EMDR: A Primer for Clinicians

In this course, the basic principles of eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy are explained. You will learn the client issues with which it has been deemed effective and what is involved at each phase of the therapy.

About this course

In this course, you are introduced to a therapy – eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing, or EMDR – which, despite its unusual approach and somewhat recent development in the late 1980s, has demonstrated at least equal efficacy with long-accepted approaches to the treatment of PTSD and other trauma – and it gets results much faster. The burgeoning research base shows EMDR to be effectively used to treat an ever-widening array of (non-trauma-related) client presentations, including some physical conditions. You learn about EMDR’s serendipitous beginnings, the AIP model which is hypothesised to underpin the therapy, and what the procedures and protocols are for the eight phases of EMDR treatment. The main areas of research heretofore are summarised and you get to read the ever-increasing list of agencies and institutions which endorse EMDR and/or recommend it as a therapy of choice in their guidelines. The last chapter discusses coming trends which may shape the way EMDR is practiced.
Duration 6 hours
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Type Introductory
Price Included with Membership
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