SVS EMDR group protocol: A collaborative approach to trauma therapy (Journal of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists)

This article discusses an EMDR group therapy approach for sexual violence survivors (SVS).

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EMDR Therapy and Sexual Health

EMDRIA member Quandra Chaffers, LCSW discusses EMDR therapy and sexual health.

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Internalized Sexual Shame in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Internalized Sexual Shame in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

An endless supply of shame sources exist for our clients. When the clinician has increased awareness of typical shameful experiences, it allows for better history-taking, case conceptualization, and ultimately client success.

Read more in this article from the Fall 2023 issue EMDR Therapy & Eating Disorders of Go With That Magazine™️ by Lauren Kiser, Ph.D. and DaLene Forester, Ph.D.

 


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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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Protocol for a randomized controlled trial in Cambodian individuals with PTSD: Trauma-informed treatment algorithms for advancing novel outcomes (project TITAN) (Contemporary Clinical Trials)

Cambodian participants with PTSD receive Stabilization Techniques or Behavioral Activation plus Stabilization Techniques, and later EMDR.

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EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence GWT Issue

According to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN), “sexual violence” is an all-encompassing, non-legal term for crimes like sexual assault, rape, and…

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EMDR Therapy, Sex Therapy, and Sexual Dysfunction

Dr. Cyrstal Hollenbeck, EdD, LMHC, CST, CSAT, CCTP, (EMDR Certified Therapist) talks about how EMDR therapy can treat issues impacting a sexual relationship (including sex therapy and sexual dysfunction).

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Comparative effectiveness of psychological interventions for treating the psychological consequences of sexual abuse in children and adolescents: A network meta-analysis (Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews)

An assessment of the effectiveness of different psychological interventions for the treatment of sexual abuse in children and adolescents.

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BIPOC Perspective on EMDR with Survivors of Sexual Assault

BIPOC Perspective on EMDR with Survivors of Sexual Assault

In the BIPOC Perspective column, EMDR therapists respond to the question “Could you offer a specific example of how some aspect of a client’s culture/race was deeply meaningful as a resource and/or as a challenge in the use of EMDR with a survivor of sexual assault?”

Contributors include George Tabb, MSW, LCSW, Oraine Ramoo, B.A.(Hons), M.Ed., CTT, BFRP, CNT and Latasha Burnett, LMFT-S.

Learn more in this article from the Spring 2023 issue EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence of Go With That Magazine™️.

 


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EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence (Go With That Magazine™️ Issue)

EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence

Go With That Magazine™️ Spring 2023

According to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN), “sexual violence” is an all-encompassing, non-legal term for crimes like sexual assault, rape, and sexual abuse. The legal definition of crimes varies from state to state. EMDR therapists can treat sexual violence with EMDR therapy effectively and efficiently. Safety and stability are of primary importance when dealing with survivors. EMDR involves a client-centered approach where the clinician follows, listens, and adapts to ensure client safety and comfort.

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This issue includes the following articles:

 


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10 Tips: Using EMDR Therapy with Survivors of Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence

10 Tips: Using EMDR Therapy with Survivors of Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence

Every 68 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. EMDR can provide relief for these survivors.

Learn more in this article from the Spring 2023 issue EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence of Go With That Magazine™️ by Viviana Urdaneta Melo, MDiv, LCSW.


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Sexual Health and Sexual Trauma: A Brief Introduction

Sexual Health and Sexual Trauma: A Brief Introduction

Most therapists are familiar with the statistics that one in three females, one in six males, and that 50 percent of transgender individuals experience sexual violence at some point in their lives. There is a noticeable correlation between trauma and adult sexual issues, such as lower sexual interest, arousal, orgasms, and sexual satisfaction. Yet, sexuality is barely mentioned in the EDMR therapy literature. Stephanie Baird, LMHC authored the first book on the subject, EMDR Therapy and Sexual Health: A Clinician’s Guide (Baird, 2023) and shares some key basic sexual health concepts from the book.

Learn more in this article from the Spring 2023 issue EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence of Go With That Magazine™️ by Stephanie Baird, LMHC.

 


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