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Kick back and relax after work with an informative discussion at the EMDR and Beyond Book Club. This month’s book is Pain Control with EMDR Treatment Manual by Mark Grant on Feb. 27, 2018, 5:30 – 7pm. It’s a great time to get an overview of the book before you purchase it. Join us live or virtually!
EMDR and the Treatment of Substance and Behavioral Addictions Workshop with Hope Payson, LCSW, LADC and Kate Becker, LCSW, RYT on April 26 and 27, 2018, 8:30am – 4:30pm in Des Moines is open for registration! In this workshop, we have created a step by step, phase by phase, treatment map that we want to share with you! This program is co-sponsored by EMDR and Beyond LLC and Unity Point. Registration is at hopepayson.com/desmoines-reg/?mc_cid=96fd115065&mc_eid=f07aef9b30.
An Introduction to Dissociation using EMDR and Parts of Self with Lindsey Olsen, LMFT, Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 8:00am – 12pm is open for registration! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brunch-learn-an-introduction-to-dissociation-using-emdr-parts-of-self-tickets-39200148700
Lindsey has a special interest in addressing complex trauma with clients. She is the owner of Alliance Therapy & Counseling Services and is an EMDR approved consultant and basic coach.
EMDR Basic Training in Tulsa Oklahoma starting March 22 & Iowa City Iowa starting May 17 is open for registration!
Des Moines Iowa EMDR Basic Training February 15, 2018 is SOLD OUT. Tulsa, Oklahoma Basic Training starting Mar. 22 and Coralvill (Iowa City) Iowa Basic Training starting May 17 is open for registration at www.emdrconsulting.com. Pending Trainings include Bismarck, North Dakota, Rogers, Arkansas, Eau Claire Wisconsin, Sioux City Iowa, Minneapolis, MN., and Council Bluffs Iowa coming in 2018.
EMDR & Beyond’s Calendar of Upcoming Educational Events for the EMDR Community, including EMDR Basic Trainings, Specialty Workshops, Brunch & Learns, and Book Club discussions (in person and live streaming). Check it out and plan to join us!
Are you interested in learning to integrate EMDR in couples and family counseling? Join us Saturday March 3, 2018 with expert EMDR & Couples and Families therapist Kenya Rocha, LMHC, in Des Moines Iowa. Registration open at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/deeper-connections-emdr-with-couples-and-families-tickets-41022091179
Interested in strengthening your skills in providing play therapy interventions and EMDR with children? Join us March 2, 2018 with expert EMDR & Play Therapist Shanon Claussen LISW in Des Moines Iowa. Registration is open at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/emdr-success-with-children-integration-of-play-therapy-8-phases-of-emdr-tickets-41022588667?ref=estw
Highlights from the 2016 Annual EMDRIA Conference in Minneapolis: Plenary and Workshop Presentations, EMDR community updates and research progress, and great new EMDR books!
The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van der Kolk is a must read for trauma therapists!
Thinking about starting therapy?
A number of benefits are available from participating in therapy. Therapists can provide support, problem-solving skills, and enhanced coping strategies for issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship troubles, unresolved childhood issues, grief, stress management, body image issues and creative blocks.
Children process much faster than adults or older teens but it can be more difficult to assess affect tolerance for emotional regulation.
It is harder to gauge affect tolerance, because they don’t always show emotions the way an adult does.
Elyse Harper, LMFT, shares strategies for assisting our clients in being able to as well as willing to feel emotions and body sensations.
The Wounds Within home study course (12 CE’s and 8 EMDRIA credits) will deepen your grasp of the key challenges for active duty and veteran military personnel and their families to better prepare you as a mental health professional.
Shanon Claussen shares more on EMDR therapy with children with resourcing tips as well as pictures for processing with all phases of the drawing protocol.
Carol Forgash presents a DVD or a Book Course on the Cross Training model: combining the cutting edge integration of EMDR, trauma informed phase oriented therapy, and ego state therapy in the treatment of highly traumatized clients
The Ben Franklin Institue provides Continuing Education for mental and behavioral health specialists, listing 4 EMDR distance learning courses in their catalog at http://bfisummit.com/online-ce-courses-and-expert-dvds/
As EMDR clinicians it is important to know how to keep our clients in their window of tolerance. This post focuses on those clients who are hypoaroused, underaccessing the material we are trying to activate in Phase three of our work for processing through the distress.
As EMDR clinicians it is important to know how to keep our clients in their window of tolerance. This post focuses on those clients who are hyperaroused, overaccessing the material we are trying to activate in Phase three of our work for processing through the distress.
In this highly practical, skill building DVD workshop from a live presentation, Nancy Newport, LPC, gives an overview of assessment for and treatment of Acute Trauma of all kinds and Tracy Ryan Kidd, LCSW, covers how to use EMDR within the three stages of trauma work.
Using guided imagery exercises, participants will be able to identify with new clients presenting for and experiencing EMDR treatment. and evaluate one’s own capacity for empathy within the therapeutic context and apply it to their own EMDR practice.