The Road to Understanding

EMDRIA member Decca Knight shares an integrative framework for working with parts in EMDR therapy.

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EMDR Therapy and Internal Family Systems (IFS)

EMDRIA member Daphne Fatter discusses EMDR therapy & Internal Family Systems—a model where the psyche is divided into subpersonalities/parts.

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The flexible and relational approach of IFS enhances EMDR’s eight phases: A composite case study (EMDR UK EMDR Therapy Quarterly)

McGoldrick shares a case study integrating EMDR and IFS.

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IFS-Informed EMDR: A Systematic Integration

A brief overview of the overlap of IFS and EMDR focusing on the underlying natural organic healing process.

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In reply to the Council of Scholars: How an IFS-informed approach to EMDR could help EMDR trainees on their journey to becoming fully-fledged EMDR psychotherapists (EMDR UK EMDR Therapy Quarterly)

McGoldrick responds to the Council of Scholars 2021 position paper and discusses integrating EMDR with Internal Family Systems (IFS).

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Dissociation and Integration of Traumatic Memories: The Challenge of a Comprehensive Definition

Dissociation and Integration of Traumatic Memories: The Challenge of a Comprehensive Definition

After their basic training in EMDR, many EMDR therapists realize that the EMDR standard protocol, and even the AIP model alone, may not be sufficient to conceptualize and treat cases of severe traumatization. Often, such cases include a history of chronic or repeated experiences of physical or sexual violence, neglect, psychological violence, war, etc. Learn more about dissociative identity disorder (DID), Ego state theory and therapy (EST), and theory of the structural dissociation of the personality (TSDP) in this article.

Learn more in this article from the Fall 2021 issue EMDR Therapy & Dissociation Challenges of Go With That Magazine™️ by Olivier Piedfort-Marin, Ph.D.

 


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Addiction: A Solution that Becomes a Problem, Treatment Challenges in a COVID-19 World

Addiction: A Solution that Becomes a Problem, Treatment Challenges in a COVID-19 World

EMDR therapy is particularly applicable at the crossroad of COVID-19 and our clients’ struggles with addictions, both substance and behavioral. The integration of ego state (parts) work and addiction-specific targets, in addition to the reprocessing of underlying trauma, converge to make this treatment approach a gift for our troubled times. The unique challenges we are facing also offer unique opportunities to heal trauma, both distant and emerging.

Learn more in this article from the Spring 2021 issue The Evolving Landscape of Healing Addiction with EMDR Therapy of Go With That Magazine™️ by Susan Brown, LCSW

 


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Working with Complex Trauma and Addition

Working with Complex Trauma and Addition

An interview with Susan Brown, LCSW. In this interview, Brown reflects on addiction and treating complex developmental trauma, finding that the integration of IFS an invaluable enhancement for both safety and the comprehensiveness of treatment.

Learn more in this article from the June 2019 issue Changing Lives (2019 Conference Edition) of Go With That Magazine™️.

 


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EMDR as an Integrative Therapeutic Approach for the Treatment of Separation Anxiety Disorder (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

This case study reports the use of EMDR and family therapy for a 10-year-old boy with severe separation anxiety disorder (SAD).

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EMDR, Adaptive Information Processing, and Case Conceptualization (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

In this article by Francine Shapiro, Ph.D., a case example illustrates the EMDR AIP model and case conceptualization within eight phases of treatment.

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