10 Trauma-Informed Ways to Break Your Stress Response

Many of us feel the stress of this time as the nation continues to transition, grieve, and search for a new normal that feels safe. The continuing coronavirus anxiety, ongoing…

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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 Helps Military Families

Traumatic experiences impact service members and veterans as well as their families. Since November is Military Family Month, we pulled together a few resources highlighting how EMDR therapy can be…

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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 Helps Firefighters

Wildfire season has hit many on the west coast especially hard this year. Firefighters are on the front lines in these areas exposing themselves to stressors like smoke inhalation, extreme…

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EMDR in the Arts

“IRISIRIS is a set of looping online videos that corresponds to the eight phases of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) treatment. EMDR focuses on reprogramming the brain’s response to…

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What the Heck is EMDR Therapy?

“… in EMDR, the culprit fueling mental health issues is unprocessed, inadequately digested memories storied in the brain and body.” Linder, J. N. (2020, July 19). What the heck is…

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How EMDR Therapists are Adapting EMDR Trauma Therapy During COVID-19

“COVID-19 has moved most therapy online, and for those who were in the middle of EMDR therapy, therapists face a major challenge on how to continue delivering EMDR to clients remotely.…

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Curious if EMDR is an Effective Form of Therapy?

“Trauma doesn’t always look the same. Whether it’s a failed relationship, an unspeakable act of violence or a devastating natural disaster, traumas differ in their severity, as well as their…

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Better Ways to Treat OCD

“Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing or EMDR is a newer form of psychotherapy that releases psychological stress and is largely used for PTSD and trauma.  Although scientists currently are unable…

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A Clinician’s Guide to the Efficacy of EMDR Therapy

Volume 13, Issue 4 of the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research (JEMDR) is an important issue for EMDR therapy. In the editorial, Louise Maxfield, JEMDR Editor, points to the…

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