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Expressive and nonverbal therapies are increasingly being used in the treatment of trauma. This paper provides a theoretical structure that explains the mechanisms of therapeutic action so that empirical investigations can be conducted to determine…

Die dissoziative Störungen und Konversion sind mit erheblichen klassifikatorischen, diagnostische und therapeutische Schwierigkeiten, die nur in den historischen Kontext der Diskussion über die Hysterie verstanden werden kann, verbunden. Auch die…

This paper details a protocol of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in the treatment of Dissociative Disorders. EMDR replaces amytal abreactions, the numerous methods of restraint abreactions, and hypnotic abreactions.

This workshop will focus on integrating EMDR into a phase-oriented recovery plan in treating adult survivors of childhood abuse and neglect. EMDR applications with the full range of trauma-related syndromes, including simple and complex PTSD,…

Participants of this workshop will learn how to incorporate EMDR adaptations within treatment stages of Dissociative Disordered clients. They will also learn how to facilitate stability, present time, and height orientation, set up a protective…

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…

Participants will: 1) increase their confidence in deciding how, when, and where to use EMDR in the context of long term therapy with dissociative disorders; 2) increase their skills in being able to structure safe and contained EMDR sessions with…

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…

Psychologische Behandlung von traumatischen Belastungsstörungen mit EMDR. Die EMDR-Behandlung ist nach unserer Erfahrung eine sehr effektive Technik zur Behandlung von traumatischen Erinnerungen bei Patienten mit dissoziativen Störungen. Das Ziel der…

This workshop covers the screening, diagnosis, treatment and pitfalls encountered in using EMDR in Dissociative Disorders. The unexpected finding of dissociative disorders among trauma victims using EMDR requires therapists to be able to recogme and…

Participants will: 1) learn how to incorporate EMDR and EMDR adaptations within the stages of treatment of Dissociative Disordered (DD) clients; 2) learn how to facilitate present time, and height orientation for clients with DDs; 3) learn how to set…

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…

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

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…

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…

This paper details a protocol of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in the treatment of Dissociative Disorders. EMDR replaces amytal abreactions, the numerous methods of restraint abreactions, and hypnotic abreactions.

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing treatment (EMDR) is a powerful method for the treatment of PTSD. Therapists may uncover a covert dissociative disorder in the course of applying EMDR. The presentation will compare the major components of…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is described in terms of clinical phenomena, the need for appropriate training in EMDR, and the consistency of neural network theory with BASK theory of dissociation. EMDR treatment failures occur…

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…

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…

Cet atelier d’une journée met l’accent sur l’intégration de l’EMDR à l’intérieur d’un plan thérapeutique. Nous aborderons l’utilisation d’EMDR pour traiter le Stress post-traumatique complexe, de même que d’autres syndromes cliniques d’origine…

Eye Movement Desenitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a procedure which uses saccadic eye movements as part of a protrocol to detoxify disturbing memories. EMDR has attracted significant attention because of its claims to facilitate recall of…

Principles derived from Adaptive Information Processing, the theoretical basis of EMDR that are particularly relevant to working with clients with dissociation are discussed. These include principles that explain the development of dissociation, as…

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…

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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…

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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…

Mit den zunehmenden Forschungsergebnissen im Bereich psychotraumatischer bedingter Störungen sind auch neuere erfolgreiche Zugänge zur Behandlung dieser Störungen entwickelt worden. Einer dieser neuen Ansätze ist die von Dr. Francine Shapiro in Palo…

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…

Media descriptions, popular magazine articles, novels and television programs, dissociaparticularly talk shows, present a variety of human conditions to the public. These accounts are often portrayed to represent the general condition when, in fact,…

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…

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…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

Damage occurs to a child’s self in the context of relationship when raised in an environment of abuse and neglect. This damage to self is manifested through disruptions in development. A child or adolescent will be unable to perform tasks a…

This workshop offers ways to incorporate Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing in the treatment of clients with Dissociative Identity Disorder, Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified and ego state work. Used carefully, EMDR and EMDR…
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