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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10 Trauma-Informed Ways to Ease Stress

It is Stress Awareness Day! And what a loaded topic. Many of us know what stress feels like and most of us wish we had less of it. Stress responses…

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Board President Wendy Byrd Discusses The Impact of Untreated Trauma

The Behavioral Health Today Podcast interviewed Board President Wendy Byrd, LPC, LMFT, in this episode of their podcast, “The Impact of Trauma.” Click below to listen.  

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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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EMDR Therapy in School Settings

A common question we receive at EMDRIA is whether EMDR therapy has been used in school settings. The answer is yes, EMDR therapy has been used in school settings successfully.…

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EMDR Therapy and Suicide

It is Suicide Prevention Week, a time to focus on being supportive to those struggling to make sense of life. Suicide’s devastating effects make it difficult to talk about, but…

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EMDR Therapy Helps Heal Religious Childhood Sexual Abuse

[Trigger warning.] EMDR therapy helps heal childhood sexual abuse in this Columbus Dispatch news article. Author Danae King shares the survivor story of Chris Graham and explains how being sexually…

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Board President Wendy Byrd Discusses Integrating EMDR Therapy in Podcast

The Behavioral Health Today podcast interviewed EMDRIA Board President Wendy Byrd, LPC, LMFT about EMDR therapy. Listen to the podcast here.

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Back to School: Using EMDR Therapy to Help Children and Adolescents Cope and Thrive

Back to school season is here. Parents and children face typical stressors such as getting supplies and arranging schedules as with any other year. In addition, there is the considerable…

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Board President Wendy Byrd Speaks on Podcasts to Discuss EMDR Therapy

Two recent podcasts on EMDR therapy feature EMDRIA Board of Directors Wendy Byrd, LPC, LMFT. Dr. Deniz Armagan interviews Byrd about EMDR therapy and her career path in his podcast,…

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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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