Courage, Neurobiology, and EMDR Therapy

Leaning forward into adversity takes courage. Research now shows that the brain may actually reward this courage. Following ongoing research is exciting as the scientific community learns more about our…

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How EMDR Therapy Can Help Post Relationship Breakup

Many of us have had a partner cheat on us. In this article, “8 Things to Keep in Mind if You’re Dating Again after Being Cheated on” the author discusses…

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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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Dr. AJ Popky, an Early EMDR Contributor, Dies

Arnold J. (AJ) Popky, Ph.D., lost his battle with COVID-19 and died on February 8, 2021. His death is a huge loss for his family, friends, and his EMDR family.…

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EMDR can Help COVID-19 Patients Who Suffer from PTSD

This article discusses how Covid-19 patients may be susceptible to PTSD and points to EMDR therapy as a way to help.

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Black History, Racial Trauma, and EMDR

February is Black History Month­, a time to recognize, celebrate and honor the achievements of Blacks/African Americans in the United States. It is also a time to bring attention to…

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Treating Endometriosis Pain with EMDR

This article discusses how women can use EMDR therapy to treat endometriosis pain.

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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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