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The work done with the client over the past 6 years will be presented through videos and clinical material, based on the Adaptive Information Process Model (Shapiro, 2001), the Theory of Structural Dissociation of the Personality (van der Hart,…

Dissociative symptom is one way that clients display how they are coping with stress. Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is the most severe dissociative disorder. DID is characterized by dissociative amnesia, which cause the barrier for…

Un trouble dissociatif de l'identité (TDI) jusque-là non diagnostiqué peut exister chez des individus qui sont évalués en vue de l'EMDR (désensibilisation et retraitement par les mouvements oculaires). Un TDI jusque-là non diagnostiqué était présent…

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Fractured Mind: The Healing of a Person with Dissociative Identity Disorder chronicles the healing process of a person suffering from DID. The disorder happened due to a long sustained period of traumatic violence during childhood. The book depicts…

The foundation for this thesis was extrapolated from a case study of a male with Dissociative Identity Disorder. This study explores one man's joumey of survival and the recurring issues that have deterred his complete healing. Sexual abuse is…

Previously undiagnosed dissociative identity disorder (DID) may be present in individuals being assessed for eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). Previously undiagnosed DID was present in 3.9% of 1,529 general adult psychiatric…

This is a history of a 35 year old married Indian woman who came with history of forgetfulness and anger outbursts. She came with symptoms resembling psychosis and wanted it ruled out as her father suffered from schizophrenia. The DES score high. She…

Effective EMDR requires confident use of EMDR by clinicians, particularly in highly complex presentations. Managing various aspects of complex presentations can achieve this confidence. The presentation will consider ways in which dissociation may…

This workshop is about the application of EMDR in the treatment of secondary and tertiary structural dissociation with survivors of early chronic traumatization. The succeeding of the EMDR sessions in the treatment of DID, depends mainly on the…

The International Society for the Study of Dissociation (ISSD), the former name of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), adopted the Guidelines for Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality…

This presentation illustrates how EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) can be used either in a planned way to address anticipated events that trigger crises, or with the dissociative client who presents in an overwhelmed state with…

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Miranda is 55 jaar en getrouwd met Peter, garagehouder. Zij hebben twee volwassen kinderen (een zoon en een dochter) en twee kleinkinderen. Miranda woont in een klein dorp in het noorden van het land. Tot acht jaar geleden werkte ze als…

Work with Dissociative Identity Disorder is a complex therapy process. Many warnings have been made about using EMDR with this group of patients. But problems with EMDR therapy in DID are basically attributable to the risk always involved in working…

In this workshop I will discuss and illustrate by video fragments, the steps of trauma reprocessing with a very instable DID patient. The patient was suffering from sudden severe self-cutting that took place outside the patient's own consciousness.…

EMDR is a powerfull technique for helping people overcoming their trauma’s. However, most of the clinical practice as well as the research has been focussed on type 1 trauma and simple PTSD. Gradually the field is expanding to complex early and…

EMDR is a powerful technique for helping people overcoming their traumas. However, most of the clinical practice as well as the research has been focussed on type 1 trauma and simple PTSD. Gradually the field is expanding to complex chronic…

Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), a chronic childhood onset posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is currently recognized as a treatable condition. It is considered the paradigmatic dissociative disorder and carries with it extreme posttraumatic…

EMDR is a powerful technique for helping people overcoming their traumas. However, most of the clinical practice as well as the research have been focused on type 1 trauma and simple PTSD. Gradually the field is expanding to complex chronic…

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This author conducted—as yet unpublished—research (Beere, 2009a, 2009b) on successful and unsuccessful EMDR with his DID clients. The following protocol is based on this work and is also applicable for complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD)…

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This chapter describes key steps, with scripts, for the phases of therapy with a DID client, and for an EMDR session with a DID client. In brief, the method employs the artful use of EMDR and ego state therapy for association and acceleration, and of…

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The Wreathing Protocol has been designed as a thorough, planful, and parsimonious way to protect trauma patients from decompensation during the middle phase of trauma. This protocol helps trauma patients not only approach abreactive material with…

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The Resource Development Installation (RDI) intervention described here focuses on helping dissociative clients develop resources to address their issues. There are three steps to the intervention: Step 1. Introduces EMDR and the procedure. Step 2.…

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Clients with dissociative identity disorder (DID) or dissociative disorder not otherwise specified (DDNOS) live with a multiple reality disorder (Kluft, 1989) where parts are often living in the past and are not aware of where they are, the current…

Participants will learn an extended interweave strategy to reduce the likelihood of re-traumatization in DID clients processing sexual trauma within the EMDR protocol. This strategy, Distal-Proximal Process interweave, involves an orientation phase…

EMDR is known to dissolve dissociative barriers in those who have dissociative identity disorder. This occurrence can make EMDR more hazardous for clients with DID than for those in other diagnostic categories. In this program, participants will gain…

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Therapists who choose to work with clients with dissociative identity disorder (DID) enter into the complex, confusing worlds of some of the most wounded clients they will ever encounter. For that very reason, they are the people who are most in need…

Work with Dissociative Identity Disorder is a complex therapy process. Many warnings have been made about using EMDR with this group of patients. But problems with EMDR therapy in DID are basically attributable to the risk always involved in working…

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This book reviews research and development; discusses theoretical constructs and possible underlying mechanisms; and presents protocols and procedures for treatment of adults and children with a range of complaints. Among the many clinical…

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Using EMDR with clients with dissociative identity disorder (DID) and other dissociative disorders (DDs) requires careful adaptation to allow the unique benefits of EMDR to be used productively, without risking unleashing a flood of traumatic…

Two multiple personality disorder patients with severe, persistent phobias were treated using Eye Movement Desensitization/Reprocessing (EMDR). Both patients achieved significantly beneficial results with a single session in one patient and two…

Dissociation is a normal human process. We all dissociate. Some individuals are so severely and chronically traumatized that, in order to survive, they split their awareness into at least two levels or streams of consciousness - one level being the…

Hyperarousal during trauma inhibits the integration of memory. In DID, memory is further disrupted when alter personalities coalesce around individual memory fragments and either reenact conflicts or disown them. Eye Movement Desensitization and…

Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), formerly Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD), remains among the most challenging of mental disorders. It is difficult to understand, to diagnose, to treat, to discuss objectively in the face of the many…

The charts of 34 dissociative identity disorder (DID) patients in treatment with the author were reviewed for instances of the confirmation or disconfirmation of recalled episodes of abuse occurring naturalistically in the course of their…

Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), a chronic childhood onset posttraumatic stress disorder, is currently recognized as a treatable condition. It is considered the paradigmatic dissociative condition and carries with it extreme posttraumatic…

When working with a client with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), how does the therapist know when an EMDR protocol will lead a client through a trauma to relative safety vs. precipitate an overwhelming abreaction because of all of the trauma…

On September 11, 2001, when two hijacked planes destroyed the World Trade Center, the world changed. As a clinical psychologist practicing in Manhattan, and specializing in trauma, the author has found the event's impact upon her work to be profound.…

This article discusses about the major components of EMDR and energy psychotherapy techniques and the indications, risks and contraindications of use with DID.
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