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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!
WHEN THE WORLD STOPS: How to Help Survivors of Violent Crime with EMDR Therapy with Amy Terrell, LMHC Live & Virtual
Join us for our 3rd Brunch and Learn with Amy Terrell LMHC, EMDR expert on treating survivors of violent crime. Learn skillful EMDR interventions for preparation, processing and Francine Shapiro’s Recent Events Protocol. Live at EMDR & Beyond West Des Moines and virtually at Ames, Oskaloosa, Sioux City, and Waterloo.
GETTING TO THE CORE OF EMDR: The Belief-Focused Approach to EMDR Therapy with Master Trainer and International EMDR Expert Roy Kiessling
Interested in strengthening your skills in Belief-Focused EMDR Therapy? Been a while since Basic Training & need a refresher/update? Want to learn more ways to assist clients not ready for processing? Join us May 10-11 for Roy Kiessling’s GETTING TO THE CORE OF EMDR: A BELIEF-FOCUSED
Bonnie Mikelson’s next EMDR Basic Training with openings is in Calmar (Decorah area) Iowa starting April 7, 2017. This training is already receiving registrations, so register now at www.emdrconsulting.com!
2017 Spring Break Kansas City EMDR Specialty Workshop with Joan Lovett, MD FAAP: Tailoring EMDR Therapy to Treat the Trauma-Attachment Tangle: Healing Children into Healthy Adults March 17-18!
Based on her new book Easy Ego State Interventions: Strategies for Working with Parts, Robin Shapiro is presenting a two day workshop in Omaha this spring! Check out the free Book Club discussion link for her book on this website!
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!
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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
My recent trauma-sensitive yoga group results for women and adolescent showed improvement of body awareness (pre-post results, Bessel van der Kolk’s Body Awareness Scale). Participants also noticed being relaxed, more present, and in tune with their body.
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.