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 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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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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EMDR Therapy for Perinatal Mental Health

It is National Women’s Health Week, a time to remember the importance of women’s physical and mental health. One important issue that many women face is changing mental health around…

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EMDR Therapy and Autism – Interview with Sherri Paulson, LCSW

It is National Autism Acceptance Month! People on the autism spectrum develop uniquely. Some may have challenges in communicating, social skills, sensory experiences, and behavior. As the Autism Speaks website…

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Western Michigan University Behavioral Health Services Receives $10,000 EMDR Grant

WMU Behavioral Health Services has received a $10,000 grant for training and treatment of Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). The grant, awarded through the College of Health and Human Services,…

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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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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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