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Theoretical background: Neuroimaging research has extensively investigated neurobiological correlates of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Findings from these studies have identified hyper-reactivity of the amygdalae with acquisition of fear…

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,…

EMDR is an important therapy in the treatment of complex PTSD, including dissociative disorders and certain personality disorders. This presentation will provide solutions to problems within the 8 phases of EMDR. Objectives include managing triggers…

Abstract:EMDR is an efficacious therapy for the treatment of PTSD. Increasingly, EMDR is being recognized as an important and viable therapy in the treatment of complex PTSD, including Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, Dissociative…

Summary • Pathogenic family dynamics (relational configurations) are internalized as ego state conflicts • The resulting ego state system is a structured complementation of the loyalty system • The subjective sense of Self (and corresponding…

This workshop introduces two conceptual frameworks. The optimal zone of arousal and node isolation theory and techniques. The first is for assessing readiness for, and identifying obstacles to safe phase four processing. The second describes a…

This workshop will help clinicians transform the quality and pace of their work with complex trauma clients, reversing the processes of non-realization and non-personification with skill and finesse. An introduction of a technique called the Benefit…

This case series study investigated the effectiveness of an integrative eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and family therapy model, specifically the Integrative Attachment Trauma Protocol for Children (IATP-C), for improving…

The focus of this research was to gain a better understanding of the challenges of working with clients who have experienced severe or chronic trauma. The conceptual framework used for this research project is based on neurologically informed…

We decided to bring EMDR Psychotherapy to our treatment center as a primary modality. Our clinical team members are EMDR psychotherapists trained by EMDRIA approved trainers and the team continues on the EMDR path by completed advanced trainings. As…

Les sévices auto-infligés constituent une stratégie de coping actionnée par le trauma qui peut se comprendre du point de vue du modèle du Traitement adaptatif de l'information (TAI) et se prendre en charge par la psychothérapie EMDR…

Self-harm is frequently a trauma-driven coping strategy that can be understood from the perspective of the adaptive information processing (AIP) model and treated with eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy (Shapiro, 1995,…

There has a controversy concerning the need for stabilization with clients with complex trauma and dissociative disorders. This controversy just points out to the need to adapt the process to each client according to level of therapist experience;…

CGT and EMDR are well documented treatment programmes for PTSD. Most published studies concern “simple PTSD”, in this workshop presentations and discussions are focussed on the treatment principles and possible adjustments in techniques of CGT and…

This presentation will focus on practical and creative strategies for working with children with severe dysregulation of the affective system. These include children exhibiting insecure patterns of attachment, complex PTSD and dissociative symptoms.…

Healthcare service providers, as well as, mental health practitioners, frequently associate the suffering of complex trauma with pathology, mental illness, personality disorders and severe psychiatric dysfunction. Clients are perceived as difficult…

The paper presents a clinical case of an initial diagnosis of BPD referred to ARP by local psychiatric services where she was treated for a suicide attempt. The client presented serious affective dysregulation, impulse dyscontrol, dissociative…

As eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) has been increasingly applied in complex trauma-related disorders, including complex dissociative disorders, and trauma-related borderline personality disorder, EMDR practice may benefit from…

If we regard adult psychotherapy as the basis for a kind of attachment relationship in which the client seeks proximity by having a physical and emotional closeness with the therapist through which the client tries to create a”safe haven” soothing…

Durante y después de un desastre, el trauma psicológico es una consecuencia de las multifacéticas situaciones que viven individuos y comunidades. El modelo que se presenta a continuación, nos da una visión general del amplio espectro de los…

EMDR is widely recognized as a therapy of choice in psychotraumatology. However treating clients who suffer from complex traumatization, and especially dissociative disorder, using EMDR straightaway in its standard form is very difficult. “By far,…

We all display particular patterns of thinking, feeling and acting, depending on the situation. The transition is usually seamless in well-adjusted people, but where there has been disrupted attachment or sustained early life trauma the result is…

Managing dissociative interference when treating individuals with early repetitive traumatization requires recognition, then direct intervention. The “phobias of structural dissociation” are especially helpful in recognizing the less readily apparent…

N. è stata portata in Italia a 14 anni con l’illusione di lavorare come baby sitter, finisce invece vittima dello sfruttamento sessuale organizzato e per circa un anno subisce violenze sessuali, fisiche e psicologiche. Con forza e coraggio notevoli,…

EMDR can be safely used during the stabilization phase in a group of severely traumatized patients, not only to install positive elements, but to process dysfunctional elements (not necessarily traumatic memories, but patient-therapist relationship…

Mit den zunehmenden Forschungsergebnissen im Bereich psychotraumatischer Störungen sind auch neuere erfolgreiche Zugänge wie die EMDR-Methode entwickelt und anerkannt worden. Die von Dr. Francine Shapiro entwickelte und in ihrer Effektivität gut…

Die Entwicklung einer der neuesten erfolgreichen therapeutischen Entwicklungen in der Behandlung psychotraumatologischer Syndrome gelang Dr. Francine Shapiro vom Mental Research Institut in Palo Alto, Kalifornien. Eher zufällig, wie sie heute…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) developed by American psychologist Francine Shapiro in 1989 based on Adaptive information processing model and there are 8 phases in a full standard protocol to treat people with psychological…

This case series investigated the value of integrating eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and relationship therapies for children with histories of complex trauma. The purpose was to evaluate if treatment was associated with…

Attachment disorders, chronic stressful, traumatizing experiences can create dissociative tendencies in the psychic structure. The dissociative spectrum ranges from deep structural dissociation to subtle forms of dissociation like Ego States. My…

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This is the first book to provide a wide range of leading-edge, step-by-step strategies for clinicians using EMDR therapy and adjunct approaches with children with severe dysregulation of the affective system. Written by an author internationally…

Advances in neuroscience have impacted how we conduct EMDR treatment with children with developmentally impaired regulatory systems, deep attachment injuries and psychobiological responses such as hyperarousal and dissociation. These children come…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is one of the two most empirically supported treatments for adult populations with noncombat, single-episode posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with the other being exposure therapy. This entry…

Die Ausbildung in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) führte mich über längere Zeit zu einer intensiven Auseinandersetzung über die Vereinbarkeit von EMDR mit meiner bisherigen traumatherapeutischen Arbeit. Diese war und ist stark…

Through videos and clinical material, we will observe the evolution of children who received interventions, in which developmental experiences before the age of 6 or 7, were particularly taken into account, as well as the procedimental memories…
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