EMDR and creativity
Creativity is interwoven into the discovery and development of EMDR which is an effective tool in unblocking creativity. EMDR processing is a creative process at the core of healing blocks. Creative enhancements EMDR’s healing tools include: “open listening” – avoiding assumptions, creative use of eye movements and eye positions, integrating bilateral healing sounds and enhancing body sensations with color. Creative blocks cripple the artist and interfere with the creativity of non-artists. The EMDR protocol (assessment, desensitization, installation and body scan) targets creative blocks with underlying trauma. The future template enhances creativity with artists (actors, singers and writers).
Original Work Citation
Grand, D. (2008, September). EMDR and creativity. Presentation at the 13th EMDR International Association Conference, Phoenix, AZ
“EMDR and creativity,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed December 8, 2021, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/18207.