Stress, Resilience, and EMDR

April is Stress Awareness Month. Stress is a natural reaction that we experience when there is danger around us, or when we perceive that there might be danger around us.…

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EMDR Therapy and Bipolar Disorder

March 30 is World Bipolar Day. Bipolar disorders are often lifelong conditions in which a person experiences widely varying mood changes swinging from feelings of mania to feelings of depression.…

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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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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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EMDR Foundation and EMDRIA Create New Strategic Partnership

The EMDR Foundation (Foundation) and the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) are excited to announce the creation of a strategic partnership between the Foundation and EMDRIA. This new partnership will create…

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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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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 and OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders can take an emotional toll on those who cope with and manage the symptoms on a day to day basis. In addition, OCD presents…

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EMDR Therapy Indicated as the Most Cost-Effective Trauma Treatment

Mavranezouli, et al. (2020) assessed the cost-effectiveness of a range of interventions for adults with PTSD in this thorough analysis. They stated: “EMDR was found to be the most cost-effective…

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The Scientific Status of EMDR Therapy for Combat-Related PTSD

ARE THERE DIFFERENCES IN RATES OR TREATMENT RESPONSE BETWEEN COMBAT-RELATED AND CIVILIAN PTSD? In this review of research on EMDR treatment for combat-related trauma, we begin with the question: Are…

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Research Corner | March 2020

This material was published in the EMDRIA magazine Go With That in March 2020. Research Corner | March 2020

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