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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Ask Your Doctor About the ACE Study on National Doctor’s Day

March 30, 2015 is National Doctor’s Day. This is a day to honor doctors who have dedicated their lives to helping other human beings live longer, healthier lives. Whether the doctors are involved in research or specialists or general practitioners, these doctors have made a huge sacrifice for our well-being.…

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Books on How to Work with Addictions and EMDR Therapy

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Therapists interested in learning more about working with addictions through the lens of trauma, and  how to stabilize clients using EMDR Therapy to give clients ease in their body and mind might be interested in the following sample of the books that Barb Maiberger and John Gray recommend in their EMDR Advanced…

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Review of “EMDR” Documentary

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In 2011, Michael Burns directed a documentary entitled “EMDR: A Documentary Film.” This documentary tells the story of how EMDR was discovered, how it works, and who it helps, through interviews with the founder of EMDR, therapists, researchers, and clients. We are introduced to the founder of EMDR and her…

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2012 EMDRIA Conference Registration is Now OPEN

The 2012 EMDRIA Conference is open for registration and the theme will be “EMDR & Attachment: Healing Developmental Trauma”. It will be held Oct. 4 – 7, 2012 in Washington, D.C. It is a great opportunity to learn more about EMDR and network with fellow EMDR therapists from around the…

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Help the EMDR Research Foundation

The EMDR Research Foundation is asking all EMDR therapists to spread the news about Dr. Francine Shapiro’s new book, “Getting Past Your Past.” This book has inspiring stories for the general public to understand EMDR. It also includes tools for people to use to help them feel more in control…

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EMDR Therapy Featured in New York Times

The March 2, 2012 edition of the New York Times featured a Q&A session with Dr. Francine Shapiro, the originator of EMDR, on the evidence on EMDR, one of the most highly researched therapies out there. She stated that the American Psychiatric Association (2004), Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of…

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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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