EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology Interventions to Enhance Embodiment in Trauma Treatment

Author: Arielle Schwartz
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393713113
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A guide to help EMDR practitioners to integrate somatic therapy into their sessions. Clients who have experienced traumatic events and seek EMDR therapists rely on them as guides through their most vulnerable moments. Trauma leaves an imprint on the body, and if clinicians don't know how to stay embodied in the midst of these powerful relational moments, they risk shutting down with their clients or becoming overwhelmed by the process. If the body is not integrated into EMDR therapy, full and effective trauma treatment is unlikely. This book offers an integrative model of treatment that teaches therapists how to increase the client's capacity to sense and feel the body, helps the client work through traumatic memories in a safe and regulated manner, and facilitates lasting integration. Part I (foundational concepts) offers a broad discussion of theory and science related to trauma treatment. Readers will be introduced to essential components of EMDR therapy and somatic psychology. The discussion then deepens into the science of embodiment through the lens of research on emotion, memory, attachment, interpersonal neurobiology, and the impact of trauma on overall health. This part of the book emphasizes the principles of successful trauma treatment as phase-oriented, mindfulness-based, noninterpretive, experiential, relational, regulation focused, and resilience-informed. Part II (interventions) presents advanced scripted protocols that can be integrated into the eight phases of EMDR therapy. These interventions provide support for therapists and clients who want to build somatic awareness through experiential explorations that incorporate mindfulness of sensations, movement impulses, breath, and boundaries. Other topics discussed include a focus on complex PTSD and attachment trauma, which addresses topics such as working with preverbal memories, identifying ego states, and regulating dissociation; chronic pain or illness; and culturally-based traumatic events. Also included is a focused model of embodied self-care to prevent compassion fatigue and burnout.

EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology

Author: Arielle Schwartz
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393713107
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Clients who have experienced traumatic events and seek EMDR therapists rely on them as guides through their most vulnerable moments. Trauma leaves an imprint on the body, and if clinicians don't know how to stay embodied in the midst of these powerful relational moments, they risk shutting down with their clients or becoming overwhelmed by the process. If the body is not integrated into EMDR therapy, full and effective trauma treatment is unlikely.This book offers an integrative model of treatment that teaches therapists how to increase the client's capacity to sense and feel the body, helps the client work through traumatic memories in a safe and regulated manner, and facilitates lasting integration.Part I (foundational concepts) offers a broad discussion of theory and science related to trauma treatment. Readers will be introduced to essential components of EMDR therapy and somatic psychology. The discussion then deepens into the science of embodiment through the lens of research on emotion, memory, attachment, interpersonal neurobiology, and the impact of trauma on overall health. This part of the book emphasizes the principles of successful trauma treatment as phase-oriented, mindfulness-based, noninterpretive, experiential, relational, regulation focused, and resilience-informed.Part II (interventions) presents advanced scripted protocols that can be integrated into the eight phases of EMDR therapy. These interventions provide support for therapists and clients who want to build somatic awareness through experiential explorations that incorporate mindfulness of sensations, movement impulses, breath, and boundaries.Other topics discussed include a focus on complex PTSD and attachment trauma, which addresses topics such as working with preverbal memories, identifying ego states, and regulating dissociation; chronic pain or illness; and culturally-based traumatic events. Also included is a focused model of embodied self-care to prevent compassion fatigue and burnout.

Mit dem Herzen eines Buddha

Author: Tara Brach
Publisher: O.W. Barth eBook
ISBN: 3426452251
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Wie lernt man, sich so anzunehmen, wie man ist? Wie stärkt man sein Selbstwertgefühl? Tara Brach führt den Leser auf den Weg des inneren Friedens, der zeigt, wie man im eigenen Herzen Zuflucht finden kann. Die berühmte Lehrerin gibt genaue Anleitungen zu Meditation und Reflexion, so dass jeder zu einem positiven Verhältnis zu sich selbst finden kann. »Mit dem Herzen eines Buddha lädt uns ein, uns mit all unserem Schmerz, unseren Ängsten und Sorgen selbst zu umarmen und mit leichtem, doch festem Schritt den Pfad des Verständnisses und Mitgefühls zu gehen.« Thich Nhat Hanh

