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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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EMDRIA Trailblazers Offer Recommendations for Newly Trained EMDR Therapists

This post is Part 3 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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EMDRIA Trailblazers on How EMDR Therapy Changed Their Careers

This post is Part 2 of a 4 part series featuring EMDRIA Trailblazers. View Part 1 on Changes in the Field of EMDR therapy here. 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 […]

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When Did ‘EMDR’ Change to ‘EMDR Therapy’?

Not everyone knows about this EMDR therapy history moment, so we wanted to share this ever pertinent blast from the past. In 2014, EMDR therapy founder Francine Shapiro wrote a short article in an EMDRIA Newsletter advocating for the change in terms from ‘EMDR’ to ‘EMDR Therapy.’ The article is reprinted below. Eye Movement Desensitization […]

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EMDRIA Trailblazers on How EMDR Therapy Has Changed Over the Years

The Growth of EMDR Therapy EMDR therapy’s first research article was published in 1989 by Dr. Francine Shapiro. The field of EMDR therapy expanded greatly in the 1990s, facing both enthusiasm and criticism as many developing therapies do. Dr. Shapiro established an EMDR training organization, the EMDR Institute, in 1990. Shortly after, EMDRIA, the EMDR […]