EMDR Therapy and Addictions: An Evolving Landscape

The use of EMDR therapy with people struggling with addictions is an evolving landscape. Addictions to substances and compulsive behaviors often begin as a way to cope with underlying pain…

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EMDR Therapy for PTSD

June is National PTSD Awareness Month. PTSD stands for posttraumatic stress disorder, a condition that some people experience after one or several traumatic events. EMDR therapy is shown to be…

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How EMDR Therapy Contributes to Trauma-Informed Care

Bethany Bray’s article in Counseling Today discusses the impact of trauma and treatment strategies, including EMDR therapy.   

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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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EMDR as Treatment for Parents Struggling with PTSD

Parents may struggle with the trauma of their childrens’ medical diagnoses. EMDR therapy can help with that trauma. In this Sanfilippo News article, Marisa Wexler covers a recent research article…

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Prince Harry Speaks Out About His Experience with EMDR Therapy

Several recent articles report on a docuseries just released on Apple TV+ called “The Me You Can’t See” in which Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey discuss mental health. In the…

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EMDR Therapy for Perinatal Mental Health

It is National Women’s Health Week, a time to remember the importance of women’s physical and mental health. One important issue that many women face is changing mental health around…

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EMDR Therapy and Autism – Interview with Sherri Paulson, LCSW

It is National Autism Acceptance Month! People on the autism spectrum develop uniquely. Some may have challenges in communicating, social skills, sensory experiences, and behavior. As the Autism Speaks website…

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Stress, Resilience, and EMDR

April is Stress Awareness Month. Stress is a natural reaction that we experience when there is danger around us, or when we perceive that there might be danger around us.…

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EMDR Therapy and Bipolar Disorder

March 30 is World Bipolar Day. Bipolar disorders are often lifelong conditions in which a person experiences widely varying mood changes swinging from feelings of mania to feelings of depression.…

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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 Therapy and Eating Disorders

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Eating disorders and related body image distortion disorders are difficult to cope with and treat. Eating disorders are serious mental health conditions…

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