EMDR Therapy: Insights to Serving Black Populations

It is Black History Month, a time to commemorate the many contributions made by innovative Black Americans in the U.S. while also remembering the sacrifices so many have made. One…

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Olympic Speed Skater Used EMDR Therapy to Help with Tension and Insomnia

Jorrit Bergsma, a Netherlands ice speed skater, and marathon skater is a three-time Olympic medal winner is currently competing in his second Winter Olympics this month. He used EMDR therapy…

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Online EMDR Therapy: Recent Research and Overview

Can EMDR Therapy be Done Online? Pre-pandemic, this question was met with skepticism. Maybe a few therapists who were already digitally savvy were making online EMDR therapy work, but there…

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EMDR Therapy and Dissociation

Dissociation is a disconnection between a person’s thoughts, sensory experience, memory, and/or sense of identity. On a mild level, dissociation is a common experience that many people recognize as wanting…

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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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