Safely applying EMDR to trauma processing with dissociative clients

Description

EMDR can be used safely and successfully with DID and highly complete PTSD clients, provided that ego states are properly engaged and modifications have been made to titrate affect. This workshop will cover the following topics: Seeking permission and agreement with parts to engage in EMDR, handling ego states that are not ready for EMDR, and fractionating trauma targets into manageable aspects for processing. This workshop will apply to client who are stable, and with whom all preparation work and resource building has been complete.

Format

Conference

Language

English

Author(s)

Marsha L. Heiman

Original Work Citation

Heiman, M. L. (2008, April). Safely applying EMDR to trauma processing with dissociative clients. Presentation at the 4th Western Mass EMDRIA Regional Network Spring Conference, Amherst, MA

Collection

Citation

“Safely applying EMDR to trauma processing with dissociative clients,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 22, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/23654.

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