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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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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