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Presentation focuses on the use of mindfulness, attunement, and resonance within an EMDR transpersonal approach while staying true to the standard protocol, as science, spirituality, and therapy converge. Identify elements of Complex PTSD and…

Dr. Shapiro drew upon elements of Buddhist mindfulness in her mind-body training that preceded her development of EMDR therapy. This presentation reviews this tradition to elucidate helpful strategies for affect tolerance, client preparation, and…

Resilience is an embodied state of mindful, compassionate attention to the needs of self and others. It creates an interpersonal field of open mind and heart, in which information and intuition flow organically, cultivating excellence in practice.…

This article introduces the integration of a transpersonal psychological approach into the standard eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) protocol. The history and philosophy of transpersonal psychology is explained as an expanded…

This presentation focuses on the emergence of spiritual awakening and exceptional peak experience as part of EMDR Therapy. The EMDR therapist becomes a tool of consciousness, moving the client from entrenchment in trauma to living their highest…

Faced with the effects of trauma, new psychotherapies are emerging in France, converging especially around awareness, experience and emotion. The hypothesis put forward here concerns the complementarities of the two following approaches: Mindfulness,…

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Based on the belief that mindfulness is a critical component in the delivery of EMDR, this innovative text integrates mindfulness-informed practice with EMDR therapy to create an effective new approach for healing trauma. Based on current…

The workshop will start with an overview of the theory of Mindfulness and current research, highlighting the bene ts of this therapy for psychological dif culties. Attenders will then be shown how to provide an overview of Mindfulness theory to…

How can we lead children, adolescents, and distractible grownups to discover their potential mindfulness? How can this process enrich the EMDR protocol? How do developmental, temperamental and situational factors inform our work? Experiential…

This workshop will explore the applications of mindfulness in psychotherapy and EMDR. Suzanne will address the principles of mindfulness in psychotherapy, impermanence, non-attachment, curiosity, and spaciousness of mind. Robin will present the…

Patients who have experienced interpersonal trauma can benefit from the DBT modules of core mindfulness, affect regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, and distress tolerance. This presentation will focus on the conceptualization and treatment of…

The Buddhist tradition offers valuable insights to the EMDR therapist. This workshop will examine Buddhist concepts of attachment, suffering, the nature of the Self, egolessness, and compassion as it informs negative and positive cognitions, staying…

Adaptive information processing and mindfulness meditation practices share common ground in their invitation to engage in inner listening, increase awareness of body sensations, emotions and thoughts, ad allow new information to arise moment to…

Complex trauma presents challenges to the EMDR trained clinician. Internal Family Systems, an ego state therapy, holds many elements consistent with mindfulness, as does EMDR. Both modalities are positive, non-pathological, non-judgmental,…

Performance enhancement strategies apply to career, sports, and the performing arts. For EMDR practioners who are familiar with mindfulness, performance enhancement can be taken to a new level. Participants will learn new techniques for developing…

Looking for calm in the chaos - for you and your clients? This hands-on workshop will help you experience four practical, effective strategies that can be used immediately by clinicians,, and then taught to clients. Each strategy takes only 60…

The practice of mindfulness is one of sustaining purposeful attention in four domains, known as the four foundations of mindfulness: boldiy activity, feelings-sensations, mental contents, and states of mind. This workshop will share a personal…

Many are struck by the similarities between EMDR and mindfulness practice. Today's workshops explore various ways in which EMDR and mindfulness can be employed in our efforts to help people recover from suffering. In this plenary presentation,…

This workshop will demonstrate ways of creating increased co-consciousness and systemic cooperation using mindfulness-based techniques drawn from Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Internal Family Systems, EMDR, and clinical hypnotherapy.

A presentation of on a case series of complex Type II PTSD for early childhood and adult trauma with scores of 50+ on the Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES) and using a phased approach to EMDR with mindfulness practice prior to EMDR. Descriptions…

Methods. Working memory taxation by EM and AB was assessed in healthy volunteers by slowing down of reaction times. In a later session, participants retrieved negative memories during recall only, recall + EM and recall + AB (study 1). Under improved…

This session explores the synergy of Mindfulness and EMDR, specifically in relation to strengthening client affect tolerance, body awareness, observer capacity and self-acceptance. These skills are particularly useful in the Preparation phase of EMDR…

Self harm presents a risk in using EMDR with emotionally vulnerable clients, due to the dangers of their immediate behaviours. However, often these behaviours are in response to deep-seated memories linked to traumas, which with the help of EMDR…

Mindfulness mediation (based on Buddhist meditative techniques) has previously been advocated for depression relapse prevention and chronic pain reduction in former research trials (Teasdale; Kabat-zinn, etc.). Because the practice of mindfulness…

Both EMDR and Trauma-Focused CBT are the two main recommended treatments for symptoms of trauma meeting diagnostic criteria for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. In accordance with current literature, contrasting the use of Trauma-Focused CBT with…

Mindful awareness has been scientifically proven to promote social, emotional and physical well-being and is an effective part of psychotherapy practice. Research has demonstrated that mindful awareness is useful in the prevention of relapse of drug…

Hypotheses on the neurobiology of a mindfulness-dissociation continuum are presented. Crucial to the hypotheses are the observations of a reciprocal interaction between the cognitive and affective subdivisions of the anterior cingulate cortex and the…

We present our experiences with an elderly patient with depression that was attributed to a surge of physical ailments who also had trauma-derived fear of having to undergo a tracheotomy. He refused pharmacotherapy and was offered intensive training…

Since we began using it in our work (12 and 5 years ago, respectively) we have found EMDR to be the most powerful and effective form of therapy we have ever used. Most of our EMDR work has ir~volvedh ealing the wounds caused by past traumas and…

Trauma interferes with living in the present moment; mindfulness expands awareness of the present. It is a helpful adjunct to therapy by increasing the client's dual focus of the "observing self' while processing past material. This workshop will…
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