Aggression in Play Therapy A Neurobiological Approach for Integrating Intensity

Author: Lisa Dion
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393713202
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Offers play therapists practical ways of handling a pervasive issue with intense and aggressive play by their clients. With an understanding of aggressive play based on brain function and neuroscience, this book provides therapists with a framework to work authentically with aggressive play, while making it an integrative and therapeutic experience for the child. Through the lens of neuroscience and interpersonal neurobiology, therapists are taught how to integrate the intensity experienced by both the child and the therapist during aggressive play in a way that leads towards greater healing and integration. The book explains the neurological processes that lead kids to dysregulation and provides therapists with tools to help their clients facilitate deep emotional healing, without causing their own nervous system to shut down. Topics covered include: embracing aggression; understanding the nervous system; understanding regulation; developing yourself as an external regulator; authentic expression; setting boundaries; working with emotional flooding; supporting parents during aggressive play.

Neuropsychotherapie

Author: Klaus Grawe
Publisher: Hogrefe Verlag
ISBN: 3840918049
Format: PDF
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Was wissen wir heute über die neuronalen Strukturen und Prozesse, die normalem und gestörtem Erleben und Verhalten zu Grunde liegen? Was wissen wir über die neuronalen Grundlagen psychischer Störungen? Wie kommt es dazu, dass das Gehirn überhaupt psychische Störungen hervorbringt? Wie kann man mit psychologischen Mitteln neuronale Strukturen verändern? Was sind die neuronalen Mechanismen therapeutischer Veränderungen? Welche Schlussfolgerungen ergeben sich für die Praxis der Psychotherapie, wenn man ihre Problemstellungen und den therapeutischen Veränderungsprozess aus einer neurowissenschaftlichen Perspektive betrachtet? Die letzten 15 Jahre haben einen umwälzenden Erkenntnisprozess über die neuronalen Grundlagen unseres Erlebens und Verhaltens eingeleitet. Das Buch vermittelt die für die Psychotherapie relavanten Erkenntnisse der Neurowissenschaften. Es werden konkrete Leitlinien für eine neurowissenschaftlich informierte Therapiepraxis formuliert. Es wird gezeigt, dass man psychische Störungen nicht vom motivierten psychischen Geschehen trennen kann. Psychische Störungen sind Reaktionen auf schwerwiegende Verletzungen der menschlichen Grundbedürfnisse. Ihre neuronalen Grundlagen reichen über die Störung selbst hinaus und müssen mitbehandelt werden, um ein möglichst gutes Therapieergebnis zu erzielen. Daraus ergibt sich ein neues Bild von den Aufgabenstellungen und Möglichkeiten der Psychotherapie. Das Buch vermittelt Therapeuten, Studierenden, Lehrenden und Forschenden auf den Gebieten der Klinischen Psychologie, Psychotherapie und Psychiatrie das erforderliche Know-how für eine professionelle, neurowissenschaftlich fundierte Therapiepraxis.

B se

Author: Julia Shaw
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 3446261486
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Von Psychopathen wie Charles Manson oder Serienmördern wie Jack the Ripper geht eine unheimliche Faszination aus. Doch woher kommt sie? Und warum verdrängen wir so gern das alltäglichere Böse – von den eigenen Gewaltphantasien bis zum Machtmissbrauch im Büro? Die Kriminalpsychologin und Bestsellerautorin Julia Shaw taucht das Phänomen des Bösen in neues Licht. Shaw sucht und findet das Böse nicht nur in den Gehirnen von Massenmördern, sondern in jedem von uns. Und sie erläutert mithilfe psychologischer Fallstudien und neuester neurowissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisse, wie wir uns mit unserer dunklen Seite versöhnen. Ein augenöffnendes Buch, das die vertrauten Kategorien von Gut und Böse völlig über den Haufen wirft.