C Paula Krentzel, Ph.D. & Jennifer Tattersall, LCSW
2.5 EMDRIA Credits
The Distancing Approach was developed to enhance the treatment of OCD with EMDR therapy. Incorporating Ego State Theory with Distancing the clinician is able to address various parts of the personality and inner conflicts which interfere with treatment. This online course reviews Ego State Theory and highlights how to identify a client’s internal conflict, that is, conflicting ego states and/or blocking beliefs. In turn, the content instructs participants in how to resolve these conflicts or beliefs such that the therapy can proceed more smoothly. The course uses video to demonstrate the resolution conflicting ego states. The video demonstrates the use of Ego State Theory and Distancing with a client diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder (DID).