Intermittent use of EMDR with a Central American trauma survivor

Description

Ross and Gonsalves (1993) on the use of EMDR in their seventh session of brief therapy with a Guatemalan who had faced persecution and trauma prior to to the U.S. They opted for EMDR at that juncture because of a need to reduce the intensity of the client's symptoms. Following one Session of EMDR, which the client said was "like magic," the 42-year-old man described improved sleep, an overall decrease in PTSD symptoms, and a reframing of past political persecution.

Format

Newsletter

Language

English

Author(s)

George Gaffner

Original Work Citation

Gaffner, G. (1994). Intermittent use of EMDR with a Central American trauma survivor. EMDR Network Newsletter, 4(3), 7-8

Collection

Citation

“Intermittent use of EMDR with a Central American trauma survivor,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 24, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/16701.

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