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One way of thinking about procrastination is to regard it as a form of addiction; an addiction to putting things off. As with other addictive patterns, the client will choose a short-term gratification (i.e., of delay and avoidance) instead of going…

Offering security to reluctant or fearful clients through an understanding of mechanisms and direct control of their own process in early therapy. Going beyond Psychoeducation, mindfulness/grounding and visualisation to consideration of techniques,…

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Eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) has been hailed as a new experimental treatment for survivors of trauma that can provide rapid relief from the debilitating symptoms associated with PTSD. EMDR's efficacy reportedly stems from the…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a recently developed psychotherapy treatment procedure which combines imaginal exposure with eye movements and is reported to dramatically reduce negative symptoms associated with trauma related…

5 women prisoners with a history of being battered and who met the DSM-IV criteria for PTSD were assessed (A phase) and provided with structured relaxation training (RT) (B phase, or placebo treatment), followed by eye movement desensitization and…

Objective: This study surveyed practices in treating childhood PTSD among child psychiatrists and non-M.D. therapists with self-identified interest in treating traumatized children. Method: An anonymous survey was mailed to 207 child psychiatrists…

The willingness of a victim to re-experience trauma through the use of words and felt emotion, to approach rather than avoid the experience under conditions of safety, is generally associated with the resolution of the trauma (Van der Kolk 2002,…
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