Incorporating EMDR and EMDR adaptations into the treatment of dissociative disorders

Description

This workshop offers ways to incorporate Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing in the treatment of clients with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (DDNOS) and ego state work. DID and DDNOS are complex disorders suffered by clients who have often experienced multiple childhood traumas. Used carefully. EMDR and EMDR adaptations can accelerate the treatment process. A liability is that its introject use can accelerate decompensation. This workshop offers suggested uses of EMDR and EMDR adaptations to facilitate stabilization, orientation to the present, decrease some negative transferences and to provide a protective format far processing traumatic material.

Format

Conference

Language

English

Author(s)

Joanne Twombly

Original Work Citation

Twombly, J. (2004, September). Incorporating EMDR and EMDR adaptations into the treatment of dissociative disorders. Presentation at the 9th EMDR International Association Conference, Montreal, QC

Collection

Citation

“Incorporating EMDR and EMDR adaptations into the treatment of dissociative disorders,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed December 4, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/15753.

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