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EP05 Workshop 08 - EMDR and Adaptive Information Processing: Clinical Applications and Case Conceptualization - Francine Shapiro, PhD

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Workshops |  Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) |  Psychotherapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2005
Francine Shapiro, PhD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
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Original Program Date:
Dec 07, 2005
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EMDR is guided by the Adaptive Information Processing paradigm, which differentiates it from other forms of psychotherapy. The implications of this paradigm will be explored in relation to a variety of recent clinical case studies and research reports. Questions from participants will be used to explore potential clinical applications.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To identify the client factors needed to formulate a case in information processing terms.
  2. To identify the three stages of targeting according to the information processing model. 

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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Francine Shapiro, Ph.D., is the originator and developer of EMDR, which has been so well researched that it is now recommended as an effective treatment for trauma in the Practice Guidelines of the American Psychiatric Association, and those of the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs. Dr. Shapiro is a Senior Research Fellow Emeritus at the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto, California, Executive Director of the EMDR Institute in Watsonville, CA, and founder and President Emeritus of the Trauma Recovery EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs, a non-profit organization that coordinates disaster response and low fee trainings worldwide.