy burden. Sometimes it seems there is nothing we can do to help our clients. Yet there are many ways in…

I can understand the disappointment of the writer who would have liked to have the future template spelled out in the body of the excerpt. However, the fact that the full text of the future template was not scripted is not a reflection of the lack of…

Objective: Despite advances in obstetric and neonatal care, many women will experience the birth of stillborn infant or the death of a newborn. Stillbirth is a devastating experience for women, sometimes leads to depression, anxiety, traumatic grief…

Directe nabestaanden van slachtoffers van moord krijgen vaak te maken met een PTSS en gecompliceerde rouw. De Rijksuniversiteit Groningen is, met medefinanciering door het Fonds Slachtofferhulp, een onderzoek gestart naar de vraag of professionele…

Several scientific models have been proposed to explain the unique efficacy of EMDR in treating PTSD. These include models based on the relaxation response, on working memory, and on REM-sleep associative processing. In this workshop I will describe…

The growing attention to acts of interpersonal violence and misconduct among military members has accompanied a host of research investigating the nature and causes associated with these behaviors. As such, a robust body of literature exists lending…

La pérdida de un ser querido es un evento de gran impacto emocional que afectando a todo el sistema familiar, puede ser muy diferente en el modo en que cada uno de sus miembros perciba, interprete, afronte y se adapte a la nueva situación tras la…

The purpose of this project was to propose a long-term, theoretically sound and research supported person-centered grief counseling group for adult women who were sexually abused as children. A review of the literature indicated that child abuse…

The article presents a study on the effectiveness of grief counseling and post-death experiences in helping the bereaved. It states that 45 clients who had Guided Afterlife Connections experiences were enrolled in the study and Subjective Units of…

Em uma família com estrutura complexa: a mãe vive há 14 anos durante o dia com o companheiro que é casado com outra mulher (com quem passa as noites) e teve dois filhos desse relacionamento. Importante ressaltar que a mãe vivia nas ruas e teve uma…

E.M.D.R.: que significa Desensibilización y Reprocesamiento con Movimientos Oculares es un método psicoterapéutico para tratar trastornos emocionales que son causadas por experiencias abrumadoras de la vida, que van desde eventos traumáticos como…

Introduction: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an empirically-supported psychotherapeutic approach for treating trauma, which is also applicable to a wide range of other experientially-based clinical complaints. It is…

“Translating Research Into Practice” is a new regular journal feature in which clinicians share clinical case examples that support, elaborate, or illustrate the results of a specific research study. Each column begins with the abstract of that…

“Protocol for Excessive Grief“ is excerpted from Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Scripted Protocols: Basics and Special Situations illustrating a scripted protocol from one of Francine Shapiro's 6 basic protocols. “Scripting“…

Introducción: La desensibilización y reprocesamiento por movimientos oculares (EMDR) es un abordaje psicoterapéutico que acelera el tratamiento de diversas patologías fóbicas y traumáticas, especialmente del Trastorno por estrés postraumático (TEPT).…

Brief eclectic psychotherapy for PTSD (BEPP) is a trauma-focused treatment which has shown to be equally effective for the treatment of PTSD as CBT/PE and EMDR. It is the treatment of choice if there is need for not only decreasing anxiety but also…

Along the same lines, evidence-based assessment and interventions must be in line with the finding of how significant the subjective impressions of sexual assault are for incarcerated older adults in treatment. A promising intervention that is being…

Objetivos de aprendizaje del trabajo: - Revisar la conceptualización de Duelo para EMDR - Identificar los blancos sobre los que planificar los procedimientos, especialmente en TEPT complejo - Ampliar recursos en los tratamientos de duelo, en sus dos…

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Objective: Despite advances in obstetric and neonatal care, many women will experience the birth of stillborn infant or the death of a newborn. Stillbirth is a devastating experience for women, sometimes leads to depression, anxiety, traumatic grief…

Doel: In deze workshop wordt de deelnemer vertrouwd gemaakt met de psychodynamiek van (gecompliceerde) rouw, en het gebruik van EMDR bij de behandeling van allerlei verschillende patronen van vastgelopen rouw. Naast theorie bevat de workshop…

Brief eclectic psychotherapy for PTSD (BEPP) is a trauma-focused treatment which has shown to be equally effective for the treatment of PTSD as CBT/PE and EMDR. It is the treatment of choice if there is need for not only decreasing anxiety but also…

Er is niet veel bekend over de mogelijkheden van EMDR behandeling bij mensen met hersenbeschadiging. In het casusboek EMDR is een hoofdstuk wat vertelt over de behandeling van rouw bij een vrouw met een CVA in de voorgeschiedenis. Verder zullen de…

EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) is een intensieve vorm van psychotherapie voor mensen die last houden van de gevolgen van een schokkende ervaring. Een deel van de getroffenen 'verwerkt' deze ervaringen op eigen kracht. Anderen…

Brief eclectic psychotherapy (BEP) has been developed as a 16-session treatment manual for PTSD (www.traumatreatment.eu) when CST and EMDR were not available. BEP consists of (1) psychoeducation, together with a partner or close friend; (2) imaginal…

Presentation will address the therapeutic issues of a complex bereavement case with traumatized history in a bicultural society. EMDR as an integrative psychotherapeutic approach and theory like the "Structural Dissociation of the Personality" as…

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Mevrouw Akersloot is een vrouw van in de zeventig. Zij werd verwezen door haar neuroloog, in verband met slaapproblemen en irrationele angsten. De klachten hielden verband met traumatische gebeurtenissen. In 2004 was zij opgenomen op de afdeling…
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