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Many therapists report problems in working with patients with dissociative disorders, especially in regard to developing the treatment plan, structuring the sessions, or managing the patient's internal conflict, as well as working with those parts…

EMDR is known for its use in treatment of PTSD and, when the appropriate protocol is used, dissociative disorders. The standard protocol of EMDR is limited when applied to repairing early trauma because 1) it relies upon targeting an explicit memory…

Clients with a dissociative personality structure can be very vulnerable to dissociative abreaction – i.e. “reliving” the trauma with intense disturbance while experiencing a loss of present orientation and safety. In addition, a client who has…

Vroeger of laat moeten EMDR-therapeuten mensen met een traumagerelateerde dissociatieve stoornis in behandeling krijgen. De prevalentie van DSM-IV dissociatieve stoornissen onder psychiatrische patiënten is ongeveer 10%, waarvan de helft betrekking…

This conference abstract summarizes a presentation which explored the uses of EMDR in stabilization work with dissociative disorder patients. Modified EMDR techniques which decrease instructions and increase focus and bodily calm are detailed.…

EMDR can be used in the treatment of complex dissociative disorders. Both presenters have been treating dissociative disorders for decades and one is an approved EMDR trainer. This workshop will not include instruction on specific techniques: these…

This article describes the integration of e-mail correspondence with EMDR treatment for a woman with a fear of driving and a diagnosis of dissociative disorder, not otherwise specified (DDNOS). When the client first presented for treatment, her…

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…

After many early cautions about the potential dangers of using EMDR with individuals suffering from dissociative disorders, limited proposals have been offered for adapting EMDR procedures to this specific population. Based on these early cautions,…

Although most patients respond well to EMDR treatment, those with dissociative disorders often become more fragmented: they experience flooding of memory, or they become disconnected and numb. Faced with the dissociative patient who cannot tolerate…

The treatment of dissociative disorders, PTSD, eating disorders, and phobias is frequently difficult and traumatic for the client. One author (LG) has been treating clients with a combination of hypnosis, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing…

Today EMDR is widely recognized as one of the most effective therapies for simple trauma. But if people suffer from complex trauma, with dissociative disorder, EMDR, as it has been invented originally, becomes problematic. The therapist has then to…

This workshop will focus on the use of EMDR in the treatment of patients who span the dissociative spectrum. The participants will learn how to understand dissociative process from simple to complex dissociation and how to utilize EMDR in their…

This workshop will focus on current advances in the dissociative disorders, emphasizing scientific information supporting the diagnosis, recent advances in assessment, and the most current advances in treatment. The application and appropriateness…

This study discusses the correct usage of the DES_T by utilizing big data from analogue study of adolescents. The DES-T was derived from Dissociative Experiences Scales (Bernstein & Putnam, 1986), which was developed to assess severe dissociative…

La dissociation c’est… définition Definition du DSM-IV-TR (APA 2000): « une rupture des fonctions habituellement intégrées de la conscience, de la mémoire, de l’identité ou de la perception de l’environnement » Ne contient pas d’éléments…

This workshop will focus on the types of transference and counter-transference that arise in EMDR with dissociative clients and teach solutions. Procedural modifications have been the focus in dealing with pathological dissociation in EMDR treatment.…

De stabilisatie en behandeling van deze kinderen kan gecompliceerd zijn. Vanzelfsprekend is het creëren van een veilige omgeving en een hechtingsfiguur een eerste stap. Maar wat dan? Deze kinderen functioneren soms ogenschijnlijk goed. Hun…

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Life is often an enduring struggle for people who have been chronically traumatized. Their suffering essentially recounts a horrifying and anguished past that haunts them, incessantly. As clients attempt to hide their sorrow beneath a veneer of…

Clients with complex dissociative disorders usually are in trauma-­‐ induced wake trance-­‐states. Due to this, they might thrive from treatment-­‐ strategies, where skills in clinical hypnosis, from the side of the therapists, are added to the…

Clients with complex dissociative disorders usually are in trauma-induced wake trance-states. Due to this, they might thrive from treatment-strategies, where skills in clinical hypnosis, from the side of the therapists, are added to the treatment…

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Portions of this chapter taken from "EMDR For Clients with Dissociate Identity Disorder, DDNOS, and Ego States" by Joanne H. Twombly, from EMDR solutions: Pathways to healing, edited by Robin Shapiro, 2005.) Since people with dissociative disorders…

This paper will expand on the EMDR protocol of Safe Place Imagery (SPI) making it useful to a wider range of clients. Clients with overt and covert trauma histories will frequently experience traumatic intrusions in to the Safe Place or not be able…

Clients with dissociative disorders can present with overt, subtle or hidden dissociative pathology. Symptoms from internal conflict and hypoarousal frequently go unrecognized. In this workshop, clinicians will be exposed to a “progressive approach”…

Mevrouw Van Dis¹ heeft een jeugd gehad met, vanaf haar zesde jaar, onder meer incest met haar vader en seksueel misbruik door diverse anderen. Dit is nu nog steeds belastend voor haar. Ze is jarenlang bij verschillende therapeuten onder behandeling…

Wie bereits in einem früheren Artikel in dieser Zeitschrift dargelegt, können Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)-Behandler, die Patienten mit komplexen traumabezogenen Störungen behandeln, von der Kenntnis und der Anwendung der…

Dr. Shapiro will discuss her discovery of the effects of saccadic eye-movements, their proposed underlying physiological bases, the development of EMDR procedure, and a controlled experiment that supports its efficacy as a rapid treatment for…

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The purpose of the Orienting to Present Reality (OPR) exercise is to help clients with a dissociative disorder, or help dissociative symptoms work with their ego state system to begin to experience present time and place. This generally enhances…

En este trabajo se desarrollan los lineamientos y criterios generales para el tratamiento de los trastornos disociativos. Dichos tratamientos, entre los que se destaca el EMDR, presetan una serie de características particulares, que serán…

Gli Autori illustrano i princìpi fondamentali nel trattamento dei Disturbi Dissociativi, nell’ottica della psicoterapia cognitivo-evoluzionista. Descrivono la cosiddetta “Terapia per fasi”, caratterizzata dalla iniziale ricerca della stabilizzazione…

This conference presentation abstract summarizes a workshop that details the historical context of the power therapies in treating emotional disturbance and the effects of trauma. The workshop also addresses indications, risks, and contraindications…

The objectives of this presentation are to describe the integrative conceptual framework and review its components, discuss their integration, and demonstrate applications to representative clinical problems in dissociative disorders.

This article is an excerpt from Healing the Heart of Trauma and Dissociation with EMDR and Ego State Therapy (edited by Carol Forgash and Margaret Copeley, 2007, pp. 1-59). The preparation phase of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)…

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In this chapter, we will introduce what we have termed the "cross-training model," an approach that integrates several lines of psychotherapy theory, practice, and research in order to assist clients with complex presentations. This model consists of…

This three-part workshop will describe an integrative approach to ego state work using EMDR.

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Clients with dissociative disorders (DD) or complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD) often have issues concerning the "therapist's trustworthiness, inherent dangerousness and potential abusiveness" (Loewenstein, 1993, p. 66). Goals of this…

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Clients are ready to begin preparation for working on traumatic material when they have some internal communication and cooperation and have developed coping skills, which they are able to use during their daily lives to manage symptoms. Preparation…

This conference presentation abstract summarizes a workshop that suggests ways to incorporate Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and adaptations of EMDR into the treatment of clients with Dissociative Disorders and Complex Ego…

This workshop offers ways to incorporate Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing in the treatment of clients with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (DDNOS) and ego state work. DID and DDNOS are…
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