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First of all, let me open up by offering my apologies to Carrie Greenberg, LCSW, of Santa Rosa. In the last "Innovative Uses" column, Carrie was the person who sent in the article on using the combination of EMDR and hypnosis while working with a…

Soon after I took the Level I training, I read an EMDR Newsletter article by Ron Martinez (August, 1991), in which Ron described having clients touch and press the area of their body where they were feeling emotion. (He said that he got this idea…

Jessie Rappaport, R.C.S.W. of Eugene Oregon, sent in this observation: He states, "for clients with persistent negative cognitions such as, 'I don't deserve to be loved', where EMDR saccades, cognitive interweave, and all other variations fail to…

This section will appear in each newsletter and will present innovative uses/ variations of the EMDR technique that has been discovered by clinicians trained in the method I would very much appreciate it if those of you who have found new variations…

Mrs. O., who had suffered neck and shoulder injuries in an automobfie accident several years ago, was referred to me after an incident on her job triggered a post-traumatic stress reaction. Treatment initially consisted of traditional talk therapy,…

First of all, let me begin by stating that Francine's statement that EMDR "is not a cookie cutter" is beginning to look more true all the time. Each client/ patient seems to have a great deal of variability of response and, for that reason, the more…

Alarmingly, only 59% of those who have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) respond to SSRIs. Many of the existing treatments, both pharmacological & non-pharmacological, don't directly target trauma memories which lay at the core in the PTSD…
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