A practical guide to learning and using EMDR Trauma is a potential source of most types of emotional or behavioral problems. Extensive research has shown EMDR to be an effective and efficient trauma treatment. EMDR Within a Phase Model of Trauma-Informed Treatment offers mental health professionals an accessible plain-language guide to this popular and successful method. The book also introduces the Fairy Tale Model as a way to understand and remember the essential phases of treatment and the tasks in each phase.
This manual teaches a clear rationale and a systematic approach to trauma-informed treatment, including often-neglected elements of treatment that are essential to preparing clients for EMDR. The reader is led step by step through the treatment process, with scripted hands-on exercises to learn each skill. In addition to presenting the fundamental EMDR procedures, EMDR Within a Phase Model of Trauma-Informed Treatment teaches a treatment system that can be applied to a variety of cases. Using research-supported and proven-effective methods, this book takes you through the treatment process with easily-understood dialogues and examples. Explicitly guided exercises produce hands-on skills and familiarize you with ways to explain trauma to clients and prepare them for EMDR. You will also learn to problem-solve challenging cases using the trauma framework. EMDR Within a Phase Model of Trauma-Informed Treatment also includes an Instructor’s Manual with:
Additional discussions address:
- sample syllabus
- teaching tips
- PowerPoint slides
- test bank.
- why trauma matters
- posttraumatic symptoms
- the trauma wall
- the structure of trauma treatment
- the role of EMDR
- the eight phases of EMDR
- preparing clients for EMDR
- legal and medical issues in EMDR
- problem solving strategies in EMDR sessions
- treatment strategies for a variety of presenting problems
- using EMDR with children and adolescents
- use and application of the fairy tale model
- on-line and digital resources
Designed to be a comprehensive primer, companion/supplemental textbook, and valuable reference resource, EMDR Within a Phase Model of Trauma-Informed Treatment is ideal for clinicians already trained in EMDR, those actively learning EMDR, and mental health professionals interested in EMDR. Note that to practice EMDR requires formal supervised training.