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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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: A Way to Heal Beyond Talk Therapy

Different trauma treatments are explored in this Well + Good article, including EMDR therapy. Psychologist, researcher, and EMDR therapist Deborah Korn, PsyD discusses how EMDR therapy helps the brain heal…

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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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