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Victims of prolonged Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) often have had little experience in safe, healthy relationships. Many idealize or fixate on "positive moments" and minimize persistent threats and episodic violence. Some have learned to associate…

This paper explores ways in which trauma may manifest both in terms of internalising and externalising symptoms. It will argue that the effects of trauma can contribute to engagement in problematic behaviours (such as offending behaviour, substance…

The desensitization of positive images is a relatively new implementation within the field of EMDR treatment. Mainly from clinical practice, there are indications that EMDR can reduce excessive needs for alcohol, gambling, shopping, sex or food. The…

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 will review mandated reporting responsibilities for mental health professionals who work with children and adolescents and meet licensing requirements. Trauma reprocessing through the 8 phases of EMDR Therapy ignites the healing of…

Overall, the psychotherapy field has missed, minimized or ignored the potency of social stigma and oppression as a primary or contributing traumatizing force. This workshop will help the EMDR clinician better understand the importance of social…

Achtergrond: In huidig onderzoek is getracht de werkzaamheid van de individuele STEPSbehandeling in het verminderen van PTSS-symptomen, in vergelijking met een EMDR-behandeling bij adolescente meisjes die slachtoffer zijn geworden van eenmalig…

Directe nabestaanden van slachtoffers van moord krijgen vaak te maken met een PTSS en gecompliceerde rouw. De Rijksuniversiteit Groningen is, met medefinanciering door het Fonds Slachtofferhulp, een onderzoek gestart naar de vraag of professionele…

Background: During the horrific war in the Democratic Republic of Congo during the years 1996–2007 the number of casualties is estimated to be 5.4 million. In addition, 1.8 million women, children and men were raped, many as a social weapon of war.…

The growing attention to acts of interpersonal violence and misconduct among military members has accompanied a host of research investigating the nature and causes associated with these behaviors. As such, a robust body of literature exists lending…

Ao trabalhar com vítimas de Incidente Crítico pode absorver e reter o seu sofrimento emocional. Assim, o trauma psicológico de outros, pode traumatizar, também se tornando vítimas de alto risco de desenvolver sintomas de stress traumático secundário…

Asylum seekers and refugees frequently suffer from post-traumatic stress and culturally sensitive methods towards reducing symptoms should be taken into account. The aim of the work reported here was to examine the effectiveness of Culture-Sensitive…

Program azylového domu pre týrané ženy sa zameriava nielen na zabezpečenie ochrany klientky, ktorá opustila prostredie domáceho násilia, ale poskytuje aj konkrétnu sociálnu starostlivosť a emocionálnu podporu. Súčasťou programu je individuálna…

Firstly, the perceived needs of victim/survivors are identified. Secondly, literature on the existing interventions that are perceived to address these needs, and data on their effectiveness are reviewed. Currently, most of these interventions are…

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This workshop will assist the EMDR clinician to more effectively treat angry and violent behaviour. It will include an initial review of the prevalence, impact and dynamics of the problem. The common cyclical nature of violent acting out will be…

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EMDR offers unique potential in the treatment of clients with angry, violent and abusive behaviors, including intimate partner violence, abusive parenting and bullying. A client’s unconscious drive to “make others feel the way I felt” can be…

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Much can be gained as the EMDR clinician develops sharper awareness of the dynamics of angry and violent “acting out” behavior. An AIP informed approach can aid in case formulation with these issues and lead to accelerated client gain. The cyclical…

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Program azylového domu pre týrané ženy sa zameriava nielen na zabezpečenie ochrany klientky, ktorá opustila prostredie domáceho násilia, ale poskytuje aj konkrétnu sociálnu starostlivosť a emocionálnu podporu. Súčasťou programu je individuálna…

This article reviews recent findings in the developmental neurophysiology of children subjected to psychological trauma. Studies link extreme neglect and abuse with long-term changes in the nervous and endocrine systems. A growing body of research…

Love in the face of violence - Definitions and premises. Webster's dictionary definition of violence: " 1) exertion of physical force so as to injure or abuse; 2) intense, turbulent, or furious and often destructive action or force. Webster's…

A number of contemporary approaches to therapy converge around the principle of "life moves through you, except when it doesn't". The idea is that a procession of experiences moves through each nervous system, bringing learnings, changes, and…

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This is a case study of an 11-year-old girl in residential treatment with a poor prognosis. Her diagnoses include Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, ADHD, and PTSD with frequent explosive episodes.

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.
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