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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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.


An open access version of this article is available at EMDRIA’s Focal Point blog published June 16, 2023. 

 


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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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EMDR 2SLGBTQPIA+ and Intimate Partner Violence

EMDR 2SLGBTQPIA+ and Intimate Partner Violence

Sue Genest, MSc., CCC, RCC outlines some basic tenets to contribute to awareness on intimate partner violence in the rainbow community (2SLGBTQPIA+). Informed EMDR counselors can have profound impacts on helping the rainbow community to heal from daily and societal stressors and trauma they experience.

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’s Impact with Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence

EMDR Therapy’s Impact with Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence

Trauma inflicted by someone you are closely tied to involves a level of betrayal, confusion, fear, and impact. If the abuse is repeated—as often is the case with intimate partner violence—the complexity of the trauma can be increasingly difficult to process and resolve.

Author Jill E. Schwarz, Ph.D. serves as a research consultant for a sexual and domestic violence agency in the northeast. Schwarz describes a pilot study designed to determine the impact and efficacy of EMDR as a treatment approach for clients who had experienced trauma due to sexual and/or intimate partner violence.

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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Protecting Those Who Protect Others

Protecting Those Who Protect Others

An interview with Jim Reynolds and Brian Simmons. Reynolds had a 38-year law enforcement career and is now a Licensed Professional Counselor. Simmons is in private practice as a mental health therapist and is involved in the rescue and restoration of sex trafficking victims both domestically and internationally.

Learn more in the December 2018 issue EMDR Therapy with First Responders: Beyond the Front Lines of Go With That Magazine™️ interview with James David Reynolds, LPC and Brian Simmons.

 


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