EMDR Therapy for Suicide & Postvention

Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in the U.S. How can EMDR therapy help those those with suicidal ideation and their family/friends?

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Randomized controlled trial investigating web-based, therapist delivered eye movement desensitization and reprocessing for adults with suicidal ideation (Frontiers in Psychiatry)

This study investigated the application of online EMDR therapy in the treatment of suicidal ideation.

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EMDR Therapy and Ketamine

EMDR Therapy and Ketamine Guest Blog Post by Penny Monetti, LPCC   Tell us a little bit about you, your experience becoming an EMDR…

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EMDR Therapy and Suicide Postvention

Guest Blog Post by Marlene Kenney, LICSW   Tell us a little about you, your experience becoming an EMDR therapist, and how you became…

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Ashley Judd

Ashley Judd Goes Back to EMDR Therapy after Her Mother’s Tragic Suicide

Actress Ashley Judd, daughter of Naomi and sister of Wynonna, who comprised the award-winning country music duo The Judds, recently told The Guardian that she…

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Shifting to trauma-informed care in inpatient psychiatry: A case study of an individual with dissociative PTSD undergoing EMDR therapy (Case Reports in Psychiatry)

This case study highlights how trauma-informed care (EMDR therapy) was offered to a patient with dissociative PTSD in an inpatient setting which led to improvement in treatment outcomes.

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EMDR Therapy and Self-Harm

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EMDR Therapy and Suicide

It is Suicide Prevention Week, a time to focus on being supportive to those struggling to make sense of life. Suicide’s devastating effects make it difficult to talk about, but rates of suicide are increasing. EMDR therapy can reduce suicidal ideation.

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Web-based eye movement desensitization and reprocessing for adults with suicidal ideation: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial (JMIR Research Protocols)

Preliminary evidence suggests that EMDR can be used as an intervention in suicidal patients, including those with major depressive disorder.

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EMDR with Substance Use & Co-Occurring Addictive Behaviors

This presentation provides insight into case conceptualization and treatment planning when working with clients suffering from substance use disorder and co-occurring addictive behaviors.

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How to heal their psychological wounds? Effectiveness of EMDR therapy on post-traumatic stress symptoms, mind-wandering and suicidal ideation in Iranian child abuse victims (Counselling and Psychotherapy Research)

Studies have shown that child abuse as a traumatic event can lead to symptoms of PTSD, mind-wandering and suicidal ideation in adulthood.

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Using EMDR therapy with patients in an acute mental health crisis (BMC Psychiatry)

This study exams the efficacy of EMDR Therapy delivered to patients experiencing an acute mental health crisis to see if was a resulting decrease in their desire for suicide.

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