Posts Tagged ‘EMDR’

Trauma Informed Care

Trauma Informed Care (TIC) has been embraced by mental health clinicians over the past decade. ‘Trauma Informed Care understands and considers the pervasive nature of trauma and promotes environments of healing and recovery rather than practices and services that may inadvertently re-traumatize (The Institute on Trauma and Trauma Informed Care (2015).’ TIC has been recognized…[ Read the full article ]

EMDR: An Accelerateed Healing Technique

In 1988, Francine Shapiro, PhD, discovered a way to reduce the symptoms associated with trauma. By chance, she found that pairing troubling thoughts from unpleasant events while moving one’s eyes from left to right reduced negative feelings and negative beliefs about the event. This outcome caused her to develop a technique called Eye Movement Desensitization…[ Read the full article ]