The seven steps of highly effective EMDR consultations


For the past several years, in addition to my work as an EMDR trainer and private practitioner, I have provided consultation to many EMDR clinicians. During these consultations, one of the most frequently asked questions has been how to handle requests for EMDR treatment for a client currently in therapy with someone else. Providing adjunctive EMDR treatment can be intensely productive and stimulating if done properly; it can also be counterproductive if not. In this article I want to share with you a series of steps that I have found to be important if adjunctive EMDR treatment is to be optimally effective and problems avoided, or at least minimized. [Excerpt]






William M. Zangwill
Victoria Britt

Original Work Citation

Zangwill, W. M., & Britt, V. (2006). The seven steps of highly effective EMDR consultations. Presentation at the annual conference of the EMDR International Association. Philadelphia, PA



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