Reading List of Books for 2018 EMDRIA Conference

Reading List of Books for 2018 EMDRIA Conference

The 2018 EMDRIA Conference is being held in Atlanta, Georgia on Oct. 4 – 7, 2018. Attending the EMDRIA Conference is a great way for EMDR Therapists to learn from different presenters on special situations and populations. For therapists interested in learning more about this year’s EMDRIA Conference presenters, below is…

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Grief and Loss as a Rite of Passage

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It is often said that “the only constant in life is change” (quote adapted from Heraclitus).  As humans, we will inevitably experience many changes and thus losses in our lives. From graduation, to moving on from one job to another, to divorce, to losing a loved one to death, our…

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June is National PTSD Awareness Month

PTSD Awareness Month June 2018

 Did you know June is National PTSD Awareness Month? PTSD Awareness Month is a national campaign devoted to bringing more awareness and knowledge about PTSD to everyone. “Raising PTSD awareness is essential to overcoming the myth, misinformation and stigma surrounding this mental health problem” ~ Secretary of Veterans Affairs…

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May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

May is officially National Mental Health Awareness Month (aka Mental Health Month). Mental Health Awareness Month was created with the goal of reaching out to millions of people across the US through media, local events, and screenings to raise awareness of mental health issues. In 2014 President Barack Obama signed a…

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Yoga for Chronic Pain

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If you have a history of trauma or chronic pain, you may need to relearn the art of listening to your body in a safe and slow manner. This post explores the principles of embodiment and therapeutic yoga to working with chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia, migraines, or back…

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My Journey to EMDR Therapy

"Our Intention Creates Our Reality" - Wayne-Dyer

  “Our intention creates our reality” – Wayne Dyer …I have experienced the accuracy of this statement throughout the past two decades of my life. I encountered a powerful shift when I realized that I no longer had to be afraid of reaching beyond what I believed I was capable…

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EMDR Therapy and Our Internal Wisdom of Healing

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When adults experience anxiety, depression, body image issues, as well as, just feeling stuck in their lives, that’s when they often come into therapy to experience EMDR Therapy. EMDR therapy allows clients to release beliefs that have been holding them back from reaching their potential and connects them with who they…

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