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Evidence based practice has gained increased attention in recent years, having been advanced initially by the medical professions, encouraged by various academic institutions, increasingly required by insurance companies, and endorsed by many…

To work effectively with managed care one has to know its history, its development, and the drivers for change that are shaping the industry's future. In a global economy the competitiveness of US companies was seen to be hampered by the cost of…

Progress in neuroscience and recent clinical studies are shedding light on how mind and body affect each other. The central mechanism of healing is homeostatisis: the body's ability to return to balance when provided with basic biological needs. This…

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The early studies of trauma in late 19th century Paris centered on the clinical phenomenon of conversion hysteria, a dissociative disorder. Janet and Freud wrote extensively on this topic, and actually described many of the posttraumatic syndromes…

Participants will: 1) understand the three primary aspects of EMDR treatment; 2) understand the implictions of the adaptive information processing system; and 3) be able to describe the conceptual basis of EMDR targeting.

Developed over the past thirty years, "Somatic Experiecing" (SE) has gained increasing recognition as a powerful body-based therapy that can awaken one's innate self-regulative response to overwhelm. Based on a naturalistic understanding of how…

Participants will have basic knowledge about 1) the variety of psychophysiological responses to trauma; 2) current status of our knowledge about how the shutting off of the trauma response is mediated on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, and the…

Participants will: 1) explore the interconnectedness of trauma and violence; 2) examine a variety of new therapeutic applications; and 3) review the integrated nature of the EMDR protocols.

This plenary will offer an overview of one perspective for understanding the human mind, the impact of trauma on development, and the role of psychotherapy in the resolution of traumatic impairments to mental health. By examining the fundamental…

We report about an empirical investigation of EMDR working mechanisms. 55 EMDR sessions were psycho physiologically monitored including start and end of each stimulation set (N = 811). The results demonstrate a sharp increase of parasympathetic tone…

"Bridging the gap between research and clinical practice" is a challenging and elusive goal. Outcome data, while critical for the legitimacy and advancement of clinical work, often fail to translate into practical skill sets. It is only when…

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This presentation will focus on following points: 1. Chinese view on psychotrauma 2. EMDR in Mainland China I: International Psychotrauma Continuous Training Program organized by HAP Germany and HAP Europe3. EMDR in Mainland China II: Ongoing work on…

PTSD appears to incorporate two quite separate sets of processes. One is concerned with specific reactions to extreme threat. The encoding of long-lasting image-based memories interferes with the encoding of verbal memories that are necessary to…
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