EMDR in Family Systems provides clinicians with a clear account of the EMDR process and a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to healing trauma through integrating EMDR with other therapeutic tools. The book provides a unique protocol utilizing numerous evidence-based diagnostic assessments; in-depth psychoeducation on attachment issues, Internal Family Systems therapy, and mindfulness; and Metaframeworks, a Family Systems modality, as a model to enhance EMDR. Filled with a wealth of information on the latest clinical studies on topics from the neurobiology of trauma to the effectiveness of mindfulness practices in EDMR, this book will open up a host of productive new avenues for EMDR therapists to pursue with their clients.
Table of Contents
Preface Acknowledgements Introduction 1. A World of Trauma 2. Quagmires in Attempting to Heal the Traumatized Brain 3. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing 4. Enhancing the EMDR Protocol: An Integrated Approach 5.Utilizing the Metaframeworks Perspective to Enhance the Effectiveness of EMDR in Clinical Practice 6. Summary, Clinical Implications and Further Research Appendices Index
About the Author
Diana Mille, PhD, MA, LMFT, AAMFT Approved Supervisor, EMDRIA Certified Therapist in EMDR, is the clinical director of therapeutic services at The Neurovation Center in Sandy Hook, CT. She has been an adjunct and visiting professor in the MFT graduate program at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut and has worked as an LMFT specializing in trauma therapy at several outpatient and intensive outpatient facilities in Connecticut since 2009. She has also presented and co-presented papers at annual conferences of the International Family Therapy Association.