10 Trauma-Informed Ways to Break Your Stress Response

Many of us feel the stress of this time as the nation continues to transition, grieve, and search for a new normal that feels safe. The continuing coronavirus anxiety, ongoing…

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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 Helps Military Families

Traumatic experiences impact service members and veterans as well as their families. Since November is Military Family Month, we pulled together a few resources highlighting how EMDR therapy can be…

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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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EMDRIA Supports the TREAT Act

We’ve signed EMDRIA’s name onto a letter urging the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions to consider the Temporary Reciprocity to Ensure Access to Treatment (TREAT) Act (S.4421),…

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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 Resources in the Era of COVID-19

This compilation of resources edited by Marilyn Luber is intended to help EMDR therapists during the time of COVID-19. Luber states: “Everyone who has contributed to this work has done…

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EMDRIA Conference 2020 Changing Lives

EMDRIA Virtual Conference 2020

The first-ever Virtual EMDRIA Conference 2020 was a success! Thanks to all who participated. We had more than 1,800 attendees representing 36 countries who registered which was the largest conference…

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EMDR Therapy Indicated as the Most Cost-Effective Trauma Treatment

Mavranezouli, et al. (2020) assessed the cost-effectiveness of a range of interventions for adults with PTSD in this thorough analysis. They stated: “EMDR was found to be the most cost-effective…

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What the Heck is EMDR Therapy?

“… in EMDR, the culprit fueling mental health issues is unprocessed, inadequately digested memories storied in the brain and body.” Linder, J. N. (2020, July 19). What the heck is…

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EMDRIA COVID-19 Update

Dear Colleagues: We hope you are all weathering the challenges of COVID-19 well. We know this is an unprecedented time and wanted to express our appreciation for your work and…

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