Life in the shadow of anxiety; The mask of OCD: and EMDR
My focus today is on the etiology of the trauma-based predisposition to OCD. I would like to demonstrate how the obsessive-compulsive disorder serves the dissociative adult as a MASK thereby maintaining the hidden status of both the traumatic memories, and the dissociation; and finally I would like to demonstrate how EMDR can be used to target the OCD as an ego state to uncover the dissociated parts, the anxiety and the original trauma. I would like to share with you some thoughts and examples from my clinic in the form of these goals, which you will find in your handouts:...[Author abstract]
Original Work Citation
Yoeli, F. R. (2002, May/June). Life in the shadow of anxiety; The mask of OCD: and EMDR. Presentation (M. Sack and L. Spector, Chairs) at the 3rd EMDR Europe Association Conference, Frankfurt, Germany
“Life in the shadow of anxiety; The mask of OCD: and EMDR,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed July 23, 2021, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/19430.