EMDR and sex offenders: Using an evidence based trauma treatment approach to unlock treatment successes
These research findings on these techniques, with the noted variations from the traditional EMDR protocol, suggest that EMDR is a valuable addition to standard CBT RP sex offender treat ment. By integrating this treatment modality into standard sex offender treatment, the roots and etiology of the sex offender’s offense supporting cognitive distortions are addressed and the blocks to relationships are addressed at their root (Ricci, Clayt on, & Shapiro, 2006). This treatment modality offers a way to unlock further treatment successes by working through and overcoming the roadblocks to treatment success. [Excerpt]
“EMDR and sex offenders: Using an evidence based trauma treatment approach to unlock treatment successes,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed January 26, 2022, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/27111.