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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (Emdr), Second Edition: Basic Principles, Protocols, and Proceduresby Francine Shapiro
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EMDR is a psychotherapeutic method developed to treat posttraumatic stress disorder. This book covers all the basics of the method as well as new neurobiological data and findings from recent controlled studies. Shapiro (Mental Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA) outlines the eight-phase treatment that helps patients reprocess trauma and disturbing thoughts, incorporating aspects of psychodynamic, experiential, behavioral, cognitive, and body-based therapies. She also offers protocols for working with special situations such as people with phobias, and explains some of the theory, research, and clinical implications for EMDR.
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This volume provides a comprehensive guide to Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), the psychotherapeutic approach developed by Francine Shapiro. EMDR is the most widely investigated treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder, and many other applications are also being explored.
This volume provides the definitive guide to Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), the psychotherapeutic approach developed by Francine Shapiro. EMDR is one of the most widely investigated treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder, and many other applications are also being explored. Presenting background on EMDRs development, theoretical constructs, and possible underlying mechanisms, the volume also contains detailed descriptions and transcripts that guide the clinician through every stage of therapeutic treatment, from client selection to the administration of EMDR and its integration within a comprehensive treatment plan. Among the many clinical populations for whom the material in this volume has been seen as applicable are survivors of sexual abuse, crime, and combat, as well as sufferers of phobias and other experientially based disorders.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 387426) and index.
About the Author
Francine Shapiro, PhD, the originator and developer of EMDR, is a senior research fellow at the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto, California. She is the founder and President Emeritus of the EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs, a nonprofit organization that coordinates disaster response and pro bono trainings worldwide. She has served as advisor to a wide variety of trauma treatment and outreach organizations and journals. Dr. Shapiro has been an invited speaker on EMDR at many major psychology conferences, including two divisions of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society Presidential Symposium on PTSD. The author or coauthor of numerous articles, chapters, and books about EMDR, she is a recipient of the Distinguished Scientific Achievement in Psychology Award presented by the California Psychological Association, and of the International Sigmund Freud Award for Psychotherapy presented by the City of Vienna.
Table of Contents
2. The Model as a Working Hypothesis
3. Components of EMDR Treatment and Basic Treatment Effects
4. Treatment Sequence, Phase One: Client History
5. Treatment Sequence, Phases Two and Three: Preparation and Assessment
6. Treatment Sequence, Phases Four to Seven: Desensitization, Installation, Body Scan and Closure
7. Strategies for Working with Abreaction and Blocks
8. Phase Eight: Reevaluation and the Use of The EMDR Three-Pronged Protocol
9. Protocols and Procedures for Special Situations
10. The Cognitive Interweave: A Proactive Strategy for Working With Challenging Clients
11. Special Populations
12. Theory, Research, and Clinical Implications
A. Clinical Aids.
B. Client Safety.
C. EMDR Resources.
D. Online-only Appendices.
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