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A Safe Place To Visit

Just finished my third EMDR terapy session and thought I would write now otherwise I probably will not get around to it. I find I am so exhausted the next day that it is difficult to blog. I am finding that I have a lot of therapeutic benefit already...

A Safe Place To Visit

Just finished my third EMDR terapy session and thought I would write now otherwise I probably will not get around to it. I find I am so exhausted the next day that it is difficult to blog. I am finding that I have a lot of therapeutic benefit already...

The Effectiveness of EMDR Therapy on the Emotion Regulation and Emotion Recognition of Addicted Individuals

  Throughout this blogsite are blogs on how addictive behaviour can be conceptualised as a disorder of emotion/stress dysregulation and emotion processing deficit. Can EMDR act to improve these the skills in emotion regulation and help with the...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 26, 2016

Part 2 – The effectiveness of EMDR therapy on clients with addictions

    We conclude our blog  –The effectiveness of EMDR therapy on clients with addictions – part 1 – looking at the findings and the discussion of the study we looked at in detail yesterday (1)   Findings… the resul...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 21, 2016

The Effectiveness of EMDR Therapy on Clients with Addictions

  PART 1 This study (1) was undertaken to determine how effective Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is in helping clients to lessen or end their cycle of SUDs and behavioral addictions in the long term. Secondly, this...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 20, 2016

Treating the effects of Trauma in It’s Infancy: Maltreated Children and EMDR.

Neural processing of emotions in traumatized children treated with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy: a hdEEG study Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy has been proven efficacious in restoring affective re...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 18, 2016

Well that’s the First Session Done!?

Just had my first session of therapy for my Complex-PTSD (C-PTSD) two days ago. Still a bit tired. It is good to have gotten the process going. But it may take some time. I was hoping the therapist would say we should get this done in 20 sessions but...

Well that’s the First Session Done!?

Just had my first session of therapy for my Complex-PTSD (C-PTSD) two days ago. Still a bit tired. It is good to have gotten the process going. But it may take some time. I was hoping the therapist would say we should get this done in 20 sessions but...

How EMDR Works? Part 2

Part 2 This study aimed to investigate the psychophysiological correlates and the effectiveness of different dual-attention tasks used during eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) (1) “Abstract – Sixty-two non-clinical par...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 14, 2016

How the Brain “reacts” to EMDR?

Neurobiological Correlates of EMDR Monitoring – An EEG Study The following fascinating study (1)  imaged for the first time the specific brain area activations associated with the therapeutic actions typical of EMDR protocol. The findings sugges...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 14, 2016

How does EMDR Work?

  Part 1 This study aimed to investigate the psychophysiological correlates and the effectiveness of different dual-attention tasks used during eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) (1) “Abstract – Sixty-two non-clinic...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 13, 2016

ReProcessing Your Past

    In the next few weeks we will be looking at EMDR in the treatment of Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) and then in relation to C-PTSD and addictive behaviours. It has been demonstrated that many addicted individuals also have the co-morbid conditio...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 12, 2016

What is Complex PTSD?

Complex Post-traumatic Stress Disorder is a not a diagnosis in the DSM-5 psychiatric manual, released in 2013, but is proposed to be included in the ICD-11 diagnostic manual, due for release in 2017. Complex Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, also known...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 12, 2016

Evidence for proposed ICD-11 PTSD and complex PTSD: a latent profile analysis

ABSTRACT Background: The WHO International Classification of Diseases, 11th version (ICD-11), has proposed two related diagnoses, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex PTSD within the spectrum of trauma and stress-related disorders. Object...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 12, 2016

Getting Past Your Past

  For those of you who read this blog, you will know I start EMDR treatment this week for my Complex PTSD. In order to follow my progress it may be useful to know a bit more about what I am letting myself in for therapeutically. Below I simply u...

Simplifying the Complex?

  Well I have booked my first two EMDR counselling sessions for next week and the week after. I also spoke with my counsellor who seemed a lovely, capable person. We needed to differentiate in our conversation about suffering from PTSD and Compl...

Heroes To Heroes Foundation [del.icio.us]

On LinkedIn? Follow Heroes To Heroes Foundation here http://go.shr.lc/1YZ9jBf Heroes To Heroes helps our combat veterans suffering with PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury and Moral Injury open up and finally begin the process of healing!
by The Political Commentator on Jan 3, 2016

Part 2: How 12 Step Group Participation Helps in the Treatment of PTSD?

Part  2 In the second part of this blog we cite and use excerpts from an excellent article (1) on how 12 step group participation helps with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).   “Treatment of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with A...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Dec 14, 2015

Do The 12 steps Help with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

  Today we simply use excerpts from an excellent article (1) on how 12 step group participation helps with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).   “Treatment of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with Addictions, Utilizing a Twel...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Dec 13, 2015

#GivingTuesday: Help Veterans Suffering With PTSD!

On Giving Tuesday your $22 donation to Heroes To Heroes Foundation can go a long way towards helping military veterans suffering with PTSD, Moral Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury begin to finally heal! Read more about it in an article...
by The Political Commentator on Nov 30, 2015


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