An EMDR Primer

Author: Barbara Hensley, EdD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826119872
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"Hensley has written a book that is simple, basic, and can mentor therapists who are EMDR trained and yet intimidated. It is the perfect complement to Dr. Shapiro's text." -Jennifer Lendl, PhD Co-author, EMDR Performance Enhancement for the Workplace EMDRIA Conference Committee (From the Foreword) "The examples, cases, tables, and diagrams....aid and assist EMDR clinicians in understanding and developing further expertise in this marvelous method." -Irene B. Giessl, EdD Co-owner of the Cincinnati Trauma Connection Cincinnati, Ohio This primer is intended for use as a companion to Francine Shapiro's original text. It serves as a comprehensive review of the Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) model and EMDR principles, protocols, and procedures both for those newly trained in EMDR and for experienced clinicians who want to review the principles. With this primer, clinicians can augment their understanding, expand their knowledge, and sharpen current EMDR skills. Key features: A straightforward overview of EMDR that reviews the Adaptive Information Processing model and the three-pronged approach in accessible, conversational language A summary of the basics of the eight phases of EMDR with examples of each phase so that core content can be easily grasped Strategies and techniques for dealing with challenging clients, high levels of distressing emotions, and blocked processing Case histories, dialogues, and transcripts of successful EMDR sessions with explanations of treatment rationale

An EMDR Therapy Primer Second Edition

Author: Barbara Hensley, EdD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826194559
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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“With this Second Edition of An EMDR Therapy Primer, Dr. Hensley has created a very clear step-by-step guide to assist the newly trained EMDR clinician. Not only will it help transition training into practice but also help those trained earlier who are looking to update their skills. I highly recommend this book for any EMDR clinician wanting to assure fidelity to the model and methods.” —Rosalie Thomas, RN, PhD “I believe that Dr. Hensley has written a book that is simple, basic, and can mentor therapists who are EMDR trained and yet intimidatedÖ.This book brings us back to the basics.” —Jennifer Lendl, PhD This is a step-by-step overview of the foundations of EMDR Therapy presented in easily accessible, conversational language. It helps both new and experienced clinicians to maximize their preparation and skills in using EMDR safely, confidently, and effectively. The second edition is fully revised to reflect the evolution of EMDR to an integrative psychotherapeutic approach and is intended for use as a companion to Francine Shapiroís seminal EMDR texts. It has been enriched with several new case histories along with extensive examples of successful EMDR reprocessing sessions. An abundance of new information addresses EMD versus EMDR; research on the mechanism, model, and methodology of EMDR Therapy; bilateral stimulation; ancillary targets; the why and the how of many key EMDR Therapy components; protocol for single and recent traumatic events; updated information about the cognitive interweave, future templates; and much, much more. The book provides concise coverage of the AIP model and EMDR principles, protocols, and procedures and addresses the types of targets accessed during the EMDR process. The book summarizes the Eight Phases of EMDR Therapy and the Stepping Stones of Adaptive Resolution—the components of the standard EMDR protocol. The building blocks of EMDR Therapy—past, present, and future—are assessed with regard to appropriate targeting and successful outcomes, as are abreactions, blocked processing, and cognitive interweaves. Detailed case studies demonstrate strategies to assist the client in reaching adaptive resolution of trauma. New to the Second Edition: Completely revised and updated Reflects the evolution of EMDR to an integrative therapeutic approach Expands specialized EMDR techniques Includes new strategies to overcome obstacles Presents new transcripts and case studies Provides “Derailment Possibilities” to alert clinicians of potential obstacles to therapeutic success Extensive appendices include definitions for EMDR Therapy, EMDR Therapy scripts, and additional resources

Handbook of EMDR and Family Therapy Processes

Author: Francine Shapiro
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118046104
Format: PDF
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Starting with the Foreword by Daniel Siegel, MD, the Handbook demonstrates in superb detail how you can combine EMDR’s information processing approach with family systems perspectives and therapy techniques. An impressive and needed piece of work, Handbook of EMDR and Family Therapy Processes provides a clear and comprehensive bridge between individual and family therapies.

