EMDRIA Trailblazers on How EMDR Therapy Has Changed Over the Years

The Growth of EMDR Therapy EMDR therapy’s first research article was published in 1989 by Dr. Francine Shapiro. The field of EMDR therapy expanded greatly in the 1990s, facing both…

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EMDR Therapy and Expressive Arts

Expressive Arts as a therapy modality uses the creativity of the client via art, music, writing, dance, symbolism, or drama to help heal and make new meanings from difficult experiences.…

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EMDRIA Members Respond: How Can the Field of EMDR Therapy Increase Access of Care for BIPOC Individuals?

July is BIPOC Mental Health Month. We want to continue to feature the importance of confronting oppression dynamics as they can be a big part of any therapy process and…

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EMDRIA Members Respond: How Can EMDR Therapists Increase Safety for BIPOC Clients?

July is BIPOC Mental Health Month. We want to continue to feature the importance of confronting oppression dynamics as they can be a big part of any therapy process and…

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When Did ‘EMDR’ Change to ‘EMDR Therapy’?

Not everyone knows about this EMDR therapy history moment, so we wanted to share this ever pertinent blast from the past. In 2014, EMDR therapy founder Francine Shapiro wrote a…

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EMDR Therapy and AAPI Populations

It is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time to recognize and celebrate Asian, Pacific Islander, and Native Hawaiian talents, diversity, and contributions. One month could never…

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EMDR Therapy and Pregnancy

May is home to Mother’s Day, National Women’s Health Week, Maternal Mental Health Month, and Mental Health Month – a time to remember the importance of physical and mental health,…

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EMDR Therapy and Sexual Assault Awareness

Note: Information on this page could be sensitive to some readers. Dial 1-800-656-HOPE for the National Sexual Assault Hotline or chat here. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), a…

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EMDR Therapy and Autism

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 points…

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EMDR Therapy for Depression: Implications for Mental Health

Depression is one of the most common mental health issues. Although EMDR therapy is most widely known as a PTSD trauma treatment, using EMDR therapy to treat people struggling with…

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EMDR Therapy and Self-Harm

Note: Information on this page could be sensitive to some readers. If in crisis, text HOME to 741741 to reach a volunteer Crisis Counselor, or if necessary, dial 1-800-273-8255 to…

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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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