Counselor’s Corner on Clients who Can’t Visualize

Counselor’s Corner on Clients who Can’t Visualize

In the Counselor’s Corner column, EMDR therapists respond to “I would love your thoughts on how to work with a client that cannot visualize.”

Contributors include Jill Stevens, LPC, RPT-S, EMDR Certified, Nikki Gordon, MS, LPC, CCTP-II, CCTS-S, April Steele, MSc, BCATR, and Jamie Zabukovec, Psy.D.

This question and responses originally appeared in the Central Forum online community. The answers have been edited and condensed for clarity and space. To view the entire discussion, members can visit www.emdria.org/emdria-community.

Learn more in this article from the Summer 2021 issue Changing Lives (2021 Conference Edition) of Go With That Magazine™️.

 


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Changing Lives (2021 Conference Edition) (Go With That Magazine™️ Issue)

Changing Lives (2021 Conference Edition)

Go With That Magazine™️ Summer 2021

EMDRIA’s Virtual Annual Conference offers content to help EMDR therapists change the lives of their patients. Learn more about the conference offerings. Find out how trauma-sensitive yoga complements EMDR therapy. Finally, meet Dr. Louise Maxfield, our first journal editor, who changed EMDR practice and research.

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Trauma-Sensitive Yoga: A Complementary Therapy for EMDR

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga: A Complementary Therapy for EMDR

There is a multitude of benefits associated with a regular yoga practice. The benefits are both physical and psychological. Most notably, yoga has been linked to decreased perceptions of stress. Evidence has shown that deep, slow breathing regulates the autonomic nervous system and triggers the parasympathetic relaxation response (Tellhed et al., 2019). Read more about yoga’s benefits and yoga skills EMDR therapists can incorporate into their practice in this article.

Learn more in this article from the Summer 2021 issue Changing Lives (2021 Conference Edition) of Go With That Magazine™️ by Olivia Schnur.

 


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Dr. Louise Maxfield Career Retrospective: Leaving Her Mark on EMDR Practice and Research

Dr. Louise Maxfield Career Retrospective: Leaving Her Mark on EMDR Practice and Research

Louise Maxfield, Ph.D., retired this summer from her position as editor of the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research (JEMDR). After a lifetime of working in the psychotherapy field and for 15 years as the JEMDR editor, EMDRIA wants to thank her for all of her hard work publicly. Although we cannot catalog every life event, we would like readers to know a little more about the woman behind the Journal as we wish her well in her retirement in this article this article.

Learn more in this article from the Summer 2021 issue Changing Lives (2021 Conference Edition) of Go With That Magazine™️ by Kim Howard, CAE.

 


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Changing Lives: EMDRIA Conference 2021

Changing Lives: EMDRIA Conference 2021

The 2021 EMDRIA Conference had an exciting lineup of diverse offerings. This year we had Wendy Ashley, Psy.D., LCSW, MSW passionately promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in her practice, research, and teachings. We also have Ana Gomez, MC, LPC, a highly requested lecturer known for her innovative work with children and adolescents, insightful books, and creative clinical resources specific to EMDR therapy. Dr. Deborah Korn will also be presenting on the hot and frequently requested topic of complex trauma. Deborah Korn, Psy.D. has presented both nationally and internationally, has authored or co-authored numerous articles and chapters focused on EMDR therapy, and is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research.

We also had specialists working with people across the dissociative spectrum, including D. Michael Coy, M.A., LICSW and Jennifer Madere, M.A. Michael and Jennifer have collaborated in the overhauls of the Multidimensional Inventory of Dissociation (MID) Analysis and have presented both nationally and internationally on MID applications to clinical practice.

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