Board President Wendy Byrd Discusses The Impact of Untreated Trauma

The Behavioral Health Today Podcast interviewed Board President Wendy Byrd, LPC, LMFT, in this episode of their podcast, “The Impact of Trauma.” Click below to listen.  

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

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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EMDRIA Conference 2020 Changing Lives

EMDRIA Virtual Conference 2020

The first-ever Virtual EMDRIA Conference 2020 was a success! Thanks to all who participated. We had more than 1,800 attendees representing 36 countries who registered which was the largest conference…

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EMDRIA’s Commitment to Confront the Trauma of Racial Injustice

The EMDRIA Board of Directors recently issued the following statement to our members regarding racial discrimination and the disproportionate experience of violence by police that minority populations face. EMDRIA 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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EMDRIA COVID-19 Update

Dear Colleagues: We hope you are all weathering the challenges of COVID-19 well. We know this is an unprecedented time and wanted to express our appreciation for your work and…

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How EMDR Therapy Opens a Window to the Brain

“Rather than rely on the deliberate manipulation of beliefs and behaviors as occurs in cognitive behavior therapy, or the use of the relationship as in psychodynamic therapies, EMDR therapy identifies…

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EMDR, VA PTSD Treatment, Helps Veteran After 10th Deployment

EMDR therapy is featured on the official blog of the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs.  EMDR therapy helped Rogelio “Roger” Rodriguez treat his PTSD after 10 deployments. VAntage Point Contributor,…

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Brains That Learn Not to Fear

Research Callout: Holmes’ (2019) review in Nature journal summarizes how Baek et al’s (2019) article sheds more light on possible mechanisms of EMDR therapy: “A treatment called eye-movement desensitization and…

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EMDR as Treatment for Survivors of School Shooting

EMDR in Esquire magazine. “EMDR success stories passed like good gossip in the small town.” Excerpt from Copeland, L. (2018, Nov 18). Chardon, Ohio: The people of this tiny town…

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