EMDR Therapy and Persons with Disabilities – Guest Blog Post with Mary Rixford, LPC

December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day to celebrate and recognize the diverse experiences, capabilities, and contributions of people with differing abilities. Standing alongside people with…

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EMDR Therapy and Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day to celebrate and recognize the diverse experiences, capabilities, and contributions of people who have differing abilities. Standing alongside people…

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How Artwork Makes EMDR Therapy More Approachable

Guest Blog Post by Jocelyn Fitzgerald Do you remember feeling overwhelmed with all the acronyms and scaling questions in your EMDR therapy training? I do. That swirling alphabet soup of…

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EMDR Therapy: Indigenous Voices

Guest Blog Post by Shelley Pompana Spear Chief When asked about my experience working with Native Americans/First Nation peoples; I am part of the population and identify as a Dakota…

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What Should EMDR Therapists Know About Native American Populations?

Native American Heritage Month, also known as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, is a time to celebrate and recognize the experiences, traditions, histories, and contributions of Native American…

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EMDRIA Members in the News

EMDRIA Member Advocates for EMDR Trainings in Area with Few EMDR Therapists In an article from Laredo Morning Times, member Dr. Cio Hernandez discusses filling the gap of EMDR trained…

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EMDRIA Conference 2021 Preview

The EMDRIA Conference is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited. This year’s event will be virtual with sessions on November 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, and…

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What Should EMDR Therapists Know About Hispanic or Latinx Populations?

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate and recognize the experiences of Hispanic and Latinx populations in the United States! These populations are incredibly diverse. As Terry Blas’ comic…

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EMDRIA Members in the News

Counseling Today Interviews Two EMDRIA Members about EMDR Therapy In an article from Counseling Today, published by the American Counseling Association, members Addie Brown, LPC, LMFT and Andie Bernard, LPCC…

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Dr. E.C. Hurley, an Early EMDR Therapy Contributor, Dies

EMDRIA member Dr. E. C. Hurley, DMin, Ph.D., passed away on August 31, 2021. Dr. Hurley retired from the U.S. Army with 33 years of service in the active-duty Army…

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The Eight Phases of EMDR Therapy

The eight phases of EMDR therapy provide a framework to understand the treatment process. They act as a map for the EMDR therapist to follow. The names of the eight…

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Five Things Every Newly Trained EMDR Therapist Wished They Knew

Guest Blog Post by Andie Bernard, MA, LPCC The suspense, appropriate skepticism, and excitement that I felt as I sat at the table on the first day of my EMDR…

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