EMDR Therapy and Pregnancy

May is home to Mother’s Day, National Women’s Health Week, Maternal Mental Health Month, and Mental Health Month – a time to remember the importance of physical and mental health,…

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EMDR Therapy and Sexual Assault Awareness

Note: Information on this page could be sensitive to some readers. Dial 1-800-656-HOPE for the National Sexual Assault Hotline or chat here. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), a…

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EMDR Therapy and Autism

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 points…

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EMDR Therapy for Depression: Implications for Mental Health

Depression is one of the most common mental health issues. Although EMDR therapy is most widely known as a PTSD trauma treatment, using EMDR therapy to treat people struggling with…

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EMDR Therapy and Self-Harm

Note: Information on this page could be sensitive to some readers. If in crisis, text HOME to 741741 to reach a volunteer Crisis Counselor, or if necessary, dial 1-800-273-8255 to…

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How EMDR Therapists Can Help Clients Manage War Anxiety

The war in Ukraine has left us deeply concerned and full of uncertainty about the adverse impact on the mental health of individuals, families, and communities worldwide. It is a…

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Top 10 Tips for EMDR Therapists Working With Depression

Top 10 Tips for EMDR Therapists Working With Depression Guest Blog Post by EMDRIA Member Rachael Miller, LCPC, NCC 1. Carefully Timed Cognitive Interweaves Out of a desire to relieve…

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EMDR Therapy: Insights to Serving Black Populations

It is Black History Month, a time to commemorate the many contributions made by innovative Black Americans in the U.S. while also remembering the sacrifices so many have made. One…

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Olympic Speed Skater Used EMDR Therapy to Help with Tension and Insomnia

Jorrit Bergsma, a Netherlands ice speed skater, and marathon skater is a three-time Olympic medal winner is currently competing in his second Winter Olympics this month. He used EMDR therapy…

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Online EMDR Therapy: Recent Research and Overview

Can EMDR Therapy be Done Online? Pre-pandemic, this question was met with skepticism. Maybe a few therapists who were already digitally savvy were making online EMDR therapy work, but there…

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EMDR Therapy and Dissociation

Dissociation is a disconnection between a person’s thoughts, sensory experience, memory, and/or sense of identity. On a mild level, dissociation is a common experience that many people recognize as wanting…

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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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