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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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EMDR Therapy and Teenagers

EMDR therapy can help teenagers in many ways, from providing resources for grounding and stabilizing to reprocessing negative beliefs and traumatic events. Teenagers, maybe more than any other developmental age group are navigating SO much in their worlds. The cross over from childhood into adulthood involves changes that involve the brain being primed for flexibility, […]

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EMDR Therapy Gains Celebrity Exposure

More celebrities are going public with their EMDR therapy journeys. Their stories are making a difference. It takes courage to speak out about difficulties with mental health in a culture that promotes power and prestige while stigmatizing vulnerability as a weakness. Our culture takes this even a step further. It bombards us with images, storylines, […]

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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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EMDR Therapy and Tinnitus

One common question in the EMDRIA community is: “I have a client experiencing tinnitus. Has anyone used EMDR therapy to help tinnitus?” Tinnitus is a condition in which someone hears noises that are not from an external source and which other people generally cannot hear. It is not uncommon for people who experience tinnitus to […]

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EMDRIA Conference 2022 Preview

The EMDRIA Conference is just around the corner! This year’s event will be virtual, with sessions on September 10, 11, 13, 17, and 18, 2022. We offer a Spanish track, and any session can be attended live or viewed as a recording until December 30, 2022. This means attendees can take their time absorbing the […]

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EMDRIA Members in the News

EMDRIA Members in the News! Marianne Silva, LCSW and EMDRIA Member was featured in a Veterans Affairs Podcast Network Byte discussing EMDR with Andrea L. Jamison, podcast host and a clinical psychologist with the National Center for PTSD. PTSD Bytes #8: Treatments for PTSD 5: EMDR _______________________ Dr. Elizabeth Wood, EMDRIA Member, was interviewed on […]

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EMDR Therapy and Pregnancy

May is home to Mother’s Day, National Women’s Health Week, Maternal Mental Health Month, and Mental Health Month – a time to remember the importance of physical and mental health, focusing on mothers and the perinatal period. We know that EMDR therapy can be used to treat people coping with overwhelming perinatal experiences, but one […]

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EMDR Therapy and AAPI Populations

It is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time to recognize and celebrate Asian, Pacific Islander, and Native Hawaiian talents, diversity, and contributions. One month could never adequately address the impact and backgrounds of such a diverse group of people, so EMDR therapists with clients of AAPI heritage are urged to continue […]

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EMDR Therapy with LGBTQ Populations

Pride Month is a time to celebrate the wonderfully diverse ways we as humans can express ourselves, our sexuality, our gender, and our love for others. It is also a time to remember how many types of trauma someone who identifies as LGBTQ(IA+) may have experienced. LGBTQ populations are as much at risk as the […]