Treating preverbal trauma with EMDR: Two child cases

Description

Two child cases will be presented illustrating implementation of EMDR to treat children with severe symptoms and behaviors and a history of preverbal trauma. An EMDR child therapist and a parent therapist collaborated in the treatment of an eight-year-old child who had a liver transplant at age one and resided in the hospital until age two. An EMDR child therapist and family therapist collaborated in the treatment of a twelve-year-old child who spent the first 8 months of life in orphanage care. The presentation includes pre-treatment and post-treatment scores on several child and parent measures as well as video footage.

Format

Conference

Language

English

Author(s)

Debra Wesselmann
Stephanie Armstrong
Cathy Schweitzer
Ann Potter

Original Work Citation

Wesselmann, D., Armstrong, S., Schweitzer, C., & Potter, A. (2013, September). Treating preverbal trauma with EMDR: Two child cases. Presentation at the 18th EMDR International Association Conference, Austin, TX

Collection

Citation

“Treating preverbal trauma with EMDR: Two child cases,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed July 30, 2021, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/22261.

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