Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) psychotherapy with children who have experienced sexual abuse and trauma (Wiley, 2011)

EMDR psychotherapy can be used with children who experienced sexual trauma. Learn more in this comprehensive guide to treatment of child sexual abuse.

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Using EMDR With Survivors of Sexual Abuse Perpetrated by Roman Catholic Priests (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Research on the idiosyncratic effects of sexual abuse perpetrated by Roman Catholic priests and treatment recommendations.

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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing scripted protocols: Basics and special situations (Springer, 2009)

This book, edited by Marilyn Luber, Ph.D., outlines the EMDR standard procedure, Standard Three-Pronged Protocol, and focuses on applying EMDR scripted protocols to special populations.

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EMDR Treatment of Past Domestic Violence: A Clinical Vignette (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

This case study describes the use of EMDR for a woman who met criteria for PTSD related to past domestic violence.

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Assessing the long-term effects of EMDR: Results from an 18-month follow up study with adult female survivors of CSA (Journal of Child Sexual Abuse)

Study provides evidence that the benefits of EMDR for adult female survivors of child sexual abuse can be maintained over an 18-month period.

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Trauma Resolution Treatment as an Adjunct to Standard Treatment for Child Molesters A Qualitative Study (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

A literature review of current treatment models for child molesters and contemporary theories of etiology suggests a gap between theory and practice.

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Some effects of EMDR treatment with previously abused child molesters: Theoretical reviews and preliminary findings (Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology)

Study explores using EMDR therapy with ten child molesters with reported histories of childhood sexual abuse.

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Prolonged exposure versus eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) for PTSD rape victims (Journal of Traumatic Stress)

Efficacy of Prolonged Exposure and EMDR compared to a no-treatment waitlist control in the treatment of PTSD in adult female rape victims

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A comparison of CBT and EMDR for sexually abused Iranian girls (Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy)

Fourteen randomly assigned Iranian girls ages 12–13 years who had been sexually abused received up to 12 sessions of CBT or EMDR treatment.

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Sexual abuse survivors’ perceptions of the effectiveness of EMDR and eclectic therapy (Research on Social Work Practice)

Survivor perspectives of the effectiveness of two treatments for female survivors of childhood sexual abuse—EMDR and eclectic therapy.

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The effectiveness of EMDR with adult female survivors of childhood sexual abuse (Social Work Research)

A randomized experimental evaluation found support for EMDR in reducing trauma among adult female survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

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Efficacy of the eye movement desensitization procedure in the treatment of traumatic memories (Journal of Traumatic Stress)

This study aims to determine the effectiveness of the recently developed Eye Movement Desensitization (EMD) procedure on traumatic memories.

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