EMDRIA Joins Forces with the Mental Health Liaison Group to Urge Congress to Continue the TREAT Act

The undersigned organizations are in support of the recent reintroduction of the Temporary Reciprocity to Ensure Access to Treatment (TREAT) Act (H.R. 708/S168) led by Senators Murphy (D-CT) and Blunt…

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EMDR Foundation and EMDRIA Create New Strategic Partnership

The EMDR Foundation (Foundation) and the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) are excited to announce the creation of a strategic partnership between the Foundation and EMDRIA. This new partnership will create…

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EMDR can Help COVID-19 Patients Who Suffer from PTSD

This article discusses how Covid-19 patients may be susceptible to PTSD and points to EMDR therapy as a way to help.

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Treating Endometriosis Pain with EMDR

This article discusses how women can use EMDR therapy to treat endometriosis pain.

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EMDR Therapy Beginnings: Francine Shapiro

The dawn of a new year has us appreciating new beginnings. New projects and fresh starts often need persistence and courage to get them off the ground. The beginning of…

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Year in Review: EMDR Therapy in the time of COVID-19

2020 has been a tumultuous year and the Coronavirus has created stress and anxiety in many lives. The upending of traditional face-to-face mental health therapy hit the EMDR community especially…

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EMDR Therapy and OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders can take an emotional toll on those who cope with and manage the symptoms on a day to day basis. In addition, OCD presents…

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EMDR Therapy Helps Firefighters

Wildfire season has hit many on the west coast especially hard this year. Firefighters are on the front lines in these areas exposing themselves to stressors like smoke inhalation, extreme…

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EMDR in the Arts

“IRISIRIS is a set of looping online videos that corresponds to the eight phases of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) treatment. EMDR focuses on reprogramming the brain’s response to…

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How EMDR Therapists are Adapting EMDR Trauma Therapy During COVID-19

“COVID-19 has moved most therapy online, and for those who were in the middle of EMDR therapy, therapists face a major challenge on how to continue delivering EMDR to clients remotely.…

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Curious if EMDR is an Effective Form of Therapy?

“Trauma doesn’t always look the same. Whether it’s a failed relationship, an unspeakable act of violence or a devastating natural disaster, traumas differ in their severity, as well as their…

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Better Ways to Treat OCD

“Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing or EMDR is a newer form of psychotherapy that releases psychological stress and is largely used for PTSD and trauma.  Although scientists currently are unable…

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