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In an excerpt from his book, comedian Adam Cayton-Holland explains the therapy that helped him grieve the death of his sister.

The death of a loved one can be a time of unparalleled distress and the adaptation to the loss can be very challenging. Even when uncomplicated, bereavement can result in significant psychological, behavioral, social, physical, and economic…

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This workshop will focus on integrating EMDR into the treatment of grief and mourning. A traumatic loss can disable the ability to cope, impair functioning, compromise the ability to adapt, and add significantly to the mourner’s distress. Trauma also…

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Objective: To discuss how Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy can be utilized in the treatment of grief and mourning. Method: Several frameworks of grief and mourning that can inform EMDR therapy are discussed. Rando’s “R”…

The death of someone important to us is experienced almost universally over the course of a lifetime. While most experiences of grief naturally ease over time, some people’s grief becomes ‘stuck’ or refuses to go away many years after the loss. Given…

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Background and Objective: Previous research has used quantitative methods to assess the impact of grief therapy. However, rarely have participants been asked about how they have been affected by treatment using qualitative methods. This study sought…

Background: Confrontation with a traumatic loss (e.g., disaster-related loss) is a risk factor for the development of psychopathology, including symptoms of prolonged grief (PG), posttraumatic stress (PTS), and depression. Although interventions have…

The study investigated the effectiveness eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy to treat male-to-female interpersonal violence (IPV) survivors. A quantitative, quasi-experimental design evaluated 19 participants currently…

Homicidally bereaved individuals may experience symptoms of Complicated Grief (CG) and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The effects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in the treatment…

A pair of specialist nurses who help traumatised parents to come to terms with the loss of their baby are taking part in unique training sessions in a bid to help grieving couples manage their memories and emotions. Sam Evans and Joanne Shillito are…

This is a citation from a daughter whose father was murdered. She becomes angry when people ask her whether her father is deceased because for her, it does not capture the essence of the death cause. Her father is not deceased, he is murdered. This…

Grief is a normal reaction when someone suffers a loss. However, we must realize that grief is dealt with differently depending on the age and mental development of the person at the time. In other words, a child does not process grief in the same…

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This study compared the effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) with an integrated cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) intervention for grief. Nineteen participants (12 females and 7 males) who identified themselves as…

[reminds] grief counselors and traumatologists about the dangers of overspecialization / emphasizes that each approach offers unique strengths that should be synthesized evolution of modern thanatology / grief counseling / trauma counseling / death…

After-death communication (ADC) is a naturally occurring phenomenon in which a living person perceives direct contact with a deceased person. Studies indicate that one-third of people across vast demographics have experienced ADCs. This presentation…

Compassion-focused eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) can play a role in healing the wounds of repressed trauma memories, shame and grief. No one therapy is a panacea for all, and the developments of approaches such as…

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This review begins by placing grief that relates to the loss of someone important to us, within the context of an almost universal experience. It acknowledges the impact of grief as being costly to both the individual’s well-being and the community…

‘EMDR and combined techniques in the treatment of (complicated) mourning’ Working with mourning clients can be difficult: to face the irrevocability of loss and to stand helpless and empty-handed as a therapist is a heavy burden. Sometimes it seems…

This case study examines the contribution of compassionate mind training (CMT) when used as a resource in the eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) treatment of a 58-year-old man, who presented after a recent trauma with psychological…

This presentation will discuss grief and bereavement, the processes the mourner has to go through for adaptive assimilation and accommodation of the loss, and how Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) can be integrated into an overall…

“Traduire la recherche en pratique” constitue une nouvelle rubrique régulière du journal dans laquelle des cliniciens font part d’exemples de cas cliniques qui soutiennent, exposent en détail ou illustrent les résultats d’une étude de recherche…

Working with mourning clients can be difficult. To face the irrevocability of loss and to stand helpless and empty-handed as a therapist is a heavy burden. Sometimes it seems there is nothing we can do to help our clients. Yet there are many ways in…

La pérdida de un ser querido es un evento de gran impacto emocional que afectando a todo el sistema familiar, puede ser muy diferente en el modo en que cada uno de sus miembros perciba, interprete, afronte y se adapte a la nueva situación tras la…

