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EMDR UK funds training and therapy for Ukrainian refugees in Polalnd  

A group of psychologists who fled the war in Ukraine are pictured having completed their EMDR training in Warsaw. They will use their newly acquired EMDR therapy skills to help their fellow refugees who have also found safety in Poland. A donation of £10,000 from EMDR UK to EMDR Europe made this training and subsequent […]

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EMDR UK President’s update – November 2022

Dear Colleagues, I really hope that you’re having a good autumn and getting excited for the festive season.  Here’s some more EMDR UK news to help keep you in the loop within our community.   We had nearly 50 action points from our last board meeting, so below is just the highlights! EMDR UK Annual […]

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EMDRIA Members Respond: Identity and Heritage Representation for Native American Heritage Month

We celebrate EMDRIA members identifying with an Indigenous heritage for Native American Heritage Month. We know that in therapy, our clients’ identity matters and that clients do best when the different aspects of their identity are encouraged and considered within the therapy relationship. Similarly, at EMDRIA, our members’ identity matters, and our goal is that […]

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EMDR UK Annual Conference now open for bookings

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT   EMDR UK Association Conference & AGM Friday 24th & Saturday 25h March 2023 Radisson Blu Conference Suite, Glasgow. Scotland  I am pleased to announce that registration for the EMDR UK annual conference will open on Monday 21st November, early-bird rate ends on the 16th January.  The conference will be held in Glasgow and offer a […]

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360 Coverage: How EMDR Helps Veterans with PTSD

KHQ 360 Nonstop Local News interviewed EMDRIA Board President Wendy Byrd, LPC, LMFT, on Veterans Day to discuss “How EMDR Helps Veterans with PTSD.” More information about EMDR Treatment Guidelines for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be found here. For members, the EMDR and the Military Toolkit can be found here after logging in with […]

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What Resources Does EMDRIA Offer?

Check out our EMDRIA Resources Video As we near the end of the year, we’ve taken inventory of some of our work. We’re proud of what we offer our members and the public, and appreciate all the input from our members as we learn and grow. EMDRIA would not be possible without our members, and […]

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Landmark publication for EMDR therapy

One of the largest and most cited research publications in the world, Frontiers in Psychology, has produced a special edition dedicated entirely to EMDR therapy for the second time in its history.  It brings together new scientific evidence, clinical experiences, reviews and opinion pieces, in sixteen articles with 77 authors contributing to its realisation.   Some […]

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EMDRIA Trailblazers Reveal What They Would Like People Outside the EMDR Community to Know

This post is Part 4 of a 4 part series featuring EMDRIA Trailblazers. EMDRIA Trailblazers We are celebrating the EMDRIA Trailblazers, EMDR therapists who have been with EMDRIA and practicing EMDR therapy for more than 20 years!  These EMDR therapists have been navigating discovery and critique in the EMDR field while gathering wisdom and continually […]

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Free EMDR Association UK membership for charity and public sector workers

Delivering EMDR for free? Become a member of EMDR UK for free! Following the popularity of free first year membership for NHS therapists, the Association is extending the offer to those working in the public sector and charitable organisations. Matt Wesson, President of EMDR UK says:  “We’d like to acknowledge the fantastic work that is […]

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Why Your EMDR Therapist Brand Matters

By Kim Howard, CAE “Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your own.” – Bruce Lee What is the first thing you do when you hear about a professional EMDR colleague and want more information? Usually, you go to your search engine of choice and type in that person’s name or […]