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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EMDRIA Conference 2021 Preview

The EMDRIA Conference is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited. This year’s event will be virtual with sessions on November 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, and…

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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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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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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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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 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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