Introduction: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an empirically-supported psychotherapeutic approach for treating trauma, which is also applicable to a wide range of other experientially-based clinical complaints. It is…

“Translating Research Into Practice” is a new regular journal feature in which clinicians share clinical case examples that support, elaborate, or illustrate the results of a specific research study. Each column begins with the abstract of that…

“Protocol for Excessive Grief“ is excerpted from Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Scripted Protocols: Basics and Special Situations illustrating a scripted protocol from one of Francine Shapiro's 6 basic protocols. “Scripting“…

Objetivos de aprendizaje del trabajo: - Revisar la conceptualización de Duelo para EMDR - Identificar los blancos sobre los que planificar los procedimientos, especialmente en TEPT complejo - Ampliar recursos en los tratamientos de duelo, en sus dos…

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Mevrouw Akersloot is een vrouw van in de zeventig. Zij werd verwezen door haar neuroloog, in verband met slaapproblemen en irrationele angsten. De klachten hielden verband met traumatische gebeurtenissen. In 2004 was zij opgenomen op de afdeling…

Il dolore è uno di reazione ad una perdita e lutto è l'assimilazione e la sistemazione della perdita. Trauma può disabilitare la possibilità di far fronte, mettere in pericolo il funzionamento, compromettere la capacità di adattarsi, e aggiungere in…

Objective: Despite advances in obstetric and neonatal care, many parents will experience the stillborn birth or death of a infant. Stillbirth is a devastating experience for women, and sometimes leads to depression, anxiety, traumatic grief and…

Numerous studies have shown that eye movements during recall of negative memories reduce their emotionality. We investigated whether these findings can be extended specifically to negative memories of loss. Sixty undergraduate students participated…

The adaptive information processing (AIP) model, the theoretical model developed by Dr. Francine Shapiro to explain why psychopathology develops and why EMDR works to resolve it, can often be usefully applied for case conceptualization by non-EMDR…

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Le deuil et la dépression sont des expériences de vie qui présentent un défi pour les mécanismes d’adaptation et remettent en question les états d’équilibre déjà établis. Les liens qui deviennent de plus en plus évidents entre ces états expérientiels…

El objetivo de este articulo es mostrar como el acercamiento terapéutico del EMDR puede integrarse en la terapia familiar y narrative favoreciendo y potenciando su poder para restablecer el proceso de duelo. Para ello presentamos el análisis de una…

This presentation consists of the following two parts: I. The normal mourning process: Defintions, phases, mourning tasks and characteristics General treatment principles, EMDR and other treatment techniques Therapeutic attitude and your own grief…

The use of EMDR to facilitate the healthy and complicated mourning process; how EMDR can be combined with traditional approaches, such as creative work.

Single traumatic events can lead to severe posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with serious effects on some and psyche as well as on social functioning. Often our focus in diagnostics is limited on obvious traumatic experiences according to the…

EMDR is a treatment methodology that can be useful in the mourning process. Utilizing Theresa Rando’s framework, a protocol will be presented describing how EMDR can be applied through the mourning process. REMDR does not shorten the phases of…

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This protocol is to be used when there is a high level of suffering, self-denigration, and lack of remediation over time concerning the loss of a loved one. EMDR does not eliminate healthy appropriate emotions, including grief. It allows clients to…

Participants will: 1)understand and learn more about the phases of grief; 2) learn about the application of EMDR to grief; 3) learn about complications to grief recovery; and 4) learn how to utilize EMDR in resolving complications.

Trauma might be described in terms of an event experienced, or the effects or consequences (symptoms) of the event. In the latter case, the American Psychiatric Association’s DSM-IV-TR1 is the most quoted source for defining post-traumatic stress…

Every culture has its special way to deal with grief. In Chinese culture which is collectivism-oriented, people deal with grief not only in a society context, but also have a lot of connection with the bereaved ones. We found that it is hard to help…

Drie jaar na een verkeersongeluk had de hoofdpersoon uit deze gevalsbeschrijving nog last van storende, intrusieve gedachten en beelden. De – succesvolle – behandeling bestond uit slechts één sessie van anderhalf uur, waarvan Imaginaire Confrontatie…
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