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In PTSD and dissociative conditions, the goal of treatment is to transform dissociated raw traumatic experience into an adaptively resolved experience. Lessons have been gleaned from a variety of sources ranging from earliest experiences with World…

This conference presentation abstract summarizes a workshop that introduces applications of somatic therapies that are easily integrated into EMDR, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic treatments. When, where, and how therapist and patient might…

Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), often resulting in dramatic symptom relief in clients, has become an increasingly popular treatment for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and a variety of other diagnoses and symptoms. EMDR…

This commentary raises questions about how we assess therapeutic techniques. In particular, it critiques a recent paper promoting EMDR for use with college students.

The present article is a response to R. May's commentary (see record 2005-03961-005) on our original article: "A Look at EMDR: Technique, Research and Use with College Students" (see record 2003-10645-005). May points out the controversial nature of…

Stephen Wolinksy (1991) describes a simple technique for dealing with negative cognitions that I have found to be much more effective than those used by cognitive therapists such as Albert Ellis and Aaron Neck, especially when it is combined with…

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The Absorption Technique for Children is a protocol that was derived from the work of Arne Hofmann (2003) who based his work on an adaptation of "The Wedging Technique" (Kiessling, 2009). The Absorption Technique for Children is a resource technique…

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The Wedging or Strengthening Technique (Kiessling, 1999) has been modified in Germany and is called The Absorption Technique to create resources to deal with what the client is concerned about in the future, for example, a stressful partner, a…

This presentation will encompass the findings from a current and ongoing research study on EMDR with young children, with implications for clinical practice arising from this study. The clinical experiences of the presenter, which include treating…

In EMDR, even when there's a clear indication for therapy, and it's been conducted in a complete manner with a clearly defined target(and cognition), it sometimes happens that the patient's problme remains unsolved, without any real explanation…

In the last few years several EMDR clinicians have introduced new approaches which have expanded on EMDR. Two examples are Ricky Greenwald's techniques for 'running a movie' and David Grand's performance enhancement techniques using visualization.…

This workshop focuses on identifying and maintaining the conditions necessary for optimal processing. Part one describes a model for rapid assessment of negative cognitions and predicts the course of the processing: the Domains of Self. Part two…

43 athletes from many kind of sport like football, wushu, shooting, tae kwon do, gymnastics, athletics and billiards complained lack of confidence and anxious related bad experience in competitions they have been followed before. In general, though…

Topic-informed EMDR offers a unique potential to more effectively treat clients presenting with problematic anger, hostility and a range of related behaviors across a spectrum of severity. Relevant client issues include temper outbursts; an array of…

This workshop is like the last page in the manual of your new washing machine: what can go wrong, how do I know, and what can I do? It is an integrative workshop on the six levels where you could get into trouble with EMDR clients, identifying…

This workshop will focus on widening and deepening our treatment of children by integrating into the AIP model and the EMDR protocol, developmental knowledge and effective techniques to deal with the unique challenges presented by children of various…

In "Mediators and mechanisms of change in psychotherapy research" Kazdin states unequivocally (2007, p. 1) that "after decades of psychotherapy research, we cannot provide an evidence-based explanation for how or why even our most well studied…

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Which practices can be combined with EMDR and which combinations should be avoided? And according to which criteria? This symposium hopes to introduce new ethical questions to the EMDR community, questions that may have repercussions for national and…

Wouldn't it be wonderful if we, as trauma-therapists, be able to give that trauma-treatment, that fits the patient best. In addition to EMDR, there is also the possibility to offer other forms of therapy. Like BEPP (Brief Ecclectic Psychotherapy for…

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The presentation will interest researchers and clinicians alike, in that it challenges the current tendency to develop specific protocols for each diagnosis, context, and population. While demonstrating EMDR's effectiveness and efficacy in the…

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The working memory is assumed to comprise three components: a limited capacity attentional control system - the central executive - and two subsidiary slave systems, the visuospatial sketchpad and the phonological loop. Of these, the visuospatial…

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EMDR therapy can be very intense. Despite a clinician's best efforts, a client may suddenly abreact. This workshop will focus on what to do to facilitate a client through emotionally intense abreactions. There are many ways the EMDR clinician can…

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The workshop will start with a presentation of the newest research findings for the treatment of complex trauma.These findings contradict long (and dearly) held beliefs about the treatment of complex clients with psychosis, borderline personality…

Resource-oriented trauma therapy combined with eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (ROTATE) is utilized for treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), co-morbid symptoms and impaired functioning. ROTATE was conducted in Cambodia through…

OCD is an invasive disorder that can impair several life domains (DSM-5, 2013). The case of a 36-year-old married teacher with varied psychotherapies since age of 15 is reported.

An emerging literature describes the adaptation of EMDR to the treatment of individuals with auditory hallucinations, including those with dissociative and psychotic diagnoses. In this workshop, the presenters will describe an approach of ‘talking to…

This workshop will outline the potential benefits and pitfalls of intensive trauma-focused therapy, review the research, and explain, in detail,how to do it. The focus is not on a specific intervention such as EMDR, and no modifications of Phases 3-6…

This workshop features a series of three interventions that can be helpful in working with clients whose parents fell short in some important way. The interventions are simple, structured, and scripted. Participants will be able to implement any of…
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