EMDR Therapy and Adjunct Approaches with Children

Author: Ana M. Gomez, MC, LPC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826106986
Format: PDF
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"This volume is a welcome and excellent resource for all clinicians working with severely traumatized children." Francine Shapiro, PhD Founder, EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs "Over the past 15 years, Ms. Gomez has developed highly original and brilliant interventions for working with these very difficult to treat children. This book will be an enormous great gift to our field." Dr. Susan Coates Clinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia University This is the first book to provide a wide range of leading-edge, step-by-step strategies for clinicians using EMDR therapy and adjunct approaches with children with severe dysregulation of the affective system. Written by an author internationally known for her innovative work with children, the book offers developmentally appropriate and advanced tools for using EMDR therapy in treating children with complex trauma, attachment wounds, dissociative tendencies, and compromised social engagement. The book also presents the theoretical framework for case conceptualization in EMDR therapy and in the use of the Adaptive Information Processing model with children. Principles and concepts derived from the Polyvagal Theory, affective neuroscience, attachment theory, interpersonal neurobiology, developmental neuroscience and the neurosequential model of therapeutics, which can greatly support and expand our understanding of the AIP model and complex trauma, are presented. The text also offers an original and pioneering EMDR therapy-based model to working with parents with abdicated caregiving systems. The model is directed at assisting parents in developing the ability for mentalization, insightfulness, and reflective capacities linked to infantís development of attachment security. A unique and innovative feature of this book is the masterful integration of strategies from other therapeutic approaches, such as Play therapy, Sandtray therapy, Sensorimotor psychotherapy, Theraplay and Internal Family Systems (IFS), into a comprehensive EMDR treatment maintaining appropriate adherence to the AIP model and EMDR therapy methodology. Key Features: Provides creative, step-by-step, ìhow-toî information about the use of EMDR therapy with children with complex trauma from an internationally known and innovative leader in the field Explores thoroughly the eight phases of EMDR therapy in helping children with attachment wounds, dissociative tendencies and high dysregulation Incorporates adjunct approaches into a comprehensive EMDR therapy while maintaining fidelity to the AIP model and EMDR therapy methodology Contains an original EMDR therapy-based model for helping parents with abdicated caregiving systems to develop metalizing and reflective capacities

A Guide to the Standard EMDR Therapy Protocols for Clinicians Supervisors and Consultants Second Edition

Author: Andrew M. Leeds, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826131174
Format: PDF, ePub
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Praise for the First Edition: " This is an excellent guide to the theory and practice of EMDR. It provides great clarity to readers unsure of how this therapy is conducted. If you want to know about EMDR, this is the book to have." -Score: 100, 5 starsóDoody's This second edition of an acclaimed guide to the theory and practice of EMDR provides updated information regarding new evidence for its treatment efficacy and an in-depth presentation of state-of-the-art research on its mechanisms of action. The book reviews outcome studies suggesting EMDR's effectiveness for diagnoses beyond PTSD along with studies on its use for treatment of depression, with cancer patients, and with groups. It surveys new strategies on advanced EMDR therapy topics such as when treating dissociative and personality disorders, along with references for more in-depth information. The second edition also provides an expanded glossary and extensively updated references, and reflects changes corresponding to the DSM 5. The book delivers clear, concise treatment guidelines for students, practicing clinicians, supervisors, clinic directors, and hospital administrators involved in the treatment of those with PTSD, Specific Phobias, and Panic Disorder. For researchers conducting treatment outcome studies it provides easy-to-access treatment guidelines and a comprehensive set of fidelity checklists for all aspects of EMDR therapy. A multitude of new charts, forms, scripts, illustrations, tables and decision trees present key information clearly and concisely to guide treatment planning and documentation. Case studies with transcripts illustrate the different protocols and further guide practitioners of EMDR therapy in informed decision-making. New to the Second Edition: Describes updated information on mechanisms of action of EMDR therapy Presents new evidence-based EMDR therapy Delivers outcome studies for the use of EMDR with a broad range of diagnoses Surveys new research about using EMDR with cancer patients and those with severe depression Discusses the evolution of the theory of memory networks in EMDR therapy Examines the effectiveness of Bilateral Stimulation on adaptive memories and images Reflects changes resulting from DSM 5 Includes extensively updated and expanded references and glossary Provides new charts, forms, scripts, illustrations, decision trees and case studies illustrating different protocols Key Features: Presents an easy-to-use set of forms and scripts Focuses on safety and efficiency of EMDR therapy in many situations Expands AIP model regarding using EMDR to resolve psychological defenses Discusses ethical issues in clinical application, consultation, supervision, and research

