Redefining trauma and its hidden connections: Identifying and reprocessing the experiential contributors to a wide variety of disorders
This chapter by Francine Shapiro, Ph.D. offers a model of psychotherapy practice redefining trauma. Shapiro describes Adaptive Information Processing (AIP), EMDR therapy, case examples and the importance of therapeutic presence.
About the Book
“Distinguished clinicians explain what lies at the heart of change in effective psychotherapy.
A wide range of distinguished scientists and clinicians discuss the nature of change in the therapeutic process. Jaak Panksepp, Ian McGilchrist, Ruth Lanius, Francine Shapiro, and other luminaries offer readers a powerful journey through mindful awareness, neural integration, affective neuroscience, and therapeutic presence to reveal the transformational nature of therapy.
Healing Moments in Psychotherapy dives deep into the art and science of healing from the perspective of a variety of clinical approaches and scientific viewpoints, including interpersonal neurobiology. Through the voices of a dozen clinicians and scientists presenting their combined experiences and wisdom, it serves as a window into the process of healing. Practical examples and empowering research data support the ways in which therapeutic relationships can help catalyze health and restore wellness within psychotherapy.”
—Description from publisher
Shapiro, F. (2013). Redefining trauma and its hidden connections: Identifying and reprocessing the experiential contributors to a wide variety of disorders. In D. J. Siegel and M. Solomon (Eds.), Healing moments in psychotherapy (pp. 89-114). New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Co. https://wwnorton.com/books/9780393707625
About the Author
Francine Shapiro, Ph.D. (1948–2019) was the founder of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. A licensed psychologist and Senior Research Fellow at the Mental Research Institute (CA), she founded the EMDR Institute and encouraged the development EMDR International Association (EMDRIA). Dr. Shapiro authored many books and articles including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy: Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures in it’s 3rd edition in 2018, and Getting past your past: Take control of your life with self-help techniques from EMDR therapy (2012). She was a frequent presenter and teacher and won numerous awards including the California Psychological Association’s Distinguished Scientific Achievement in Psychology Award in 1993 and the International Sigmund Freud Award for Psychotherapy in 2002.
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Shapiro, F. (2013). Redefining trauma and its hidden connections: Identifying and reprocessing the experiential contributors to a wide variety of disorders. In D. J. Siegel and M. Solomon (Eds.), Healing moments in psychotherapy (pp. 89-114). New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Co.
EMDR Therapists, Other Mental Health Professionals
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