Apples and oranges: PTSD patients and healthy individuals are not comparable in their subjective and physiological responding to emotion induction and bilateral stimulation (Frontiers in Psychology)

This study compared the response of patients with and without PTSD to bilateral stimulation in areas of emotion, cognition, and physiological response.

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Arts-Informed EMDR: A Continuum of Resourcing Practices from Bilateral Artmaking to Visual Journaling

Arts therapy and Phase 2 from five EMDR therapists who have integrated art therapy practices into their approach to EMDR.

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Clinical observations of online EMDR: The imperative for research on bilateral stimulation techniques (Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine)

Clinical observations of online EMDR: The imperative for research on bilateral stimulation techniques.

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EMDRIA Members Respond: Creative BLS with Children and Adolescents

EMDR therapists who work with children and adolescents share creative BLS practices they use with their clients.

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El Abrazo de la Mariposa Método de Terapia EMDR para la Autoadministración de Estimulación Bilateral (Revista Iberoamericana de Psicotraumatología y Disociación)

Este artículo de Ignacio (Nacho) Jarero, Ph.D., Ed.D. y Lucina Artigas detalla cómo utilizar el método del abrazo de mariposa.

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Technical Innovations in Delivering EMDR Therapy

Theunissen discusses technical innovations in EMDR and research on their efficacy and effectiveness in clinical practice.

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Fire in the Belly: The History of the Butterfly Hug, the EMDR-IGTP, and the ASSYST-Treatment Procedures

Jarero and Lucina (Lucy) Artigas use the butterfly hug and group interventions to heal those effected by tragedies.

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The EMDR Therapy butterfly hug method for self-administered bilateral stimulation (Iberoamerican Journal of Psychotraumatology and Dissociation)

This article details how to use the butterfly hug method to help disaster survivors during group or individual clinical practice. 

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How does Bilateral Stimulation (BLS) work in EMDR therapy?

This video by Paul W. Miller, M.D. explains bilateral stimulation (BLS) within the context of EMDR therapy.

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EMDA: Treatment procedure for lateral Eye Movement Desensitization (PsyArXiv Preprints)

Considering the proven and broadly confirmed positive effects of EMDR, EMDA represents a useful basis for further development and adaptation.

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Counselor’s Corner on BLS Alternatives

Bilateral Stimulation Alternatives: Navigating Physical and Medical Trauma. Insights from Go With That Magazine™️, Counselor’s Corner column.

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Effects of wingwave on athletes’ wellbeing and fluidity of gaze behavior (Frontiers in Psychology)

This article discusses using the Wingwave method with elements of EMDR therapy to reduce anxiety & improve relaxation for team sport athletes.

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