Integrative team treatment for attachment trauma in children: Family therapy and EMDR (W. W. Norton & Company, 2014)

EMDR and family therapists can strengthen the parent-child attachment bond and help mend early experiences that drive the child’s behavior.

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The role of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy in medicine: Addressing the psychological and physical symptoms stemming from adverse life experiences (The Permanente Journal)

Research shows that EMDR therapy in medicine can address adverse life experiences that contribute to both psychological and physical symptoms.

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Reducing anxiety and enhancing physical performance by using an advanced version of EMDR: A pilot study (Brain and Behavior)

The purpose of this paper was to investigate an advanced version of EMDR for the treatment of performance anxiety: the wingwave method.

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Francine Shapiro Ph.D. EMDR Webinar “The Past is Present”

Shapiro video presentation “The Past is Present: Understanding the Effects of Unprocessed Memories and Using EMDR Therapy in Treatment.”

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Operational guidance, mental health & psychosocial support programming for refugee operations (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)

International guidance for mental health and psychosocial support for refugee populations and settings.

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Specific and nonspecific psychological interventions for PTSD symptoms: A meta-analysis with problem complexity as a moderator (Journal of Clinical Psychology)

This review examined treatments of specific vs non specific psychological interventions for PTSD symptoms in both complex clinical populations and noncomplex clinical problems.

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Psychological therapies for chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults (Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews)

This review looked at 70 studies and shows support for the efficacy of trauma-focused CBT and EMDR for chronic PTSD in adults.

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Treating PTSD in patients with psychosis: A within-group controlled feasibility study examining the efficacy and safety of evidence-based PE and EMDR protocols (Behavior Therapy)

This feasibility trial suggests that PTSD patients with comorbid psychotic disorders benefit from trauma-focused treatment such as PE & EMDR.

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Implementing EMDR early mental health interventions for man-made and natural disasters: Models, scripted protocols and summary sheets (Springer, 2014)

The authors combine lessons learned, personal accounts, and best practices of how to integrate mental health care into disaster response.

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Attachment-focused EMDR: Healing relational trauma (W. W. Norton, 2013)

Integrating the latest in attachment theory and research into the use of EMDR.

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Efficacy of a trauma-focused treatment approach for dental phobia: a randomized clinical trial (European Journal of Oral Science)

Thirty-one patients with dental phobia were randomly assigned to either EMDR or a waitlist control condition.

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EMDR and the relational imperative: The therapeutic relationship in EMDR treatment (Routledge, 2013)

The subtle nuances of the therapeutic relationship and the vital role it plays in using EMDR with traumatized clients.

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