An introduction to the treatment of domestic violence victims
This cursory presentation may help the clinician recognize domestic violence clients and inspire interest in further training, promoting safer integration of EMDR in the treatment of domestic violence. Definitions, statistics, and examples of domestic violence will be briefly explored. History taking approach regarding exposure in childhood and in adulthood will be touched upon. Assessing the victim’s safety, readiness for treatment, and safer reprocessing will be highlighted. Target selection and the three-pronged approach will be briefly examined. Greater awareness may safeguard their practice with this potentially lethal population.
Original Work Citation
Stowasser, J. (2011, August). An introduction to the treatment of domestic violence victims. Presentation at 16th EMDR International Association Conference, Orange County, CA
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