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This book is about the psychoanalytically informed understanding, recognition, and treatment of severe psychological trauma. It goes beyond the limited notion of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and addresses the issues associated with problems…

It took years of counseling and a process sometimes used with trauma victims called EMDR - Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing - for John Dougherty to remember the day Carley first raped him.

I was working with a woman who had been repeatedly molested by her teenage brother when she was very young. As we reached the end of the session, she was aware that as a child, she left her body so he could not hurt her. Although she believed that it…

EMDR therapists need specific and advanced understanding of the EMDR method, as well as additional skills, to complete treatment successfully. In this workshop the overall course of treatment with EMDR is briefly outlined, but specific areas are…

Sexual abuse is abuse to a person's sexuality. It can seriously harm the development of healthy sexual attitudes, self-concept, and behavior. In particular, survivors are often troubled by a variety of sexual problems, such as, fear and avoidance of…

EMDR therapists need specific and advanced understanding of the EMDR method as well as additional skills to complete treatment successfully. In this workshop the overall course of treatment with EMDR is briefly outlined but specific areas are focused…

This presentation will focus on integrating EMDR into an overall treatment plan and utilizing EMDR in conjunction with other cognitive behavioral approaches. Strategic utilization of EMDR to move clients through the various stages of recovery will be…

Childhood abuse memories can be activated at significant developmental periods or at stressful life events. Childbearing is especially vulnerable due perhaps to uncontrollable factors such as rapid changes in the woman's body, uncertainty and pain of…

In my work with survivors, I have been noticing some interesting patterns developing in those who make particularly rapid progress.

Ten child molesters with reported histories of childhood sexual abuse underwent eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) trauma treatment as an adjunct to standard cognitive-behavioural therapy-relapse prevention (CBT-RP) group treatment.…

Dreamwork is a highly effective tool in working with survivors who are in the active stages of working through their abuse. As they begin to focus on painful memories, whether they are repressed or not, often post traumatic stress symptoms are…

This hour and a half presentation addresses the use of cognitive and imaginal interweaves in the treatment of adult survivors of sexual abuse. The overall course of treatment with EMDR is briefly outlined including a variety of interweave…

This presentation will focus on integrating EMDR into an overall recovery plan in working with sexual abuse survivors. Treatment planning and pacing will be addressed in view of diagnosis, presenting problem, and client capacities. Cognitive…

Participants will learn: 1) how to best integrate EMDR into their work with sexual abuse survivors; 2) how to use imagery techniques throughout EMDR treatment of sexual abuse survivors and in the beginning, middle, and end of individual ongoing EMDR…

This paper was co-presented with with Deborah L. Korn, Psy.D. In my portion of this presentation I introduced Alan Schore's research on the neurobiological correlates of early trauma and abuse and with implications for treatment stragegy. The…

Participants will be able to: 1) discuss some of the major issues in the delayed/recovered memory controversy; 2) list some of the long-term clinical correlates associated with a history of child sexual abuse; 3) list some of the clinical…
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