EMDR Therapy, Intimate Partner Violence, and the LGBTQIA+ Community

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the US, a time to acknowledge and create a listening space for victims and survivors. Domestic violence…

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EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence GWT Issue

According to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN), “sexual violence” is an all-encompassing, non-legal term for crimes like sexual assault, rape, and…

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EMDR Therapy, Sex Therapy, and Sexual Dysfunction

Dr. Cyrstal Hollenbeck, EdD, LMHC, CST, CSAT, CCTP, (EMDR Certified Therapist) talks about how EMDR therapy can treat issues impacting a sexual relationship (including sex therapy and sexual dysfunction).

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10 Tips: Using EMDR Therapy with Survivors of Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence

10 Tips: Using EMDR Therapy with Survivors of Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence

Every 68 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. EMDR can provide relief for these survivors.

Learn more in this article from the Spring 2023 issue EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence of Go With That Magazine™️ by Viviana Urdaneta Melo, MDiv, LCSW.


An open access version of this article is available at EMDRIA’s Focal Point blog published June 16, 2023. 

 


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EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence (Go With That Magazine™️ Issue)

EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence

Go With That Magazine™️ Spring 2023

According to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN), “sexual violence” is an all-encompassing, non-legal term for crimes like sexual assault, rape, and sexual abuse. The legal definition of crimes varies from state to state. EMDR therapists can treat sexual violence with EMDR therapy effectively and efficiently. Safety and stability are of primary importance when dealing with survivors. EMDR involves a client-centered approach where the clinician follows, listens, and adapts to ensure client safety and comfort.

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Sexual Health and Sexual Trauma: A Brief Introduction

Sexual Health and Sexual Trauma: A Brief Introduction

Most therapists are familiar with the statistics that one in three females, one in six males, and that 50 percent of transgender individuals experience sexual violence at some point in their lives. There is a noticeable correlation between trauma and adult sexual issues, such as lower sexual interest, arousal, orgasms, and sexual satisfaction. Yet, sexuality is barely mentioned in the EDMR therapy literature. Stephanie Baird, LMHC authored the first book on the subject, EMDR Therapy and Sexual Health: A Clinician’s Guide (Baird, 2023) and shares some key basic sexual health concepts from the book.

Learn more in this article from the Spring 2023 issue EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence of Go With That Magazine™️ by Stephanie Baird, LMHC.

 


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EMDR 2SLGBTQPIA+ and Intimate Partner Violence

EMDR 2SLGBTQPIA+ and Intimate Partner Violence

Sue Genest, MSc., CCC, RCC outlines some basic tenets to contribute to awareness on intimate partner violence in the rainbow community (2SLGBTQPIA+). Informed EMDR counselors can have profound impacts on helping the rainbow community to heal from daily and societal stressors and trauma they experience.

Learn more in this article from the Spring 2023 issue EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence of Go With That Magazine™️.

 


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EMDR Therapy’s Impact with Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence

EMDR Therapy’s Impact with Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence

Trauma inflicted by someone you are closely tied to involves a level of betrayal, confusion, fear, and impact. If the abuse is repeated—as often is the case with intimate partner violence—the complexity of the trauma can be increasingly difficult to process and resolve.

Author Jill E. Schwarz, Ph.D. serves as a research consultant for a sexual and domestic violence agency in the northeast. Schwarz describes a pilot study designed to determine the impact and efficacy of EMDR as a treatment approach for clients who had experienced trauma due to sexual and/or intimate partner violence.

Learn more in this article from the Spring 2023 issue EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence of Go With That Magazine™️.

 


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EMDR Therapy and Couples

Dr. Jason Linder, LMFT, a couples therapist offering EMDR therapy, talks about how EMDR therapy can improve your relationship in this episode of Let’s Talk EMDR podcast.

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EMDR y Terapia de Pareja

En la presentación EMDR y Terapia de Pareja, se hará especial énfasis en cómo se hace la conceptualización del tema que presenta la pareja, con el modelo terapéutico EMDR.

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LGBTQPIA2S+ and Domestic Violence: Culturally Sound and Ethical EMDR Therapy

This presentation addresses the experiences of LGBTQPIA2S+ individuals who have or are at risk for experiencing domestic violence.

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EMDR therapy and sexual health: A clinician’s guide (Springer, 2021)

The first book to integrate EMDR Therapy treatment of sexual trauma with a focus on helping clients achieve empowered sexual health.

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