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Dissociative processes, common in a wide variety of psychological disorders (e.g., PTSD, Anxiety Disorders, Personality Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, etc.) can interfere with effective EMDR treatment. The information processing system gets…

Dissociation is a common response for children who experience abuse, severe neglect, or extreme disorganized attachment. EMDR can help (1) increase a child´s sense of safety and stability, (2) decrease disconnection between aspects of self, and (3)…

Using filmed EMDR session segments of a young child and an adolescent, analysis of the manifest challenges and presentations of complex trauma will be demonstrated. Creative use of EMDR to accommodate the developmental, personality and situational…

For those clients who are suffering from Complex PTSD, especially those whose condition originates in childhood abuse or neglect, dissociation is likely to be part of the presenting clinical picture. To the extent that dissociation is occurring, the…

本研究的目的是探索的眼動脫敏和再處理(EMDR)的干預治療結果與個人的損失。通過深入了解客戶的主觀經驗和在整個治療過程中不斷變化的課程,研究人員打算證明 EMDR的治療…

When clinicians understand how dissociation works and how to manage it, the considerable benefits of EMDR therapy can be provided to clients with complex posttraumatic disorders. This presentation is designed to help clinicians manage dissociative…

This article discusses ACT-AS-IF and ARCHITECTS approach to utilizing ego state therapy, somatic psychotherapy and EMDR with highly dissociative clients.

Since its inception, EMDR [Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing] has been understood by both clinicians and patients as a powerful vehicle for processing traumatic experience but one to be undertaken only when the patient has achieved some…

Clients with complex PTSD and dissociation present many challenges. The neurosciences have helped us to begin to understand and deal with them through a recent clarification of mirror neurons and associated neural structures in both the clinician and…

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 article will present alternating bilateral stimulation (ABS) as the critical component of EMDR.

Endogenous opiates play a major role in attachment and they are also involved in dissociative processes and somatoform dissociation. The presentation discusses the adjunctive use of opoid antagonists both during stabilization and trauma processing…

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,…

Clinicians often struggle with understanding the functional dynamics of Eating Disorders (ED). To successfully treat ED with EMDR, clinicians must be able to identify two crucial aspects of the core issues underlying these disorders: defenses and…

This case discussion focuses on a traumatically blinded man. Treatment involved stabilisation using ego-state work with bilateral stimulation, followed by trauma processing work using EMDR. The aim of this paper is to assess his response to this…

This case discussion focuses on a traumatically blinded man. Treatment involved stabilisation using ego-state work with bilateral stimulation, followed by trauma precessing using EMDR. The aim of this paper is to assess his response to this approach,…

Endogenous opiates play a major role in attachment and they are also involved in dissociative processes and somatoform dissociation. The presentation discusses the adjunctive use of opoid antagonists both during stabilization and trauma processing…

Eating disorders (EDs) require a multidisciplinary approach, rather than a hammer-and-nail perspective. Based upon recent research and more than a decade of clinical experience, this article highlights the need to include a trauma-informed and…

The Poster Presentation will address the therapeutic issues of a complex bereavement case with traumatized history in a bicultural society. EMDR as an integrative psychotherapeutic approach and theory like the “Structural Dissociation of the…

Specifically, we discuss the use of different body therapy interventions to increase body awareness and mindfulness, their use for the development of somatic resources, and their usefulness in maximizing the integration of traumatic memories and…

This presentation will focus on illustrating decision points in EMDR in case conceptualization with children involving complex diagnoses. Videotapes will include sessions with young children diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD),…

ABSTRACT: La integración del EMDR con el uso de la imaginación (See Far CBT, Lahad) como un abordaje para el tratamiento de SEPT Complejo. El uso de la imaginación con cartas terapéuticas dentro de la Realidad Fantástica es una estrategia poderosa…

Le trauma peut être regardé comme un figement du système nerveux face à une menace. Lorsquece trauma se transforme en traumatisme, l’EMDR apporte, par un système de stimulations bilatéralesdu cerveau, un complément thérapeutique. L’auteur…

This workshop will focus on structural dissociation and ego states. Specific emphasis will be placed on the recognition and management of dissociation when it interferes with various phases of EMDR, particularly during Desensitization. Dr. Gelinas…

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.…

Dissociative processes are at the heart of the traumatic sequelae, a timeless battle between knowing and not knowing, feeling and not feeling, remembering and not remembering. Representing the polar opposite of an integration, the hallmark EMDR…

De zes testen, een stabilisatie methode voor chronisch getraumatiseerde en dissociatieve kinderen. De stabilisatie en behandeling van deze kinderen kan gecompliceerd zijn. Vanzelfsprekend is het creëren van een veilige omgeving en een hechtingsfiguur…

A great deal of fear still abounds about working with clients who dissociate. To address this fear, EMDR therapists are challenged to move beyond the technicalities of theoretical models like structural dissociation and to develop a more…

Ce travail vise a` amener des e´ le´ments de re´ flexion sur ce qu’il est possible de faire d’un point de vue the´ rapeutique avec des patients auteurs d’infractions a` caracte` re sexuel. Nous discuterons dans un premier temps des diffe´ rentes…

EMDR treatment is effective in dealing with many health problems (exacerbated by dissociation)encountered by many complex trauma clients. The negative sequelae of abuse on the physical and mental health of these clients includes flashbacks and…

As proposed in a previous article in this journal, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) clinicians treating clients with complex trauma-related disorders may benefit from knowing and applying the theory of structural dissociation of…

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…

There is currently consensus that the EMDR standard protocol needs to be modified for chronically traumatized clients, such as clients with complex dissociative disorders, as it may destabilize them. Therefore, therapists need to have a good…

Using clinical data at a specialized trauma clinic, this study investigated pre-treatment clinical factors predicting response to eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) among adult patients diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder…

Participants will: 1) learn a model, based on recent developments in neuroscience and the neurobiology of dissociation, that guides therapeutic interventions in general and EMDR treatment in particular; 2) apply effective treatment planning, target…

The early studies of trauma in late 19th century Paris centered on the clinical phenomenon of conversion hysteria, a dissociative disorder. Janet and Freud wrote extensively on this topic, and actually described many of the posttraumatic syndromes…

Jamie Marich, PhD, is a certified EMDR therapist, approved consultant, and approved training provider. She is the author of two best-selling books on EMDR therapy, EMDR Made Simple (2011) and EMDR Therapy and Mindfulness for Trauma-Focused Care with…

A precise understanding of trauma-related dissociation is essential for clinical practice, including the use of EMDR with traumatized patients. The existence of many conflicting and vague definitions of dissociation that include a mixture of…

Within the field of dissociative disorders, EMDR clinicians are advised that there should be significant stabilisation in the preparation phase of the standard protocol. Indeed, where a client has been experiencing depersonalisation and / or…

Individuals with dissociative disorders present unique therapeutic difficulties for most therapists. These clients have developed an intricate and often creative defense structure to protect themselves from painful emotions and traumatic memories.…
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