New tools and troubles in addiction treatment
EMDR and Recovery • EMDR helps patients reframe their attachment to drug use and drug lifestyle into “addiction trauma.” • EMDR decreases traumatic memories that destabilize the path to recovery. • EMDR provides hope of trauma resolution for patients who have suffered past physical, sexual and emotional trauma in addition to addiction trauma. • EMDR may decrease euphoric recall. • EMDR may reprogram the procedural learning produced by past use behaviors, and thus, decrease relapse. [Excerpt]
Original Work Citation
Earley, P. H. (2009, January). New tools and troubles in addiction treatment. Presentation at the 9th annual CAPTASA (Clinical Applications of the Principles in Treatment of Addictions and Substance Abuse) Conference, Lexington, KY
“New tools and troubles in addiction treatment,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed August 8, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/21002.