Efficacy of EMDR for early intervention after a traumatic event: A systematic review and meta-analysis (Journal of Psychiatric Research)

Meta-analyses of EMDR as an early intervention for post-traumatic symptoms.

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EMDR therapy with first episode psychosis: Intervening early (Journal of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists)

EMDR therapy with first episode psychosis.

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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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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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EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol-Ongoing Traumatic Stress – EMDR IGTP-OTS (Springer, 2023)

In this chapter by Viviana Urdaneta Melo and Viviana Triana, the authors explain the advantages of using EMDR IGTP-OTS, provide a practical outline, and share the context of adaptation for populations who are in the midst of ongoing trauma. 

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EMDR group therapy: Emerging principles and protocols for trauma and beyond (Springer, 2023)

This 23 chapter book provides both theoretical background and practical applications of using EMDR therapy in group settings with a variety of populations.

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Early intervention for residential out-of-home care staff using eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) (Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy)

This study provides evidence for the efficacy of EMDR in reducing traumatic stress symptom severity for residential out-of-home care staff. 

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

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

Ignacio (Nacho) Jarero, Ph.D., Ed.D. and Lucina (Lucy) Artigas use the butterfly hug and group interventions to heal those effected by tragedies. The group setting allows for a group administration of individual EMDR treatment, ensuring that many individuals can be treated simultaneously. This is highly valuable in settings where resources are limited. They allow EMDR therapy treatment to be more affordable and accessible to all people, no matter their socioeconomic status.

Learn more in this article from the Summer 2023 issue Group Therapy of Go With That Magazine™️.

 


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The TEP Suite of EMDR Protocols: The Family of Trauma Episode Protocols Based on EMDR R-TEP and G-TEP

The TEP Suite of EMDR Protocols: The Family of Trauma Episode Protocols Based on EMDR R-TEP and G-TEP

Shapiro & Laub’s 2008 article introduced the term Early EMDR Intervention (EEI), and E. Shapiro’s 2009 article was a wake-up call to examine and define the field as an independent topic, which had not been researched yet as such. Despite Francine Shapiro’s guidelines for applying EMDR to recent events (Shapiro 2001), there were only a few loosely documented case references to its use at that time (e.g., Silver et al 2005) and no controlled trials. The EMDR R-TEP is, however, soundly based on and extended from Shapiro’s EMD and Recent Event protocols, and the EMDR therapy profession has widely adopted it with over a dozen published studies, including controlled trials. R-TEP contains procedures and features that prompted thoughts about a possible group application for greater access to EMDR treatment. The outcome was the EMDR G-TEP (Group Traumatic Episode Protocol, E. Shapiro, 2013, 2014, 2023), which included a scripted protocol and prominent step-by-step G-TEP

Learn more in this article from the Summer 2023 issue Group Therapy of Go With That Magazine™️ by Elan Shapiro with contributions from Maria Masciandaro, Psy.D., Ana Gomez, MC, LPC, Judy Moench, Shiraz Ferrand, Reg Morrow Robinson, Ed.S., LMFT, LMHC, Phillip Manfield, Ph.D., Elke van Hoof, Brurit Laub, Keren Mintz-Malchi, Tuly Flint, Yoni Elkins.

 


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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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Effect of early postpartum EMDR on reducing psychological complaints in women with a traumatic childbirth experience (Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology)

women with a traumatic birth experience may benefit from EMDR, even if they do not qualify for a diagnosis of PTSD

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EMDR Early Intervention

EMDR early intervention (EEI) is important to so many people in the world who are facing traumas such as fires, earthquakes, war, political and…

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