The management of posttraumatic stress disorder and acute stress disorder: Synopsis of the 2023 U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U. S. Department of Defense clinical practice guideline (Annals of Internal Medicine)

This article summarizes the 2023 clinical practice guideline (CPG) and discusses assessments and treatments for which evidence was sufficient to support a recommendation for or against. Recommendations are given for EMDR therapy as psychotherapy treatment for PTSD.

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EMDR Therapy for Moral Injury

Eva Usadi, MA, BCD, CGP, an EMDR-certified therapist and consultant, discusses how EMDR therapy can heal moral injury.

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The Future of EMDR Project (Council of Scholars) Videos

This playlist of videos discuss The Future of EMDR Project from the Council of Scholars. Themes explored include cost effectiveness, depression, PTSD with children and adolescents, EMDR early interventions, chronic pain, and combat PTSD.

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What is EMDR therapy and why is it used to treat PTSD? (APA)

In this webpage, the APA comments on EMDR therapy as a structured form of psychotherapy and how it can be used to help patients with PTSD.

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War Anxiety: How EMDR Therapists Can Help

EMDRIA is a community of mental health professionals that exists to create global healing, health, and hope. The recent violence and atrocities in the…

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VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for management of posttraumatic stress disorder and acute stress disorder (Department of Veterans Affairs & Department of Defense)

Guideline for the management of PTSD published by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense.  Recommendations include EMDR therapy as treatment in various contexts throughout the guidance.

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The Oxford Handbook of EMDR (Oxford, 2023)

This handbook includes entries on the theoretical framework for EMDR therapy, specific populations, and enhancing clinical competency.

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Shifting to trauma-informed care in inpatient psychiatry: A case study of an individual with dissociative PTSD undergoing EMDR therapy (Case Reports in Psychiatry)

This case study highlights how trauma-informed care (EMDR therapy) was offered to a patient with dissociative PTSD in an inpatient setting which led to improvement in treatment outcomes.

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Building a national EMDR Treatment Program to Treat Veteran PTSD

Building a national EMDR Treatment Program to Treat Veteran PTSD

Much of what we know about PTSD originated during wartime. Veteran PTSD is now treated primarily in the Veterans Affairs (VA) Mental Health Services and other veteran service organizations (VSOs). Two of this article’s authors founded The Headstrong Project, a clinical treatment program using EMDR to treat veteran PTSD, including military sexual trauma, in post 9/11 veterans.

Learn more in this article from the Fall 2022 issue Staying Centered in an Uncentered World of Go With That Magazine™️ by Carol J. Weiss, M.D., Gerard Ilaria, LCSW, Jillian Tucker, DSW, LCSW and Ann Breeder, M.D.

 


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EMDR Therapy with Veterans and Service Members

Dr. Jamie Zabukovec discuss her decades-long work experience using EMDR therapy with veterans and service members. Find out how her experience can help you and your clients.

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360 Coverage: How EMDR Helps Veterans with PTSD

KHQ 360 Nonstop Local News interviewed EMDRIA Board President Wendy Byrd, LPC, LMFT, on Veterans Day to discuss “How EMDR Helps Veterans with PTSD.”…

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Healing the Heart and Soul of Our Nation’s Warriors: EMDR for Moral Injury

This presentation will define Moral Injury, discuss morality & ethics in military culture and using specific cognitive interweaves.

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