Light in the Heart of Darkness

Author: Steven M. Silver
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393703665
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Drawing on many years of personal experience and that of numerous peers from around the world, the authors of Light in the Heart of Darkness address issues confronted by all clinicians attempting to respond to the psychological aftermath of man's inhumanity to man.

Treating Post Trauma Nightmares

Author: Joanne L. Davis, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826103208
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"This book will be a valuable resource for those conducting research focused on trauma- related sleep disturbances and nightmares, and for clinicians working with clients with these problems." --Heidi S. Resnick, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina "Extremely thoughtful and comprehensive....Dr. Davis does a superb job of providing clear, evidence-based treatment with many helpful case examples included. It is a must read for any therapist who treats patients with PTSD." --Sherry A. Falsetti, PhD,University of Illinois College of Medicine Treating Post-Trauma Nightmares presents the only interdisciplinary treatment that brings together literature, theory, and techniques from sleep medicine and psychological perspectives: Exposure, Relaxation, and Rescripting Therapy (ERRT). This groundbreaking treatment specifically targets chronic nightmares experienced by trauma-exposed persons. An empirically based book, Treating Post-Trauma Nightmares discusses the nature and characteristics of trauma-related nightmares, and serves as a guide to clinicians treating patients with PTSD or other trauma- and sleep-related disorders. Davis explores and outlines the treatment process, step-by-step, for those interested in the utilization and evaluation of ERRT. Key Features: Delineates important assessment considerations, providing guidance in the assessment of traumatic events and differential diagnosis of sleep events Includes a section on treatment considerations, addressing potential difficulties therapists or clients may encounter, and provides suggestions for handling these situations Features a complete participant manual that summarizes all components of the treatments explained in the book

Ethical Practice in Grief Counseling

Author: Louis A. Gamino, PhD, ABPP, FT
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826100849
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"Gamino and Ritter do an excellent job of providing cogent advice and helpful suggestions for how professionals can manage ethical dilemmas that arise from the practice of grief counseling." -J. William Worden, PhD, ABPP Clinical Psychologist Laguna Niguel, California Author, Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy, 4th Edition (From the Foreword) Essential reading for grief counselors, mental health clinicians, death educators, hospice workers, clergy, funeral directors, and social workers. Grief counselors are confronted daily with a host of serious ethical dilemmas, some so critical that they can drastically change the course of a counselor's practice and career. This practical and authoritative guide serves as a comprehensive handbook for navigating the difficult ethical issues grief counselors confront daily with clients. These include confidentiality, end-of-life issues, intimacies with clients, challenges posed by unnatural deaths, spiritual and cultural considerations, and many more. To tackle these issues head on, Gamino and Ritter present the Five P Model, a customized process for ethical decision-making that will help counselors outline a specific, step-by-step course of action to respond to the ethical dilemma at hand. The book is also rich with case examples, both hypothetical and real-life, to demonstrate how to implement the Five P Model in practice, and apply it to various ethical dilemmas. Among the key topics discussed: How to address ethical problems posed by Internet counseling, such as authenticating identity, securing confidentiality, and intervening in a crisis Death competence on the part of the counselor and how the counselor's own experience of grieving can inform counseling practice Guidance on how to report a colleague or face a complaint How to meet ethical obligations towards clients when moving or closing a practice

EMDR Solutions

Author: Robin Shapiro
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393704679
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Practical therapeutic strategies and clinical insights from EMDR practitioners who serve diverse clinical populations.