Theory and development of the EMDR model (Routledge, 2018)

This chapter by Jimmy Petruzzi explores the theory and development of EMDR therapy, specifically the Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) model.

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Healing the heart of trauma and dissociation with EMDR and ego state therapy (Springer, 2008)

Nine master clinicians show how complex PTSD and dissociation can be treated with EMDR and ego state therapy.

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Treating obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) using eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy: An ethno-phenomenological case series (International Journal of Psychotherapy)

This case-series design study explored EMDR Therapy with clients with OCD, who had received previous treatment but were still symptomatic.

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EMDR in Family Systems: An Integrated Approach to Healing Trauma (Routledge, 2018)

EMDR in Family Systems describes the EMDR process and a step-by-step approach to integrating EMDR with other therapeutic tools.

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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy: Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures (Guilford, 2018)

This fundamental text by EMDR founder Francine Shapiro outlines the basic principles, protocols and procedures of EMDR therapy. 

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Emotionally focused therapy and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing: An integrated treatment to heal the trauma of infidelity (Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice)

Emotionally focused therapy (EFT) and EMDR were utilized conjointly as a means to heal trauma related to infidelity in couple therapy.

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The effect of EMDR and CBT on low self-esteem in a general psychiatric population: A randomized controlled trial (Frontiers in Psychology)

Study investigating effectiveness of EMDR and CBT in enhancing self-esteem in a general psychiatric secondary health care population.

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EMDR therapy of panic disorder and agoraphobia: A review of the existing literature (Clinical Neuropsychiatry)

The article outlines the state of the research on EMDR therapy of Panic Disorder (PD) and Agoraphobia. 

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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and eating disorders: A systematic review (Clinical Neuropsychiatry)

This article defines eating disorders (ED), looks at traumatic origins, and reviews EMDR therapy as treatment for ED through 2017.

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Participant experiences of eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing vs. cognitive behavioural therapy for grief: Similarities and differences (European Journal of Psychotraumatology)

Study sought to explore participants’ experiences of two therapeutic approaches to grief: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and EMDR.

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Efficacy of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing in children and adolescent with post-traumatic stress disorder: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (Frontiers in Psychology)

Meta-analysis to examine the efficacy of EMDR for PTSD in children/adolescents, and for depressive or anxious comorbid symptoms.

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Five efficacious treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder: An empirical review (Journal of Mental Health Counseling)

This review examines current treatment endorsements for PTSD, identifying five treatment modalities consistently recommended in the literature as most efficacious for PTSD including EMDR therapy.

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