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Thousands of victims of phobias, rape, childhood abuse, natural disasters, and combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder have benefited from a controversial new treatment called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Developed in…

Rorschach protocols from patients whose treatment includes the use of EMDR are analyzed. Rorschach protocols are obtained prior to a first EMDR session and following treatment. The structural summary for the pretreatment protocols are used to…

It is proposed that enhanced mindfulness of emotions is a key factor in successful reprocessing of traumatic memories with EMDR. Clinical experience of utilising this focus will be presented. An attempt to study the hypothesis using functional…

It often has been theorized that psychopaths have a fundamental deficit with respect to emotions (Cleckley, 1976). They would be unable to experiment acute emotional reactions, like posttraumatic stress. The study compares posttraumatic stress…

Participants will be able to: 1) describe relevant research on EMDR with childhood trauma; 2) analyze the developmental tasks that are affected by childhood trauma; 3) use case study data to illustrate how EMDR enables reprocessing of trust,…

Participants will learn to: 1) share different experiences of working in different cultures to help therapists in their work; 2) realize the possibilities of the EMDR method across different languages and cultures; 3) facilitate development training…

An important meeting for research development and dissemination.

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Participants will be able to: 1) summarize what is currently known about EMDR from the last decade of research; 2) discuss at least three methodological problems that appear in some of the published EMDR research; 3) describe the methodological…

Participants will: 1) learn about current basic research on the mechanism of action of EMDR; 2) learn about planned future research; 3) participate in dicussions of other possible directions for basic research; and 4) investgate the relationship…

This symposium features reports on two randomized controlled studies. The first study is of EMDR (as part of a multi-component treatment) compared to standard care only for 300 incarcerated teens in several New York state facilities. The second study…

EMDR is both a trauma resolution method and a comprehensive phase model of trauma treatment. EMDR training has typically focused primarily on the trauma resolution method (phases 3-7 of the protocol), with only passing mention of the rest of the…

Companion to Using EMDR with children. This article covers consists of three measures which are simple, user-friendly, and may be helpful in tracking a child's progress in treatment

You've experienced a loss - your parent died, your child died, your spouse died. You went through the funeral and the official mourning period. You've had family members and fiiends by your side. The casseroles appeared every morning; the invitations…

Most of the published research on EMDR to date has focused on the “domain of verification” – many case studies on EMDR applied to different clinical issues, some reports on a series of cases, a few well controlled outcome studies, a very few…

One of the beauties of EMDR is that, in most cases, clients can simply begin each set of eye movements by focusing on their associations from the previous set. The therapist simply says, "Go with that." This workshop will identify clients for whom…

Besides providing an overview of current EMDR research, this presentation examine related clinical implications. Although EMDR is efficacious in PSTD treatment, different studies have achieved a range of results. Factors that might account for this…

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Confusion regarding EMDR has lead to the need for the education of clients and professionals alike. Participants will learn the theoretical, empirical, and historical issues regarding EMDR and 1) placebo effects; 2) exposure procedures; 3) the eye…

Many EMDR clinicians are interested in beginning to do some research, often on new applications of EMDR that they've identified. This workshop will cover how to begin doing research. Topics covered will include: how to make a contribution to EMDR…

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EMDR is gaining widespread acceptance as the body of research supporting its efficacy grows. As a result, increasing numbers of patients are requesting EMDR and numerous clinicians are seeking training for themselves and consultation from others for…

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Will present the latest available details on research projects in progress involving EMDR with children and adolescents. Focus will be on design, measures, ethics, and other methodological issues, as well as any preliminary findings which may be…

This interactive presentation is for clinicians interested in conducting research into EMDR. Basic design of treatment outcome studies N of I research, and other issues wiill be examined. A brief review of research already conducted on EMDR to…

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This workshop will be primarily lecture based. Content will be drawn from various areas of memory and cognition, conditioning and learning, psychophysiology, neurology, and other relevant material. Efforts will be made to form multi-level models,…

Participants will learn: 1) the research findings with respect to EMDR dismantling stuides; 2) the research findings with respect to the effects of eye movements on cognitive and emotional processes; 3) the components of the model that proposes that…

Participants will be able to: 1) explain how the Gold Standards can be applied to evaluate the methodology used in EMDR treatment outcome research studies; 2) describe how differences in outcome are related to differences in methodology, and why…

Comment on: Davidson, P. R., & Parker, K. C. H. (2001, April). Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR): A meta-analysis. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 69(2), 305-316; with the QUESTION: Is eye movement…

Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), often resulting in dramatic symptom relief in clients, has become an increasingly popular treatment for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and a variety of other diagnoses and symptoms. EMDR…

This commentary raises questions about how we assess therapeutic techniques. In particular, it critiques a recent paper promoting EMDR for use with college students.

The present article is a response to R. May's commentary (see record 2005-03961-005) on our original article: "A Look at EMDR: Technique, Research and Use with College Students" (see record 2003-10645-005). May points out the controversial nature of…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a treatment approach found to be efficacious for trauma-related disorders. This article provides an overview of the EMDR treatment process and briefly describes treatment components. It reviews…

Kotbe: (Voiceover) In April of 1998, Mike reached a breaking point. He thought about committing suicide and was desperate for help. He was willing to try anything. But could this possibly be the answer to 30 years of misery? It's called "EMDR" and…

Some advocated a controversial form of therapy called eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR), which involves asking the patient to focus on the therapist's moving finger as they recall the unpleasant memories. The condition became…

His therapist felt that Jack could be helped by a relatively new therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). EMDR was originated in 1987 and has become a recognized means of helping those dealing with the effects of traumatic…

Jag har arbetat de senaste tio åren med behandling av barn och ungdomar på en BUP-mottagning i Stockholm i ett invandrartätt område. Jag träffar därför många barn/ungdomar med olika typer av krigstrauman men naturligtvis också klienter med andra…

I have made some interesting observations regarding the mechanisms underlying Francine Shapiro’s Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. [Excerpt]

Toward the end of a powerful session, my client closed her eyes and laid her hands lightly on her lap. Immediately, they began a fluttering, spontaneous movement: left hand, right hand. While this was occurring, my client was mostly silent and was…

The following speculations are submitted to stimulate discussion and perhaps research about some of the primary neuropsychological processes involved in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
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