EMDR therapy treatment for grief and mourning (Oxford, 2024)

In this book, Roger Solomon, Ph.D. addresses EMDR therapists, provides an overall model of EMDR treatment for grief and mourning, and highlights how EMDR can help mourners.

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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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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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EMDR Therapy Treatment of Grief and Mourning in Times of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Death of a loved one is universally distressing. The stressful conditions of COVID-19 can compound the trauma of a loss.

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Evaluating the Efficacy of EMDR With Grieving Individuals: A Randomized Control Trial

This study compared the effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) with an integrated cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) intervention for grief.

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Using Compassionate Mind Training as a Resource in EMDR: A Case Study

Case study on compassionate mind training (CMT) when used as a resource in the EMDR treatment of a 58-year-old man, after a recent trauma with psychological distress and somatic symptoms—an inability to sign his name.

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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor by Anne Bisek and Marilyn Luber regarding the recent article Protocol for Excessive Grief,” by Dr. Marilyn Luber (2012).

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EMDR With Grief: Reflections on Ginny Sprang’s 2001 Study

EMDR treatment of complicated mourning—a mother mourning for her young adult son who died by suicide, a woman struggling with the loss of her mother to Alzheimer’s disease, and a young mother whose baby was stillborn.

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Protocol for Excessive Grief

“Protocol for Excessive Grief” is excerpted from Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Scripted Protocols: Basics and Special Situations illustrating a scripted protocol from one of Francine Shapiro’s 6 basic protocols.

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Emotionality of Loss-Related Memories Is Reduced After Recall Plus Eye Movements But Not After Recall Plus Music or Recall Only

Sixty undergraduate students participated in a study, concluding that eye movements are effective when negative memories pertain to loss and grief, suggesting possibilities for treatment intervention in individuals suffering from complicated grief.

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Working With EMDR in Chronic Incapacitating Diseases: The Experience of a Neuromuscular Diseases Center

This article examines the use of EMDR in a rehabilitation center to deal with traumatic experiences associated with serious incapacitating disease.

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Utilization of EMDR in the Treatment of Grief and Mourning (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

EMDR can be utilized within a comprehensive framework for the treatment of grief and mourning. EMDR can process the obstacles that can complicate the grief and mourning process.

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