EMDRIA Joins Forces with the Mental Health Liaison Group to Urge Congress to Continue the TREAT Act

February 26, 2021

The undersigned organizations are in support of the recent reintroduction of the Temporary Reciprocity to Ensure Access to Treatment (TREAT) Act (H.R. 708/S168) led by Senators Murphy (D-CT) and Blunt…

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EMDR Therapy and Eating Disorders

February 22, 2021

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Eating disorders and related body image distortion disorders are difficult to cope with and treat. Eating disorders are serious mental health conditions…

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EMDR Foundation and EMDRIA Create New Strategic Partnership

February 15, 2021

The EMDR Foundation (Foundation) and the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) are excited to announce the creation of a strategic partnership between the Foundation and EMDRIA. This new partnership will create…

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Dr. AJ Popky, an Early EMDR Contributor, Dies

February 11, 2021

Arnold J. (AJ) Popky, Ph.D., lost his battle with COVID-19 and died on February 8, 2021. His death is a huge loss for his family, friends, and his EMDR family.…

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Black History, Racial Trauma, and EMDR

February 5, 2021

February is Black History Month­, a time to recognize, celebrate and honor the achievements of Blacks/African Americans in the United States. It is also a time to bring attention to…

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10 Trauma-Informed Ways to Break Your Stress Response

January 18, 2021

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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EMDRIA’s New President – Meeting the Needs of the Mission

January 13, 2021

As of January 1, 2021, Wendy Byrd, LPC, LMFT is now the president of the EMDRIA Board of Directors. We interviewed her as a way to introduce her to the…

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EMDR Therapy Beginnings: Francine Shapiro

January 5, 2021

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

December 7, 2020

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

November 11, 2020

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

October 25, 2020

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

September 18, 2020

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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