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Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Developmental Deficits and Adults Abused as Children

Program Information

Objectives

  1. List the five basic principles of Attachment-Focused EMDR as they relate to case conceptualization
  2. Describe how an Attachment-Focus can be integrated into the history taking and preparation phases of EMDR
  3. List therapist characteristics and skills that are important for attachment repair in clients
  4. List the four most commonly used resources to install in EMDR therapy
  5. Describe how resources can be integrated into EMDR with an attachment-focus
  6. List the five basic principles of resource tapping as related to clinical treatment
  7. Describe resources for different attachment styles, and how this informs clinical treatment interventions
  8. Demonstrate how to integrate love resources into Attachment-Focused EMDR therapy
  9. Describe how imagination and bilateral stimulation can be used to repair early developmental stages in clients
  10. List the three phases of treatment and how they inform clinical treatment
  11. Describe how and why to adapt the standard EMDR protocol for clients with attachment wounds
  12. List five benefits of the modified EMDR protocol as related to clinical treatment
  13. Describe four ways to integrate an Attachment-Focus into the desensitization, installation, closure and re-evaluation phases of EMDR.
  14. Discuss how to utilize the bridging technique in Attachment-Focused EMDR therapy
  15. Utilize at least four interweave strategies in-session
  16. List three techniques for working with disassociation in clients

Outline

The five basic principles of Attachment-Focused EMDR and what is needed from the therapist

  1. Laying the groundwork for EMDR
  2. The five basic principles of Attachment-Focused EMDR
  3. What is needed from the EMDR Therapist for attachment repair
    1. Empathy and attunement
    2. The ability to spate “what is yours” from “what is the client’s”
    3. A “right-brain to right-brain” connections
    4. Body-sensing and mindfulness
Tapping in Resources, Utilizing Love Resources and Other Attachment Repair Resources
  1. Steps for installing resources
  2. Tapping In: The four most important resources
    1. Peaceful place
    2. Nurturing figures
    3. Inner wisdom figures
    4. Demonstration video: Tapping In Resources: Attachment-Focused EMDR for Social Anxiety, Part 1
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Utilizing Love Resources and Other Attachment Repair Resources
  1. Creating New Parents
    1. Repairing developmental deficits
    2. Demonstration video: Repairing Birth Trauma
  2. Utilizing Love Resources
    1. Those you love and those who love you
    2. Circle of love
    3. Loving Kindness meditation
  3. Other Attachment Repair Resources
    1. Therapist as resource: What to do and what to avoid
    2. Moments of connection and healthy attachment
    3. Accessing positives
    4. Demonstration video preview: Attachment-Focused EMDR with a Client with Severe Early Sexual Abuse
Preparing Client for EMDR, Successful Target Development
  1. The Tragic Consequences of Abuse or Neglect
  2. Preparing Clients for EMDR
    1. Ego-strengthening techniques
    2. Resource installation
  3. Three phases of treatment
The Modified Protocol
  1. Modifying the standard EMDR procedural steps
    1. Resources
    2. Picture
    3. Emotions
    4. Body sensations
    5. Negative belief
    6. Bilateral stimulation
    7. Demonstration video: Attachment-Focused EMDR with a Client with Severe Early Sexual Abuse
Successful target development
  1. Installation, body scan and closure
  2. Successful target development
    1. Developing targets from distressing scenes, flashbacks, other sources
    2. The Bridging Technique: Its use in target development
Helping clients with processing difficulties and using interweaves
  1. Helping clients with processing difficulties
    1. Working with abreactions
    2. Helping clients who dissociate during EMDR
    3. Working with numbness, sleepiness and memory changing
  2. Interweave Strategies
  3. Demonstration Video: Using Interweaves

Copyright : 01/01/2015

Bonus: Attachment-Focused EMDR for an Eating Disorder

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Demonstrate how to use EMDR in the therapeutic session for a dysfunctional behavior
  2. Identify how to use Attachment-Focused EMDR™ to repair a client’s unmet developmental needs.

Outline

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Bonus: Attachment-Focused EMDR to Heal a Relationship Trauma

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Objectives

  1. Describe the importance of the therapeutic relationship and therapist flexibility in adapting to the client’s needs.
  2. Explain the development and installation of resources and overcoming roadblocks to developing resources in the therapeutic session.

Outline

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Bonus: Attachment-Focused EMDR for the Repair of Early Childhood Separation and Loss

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Objectives

  1. Summarize how to use Attachment-Focused EMDR™ with clients who have experienced trauma from early childhood separation and loss.
  2. Illustrate the development and installation of resources in the therapeutic session.

Outline

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Bonus: EMDR for PTSD from a Natural Disaster

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Objectives

  1. Identify the three parts of the modified EMDR protocol, and how the protocol informs clinical treatment interventions.

Outline

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Bonus: EMDR for a Sleep Issue Related to Medical Trauma

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Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the therapeutic use of eye movement and knee tapping bilateral stimulation techniques.

Outline

Copyright : 01/01/2016

Bonus: Attachment-Focused EMDR for Early Child Sexual Abuse by a Stranger

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Recognize when the client has installed of a good team of resources during the therapeutic session

Outline

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Bonus: EMDR for Panic and Anxiety in an Overwhelmed Single Mother

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Summarize the importance of processing multiple channels from one target as it relates to case conceptualization.

Outline

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Bonus: Attachment-Focused EMDR for Panic and Anxiety

Copyright : 01/01/2014

Bonus: EMDR for Fear of Public Speaking

OUTLINE

OBJECTIVES

  1. Recognize the installation of resources
  2. Apply the bridging technique to find targets linked to the presenting problem
  3. Outline use of the three-part protocol (past, present, future)
  4. Recognize when and how there can be multiple contributors and multiple targets linked to an issue or problem

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Recognize the installation of resources
  2. Apply the bridging technique to find targets linked to the presenting problem
  3. Outline use of the three-part protocol (past, present, future)
  4. Recognize when and how there can be multiple contributors and multiple targets linked to an issue or problem

Outline

Copyright : 01/01/2015