Parents as partners: Enhancing co-regulation and coherence through an integration of play therapy and EMDR
When a traumatic event occurs, parents can serve as partners in the reprocessing and integration of trauma content. Self-regulation develops as an outgrowth of co-regulation as attuned caregivers raise children. Practitioners of both play therapy and EMDR talk about the work as metaphorically chewing up or digesting trauma (Gomez, 2007; Goodyear-Brown, 2010) and both models are treatments of choice for traumatized children (Adler-Tapia, 2009; Bratton et. al, 2005; Gil, 2012; Rodenburg, Benjamin, de Roos, Meijer, & Stams, 2009 ). [Excerpt]
“Parents as partners: Enhancing co-regulation and coherence through an integration of play therapy and EMDR,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed September 25, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/25942.