Recap of 2011 EMDRIA Conference

I recently attended the 2011 EMDRIA Conference: “Healing the Many Faces of Trauma” in Orange County, California where nearly 900 EMDR therapists came together to learn more about EMDR. There were many wonderful topics and incredible speakers in this four-day event. Some of the highlights were hearing Dr. Francine Shapiro…

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Etiquette for EMDR Consultation Groups

The purpose of an EMDR group consultation is to share EMDR cases to improve EMDR skills. We wanted to share some etiquette tips on sharing case information within your EMDR Consultation Groups: Case Confidentiality:  Case information should only be discussed during the pre-arranged EMDR Consultation Group appointment. Case information should…

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Results From 2010 EMDRIA Survey

In 2010, EMDRIA put out a new study to see if EMDRIA was meeting the expectations of its members. The results from that study were recently release, and EMDRIA was pleased with the results.  Overall, the feedback from EMDRIA’s membership was quite positive, with a majority of respondents reporting very…

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Supervision vs. Consultation

A question that often arises is the difference between supervision versus consultation. The main differences are relational and a matter of legal liability. A clinical supervisor is legally liable and responsible for all the actions of their supervisees, which includes: knowing full details of client cases assisting with interventions monitoring…

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EMDRIA’s New Definition of EMDR

EMDRIA recently updated the clinical definition of EMDR. The definition that EMDR therapists use with clients, however, has not significantly changed. Here are three examples of the new changes for EMDR clinicians: Life-disturbing Experiences — The DSM-IV limits the definition of PTSD to only include major traumatic incidents. EMDRIA’s new definition…

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