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This study was undertaken to determine how effective Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is in helping clients to lessen or end their cycle of SUDs and behavioral addictions in the long term. Secondly, this study aimed to…

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I guide you through this chapter as a woman in long-term recovery from drug addiction, alcoholism and co-dependency, a journey that began in 2002. Being public about my recovery as a professional exposes me to constant criticism from many of my…

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Feeling lost in a maze of Feeling States, Deturs and treatment barriers when working with clients with histories of trauma and addiction? Through the use of a scripted handout, diagrams that address critical decision points, client examples and…

One new model for residential and outpatient addictions treatment proposes that readiness for EMDR therapy and treatment planning will take place best in an agency that utilizes mindfulness and adjunctive modalities at the center of its stabilization…

Background and objectives: Experimental research suggests that working memory (WM) taxation reduces craving momentarily. Using a modified Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) procedure, prolonged reductions in craving and relapse…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is an effective treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder. During this treatment, patients recall traumatic memories while making horizontal eye movements (EM). Studies have shown that EM not…

This workshop will focus on the uses of EMDR with addiction issues. After briefly reviewing Prochaska and DiClemente’s Stages of Change Model, participants will learn about different protocols used with addiction as well as applications of…

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Mental health practitioners must be prepared to treat addiction-related issues―affecting up to 50% of mental health clients―whether or not clients present with addiction as a primary concern. This practical roadmap to the treatment of addictions…

Aims: The purpose of the study is to examine the effects of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) associated with Schema Therapy (ST) on the improvement in symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), attachment disorder (AD) and…

Background: Addiction constitutes a major public health problem, and despite treatment, relapse rates remain very high. Preliminary findings suggest that Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), an evidence-based treatment for PTSD, may…

The comorbidity of PTSD and substance abuse gives sufficient reason to treat patients who are addicted with EMDR targeting the traumatic memories, which drive the comorbid PTSD. However, there are several pathways leading to addiction and PTSD is…

ADDICTIONS…habits with negative consequences where people find rewards that make it difficult to change. Frustrating to have, frustrating to help people with. This workshop will equip EMDR clinicians with knowledge and skills to address addictive…

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Objective: This study investigated the effects of standard eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) protocol in chronically dependent patients. We propose that reprocessing traumatic memories with EMDR would lead to measurable changes of…

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…

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…

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…

Background: Compulsions and cravings for smoking have been the subject of behavioral treatment. EMDR [1] is an established, effective treatment of trauma-based disorders [2]. Its use in the treatment of addictions and compulsions is relatively new.…

In my experience, EMDR is the fastest, most effective and least intrusive way to help clients release trauma, regardless of whether it stems from childhood abuse, sexual abuse or assault, accidents, disasters or combat, and regardless of whether it…

Research has shown that EMDR may be utilized to assist with recovery from chemical and process addictions. The challenges with this population can be daunting, and for many years EMDR therapists were encouraged to wait to do any trauma work until the…

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Addiction to substances and compulsive behaviors are some of the most challenging disorders of our time, however, treatments that effectively break the cycle of relapse have been elusive. Case conceptualization and target development in addictive…

Craving vormt de kern van instandhouding van verslaving en mentale beeldvorming behelst een groot deel van craving. In dit onderzoek werd craving naar voedsel opgewekt door de mentale beeldvorming van het favoriete voedsel. Het effect van…

Roken vormt wereldwijd de meest te voorkomen doodsoorzaak (Vleeming, Rambali & Opperhuizen, 2002; van Zundert, 2011). Het is belangrijk om nieuwe effectieve behandelingen te ontwikkelen voor rookverslaving, omdat goede behandelingen voor het…

This paper discusses the use of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) in addictions providing two case studies. Addictions have become a major public health problem impacting millions of individuals and their families. Although the…

DeTUR™: An Urge Reduction Protocol in Dealing with Addictions and Dysfunctional Behaviors. This protocol has been used effectively by EMDR therapists over the years in dealing with a wide range of addictions and behaviors, including substances,…

Questa tesi di licenza trova origine in due elementi, da una parte nella consapevolezza della notevole incidenza che le tossicodipendenze hanno nell 'odierna societa e, dall'altra, nella constatazione di come gli eventi traumatici siano strettamente…

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This workshop will present an overview of the ‘addiction-specific’ outcomes from the Kaiser Permanente-CDC Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study (Felitti et al, 1998), the largest, most influential epidemiological study of our time. Case…

Background: The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy on the emotion regulation and emotion recognition of addicts with traumatic experience. Materials and Methods: This research…

Substance and behavioral addictions such as gambling compulsions, sex addictions, and smoking have been notoriously resistant to treatment. The Feeling-State Theory (FST) of Addiction presents a new understanding of the etiology of addiction. FST…

A tool in the healing of trauma. Studies reveal a cessation of PTSD symptoms as well as recovery from addiction issues that may be associated.

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Los pacientes con trastorno límite de la personalidad y adicciones suponen un desafío para los centros de atención específicos. Los pacientes con patología dual suelen presentar dificultades en los programas orientados a la evitación del consumo. No…

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The experience of being a woman in the modern world cannot be easily described using a series of psychological cliches and generic feminist language. This book contains contributions from scholars and clinical practitioners around the globe (USA,…

The co-occurrence of PTSD and of substance use disorder (SD) is known to be very high. However the question of whether and how to treat such patients remains largely unanswered in the EMDR community. We report on two cases of EMDR-based treatment of…

When Nicole, a 40-year-old teacher from Santa Barbara, began doing EMDR therapy, she had already been in regular old therapy since the age of 18. But despite years of cognitive behavioral work, she suffered an emotional breakdown at 38 and wound up…

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This workshop will employ lecture and demonstration of several case studies. The 4-­‐Field-­‐Technique is a special method of EMDR that was developed by Jarero et al. 1997 in Mexico. For complex traumatized and drug addicted people this method is…

The Feeling-State Theory of Behavioral and Substance Addictions postulates that addiction (both behavioral and substance) are created when positive feelings become rigidly linked with specific objects or behavior. This linkage between feeling and…

L’EMDR (désensibilisation et retraitement par les mouvements oculaires) est une thérapie qui a démontré son efficacité dans le traitement de l’état de stress post-traumatique (ESPT). Une littérature clinique encore relativement réduite, mais…

The purpose of this document is to act as a training manual for those clinicians that work with addictive populations and that have completed already completed EMDR level 1 and 2 trainings. Previous research on EMDR has focused on its usefulness for…

A growing body of literature indicates that eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) can be useful in the treatment of addictions. When combined with traditional addictions treatment approaches, EMDR can enhance client stability, prevent…

EMDR and Recovery • EMDR helps patients reframe their attachment to drug use and drug lifestyle into “addiction trauma.” • EMDR decreases traumatic memories that destabilize the path to recovery. • EMDR provides hope of trauma resolution for patients…

‘Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing’ (EMDR) is in de afgelopen twintig jaar een effectieve behandelingmethode gebleken voor posttraumatische stress-stoornis (PTSS; Bison, Ehlers, Mathews e.a., 2007). Doel van EMDR is het verwerken van de…

A structured six-session group therapy has been developed and approved for overcoming craving. The six session protocol can easily be integrated to well-applied EMDR protocols (DeTur from Popky, CravEx from Haase) supported by systematic…

Within our field, the term “addiction” has been used to describe not only chemical dependence but also entrenched, selfdefeating behavior patterns. Either type of addiction may develop in the context of traumatic experience. An impulse to engage in…

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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a therapy that has been demonstrated to be effective in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A relatively small but growing body of literature indicates that EMDR may be an…
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