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Given the proliferation of books and techniques related to trauma, it is difficult to find what really works. In this expertly produced DVD you will learn the very latest evidenced-based treatments for trauma from the world’s leading experts.
Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. is one of the founders of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and was voted one of the top ten most influential therapist of the 20th century. Dr. Meichenbaum will discuss how CBT is evolving and how it can be used to conquer post traumatic growth and to heal from their traumatic event.
Edna Foa, Ph.D. is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and the developer of Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE). She was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people for her work with PTSD in returning war veterans. She will explain how to use specific strategies in PE including imaginal exposure and vivo exposure to help clients confront their trauma and resolve their symptoms.
Laurel Parnell, Ph.D. is one of the most recognizable experts in the field of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). The author of four books on the subject, this expert trainer and clinician will show you how to integrate EMDR into a client-centered approach to therapy. She takes EMDR out of the theoretical into the practical, client-focused realm. Dr. Parnell will explain how to make adjustments to EMDR that are imperative to helping clients deal with their trauma.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
Edna B. Foa, Ph.D. is a Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety. Dr. Foa has devoted her academic career to study the psychopathology and treatment of anxiety disorders, primarily obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and social phobia. Dr. Foa was the chair of the DSM-IV Subcommittee for OCD and cochairs of the DSM-IV Subcommittee for PTSD. She has also been the chair for the Treatment Guidelines Task Force of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Disorders. Dr. Foa has published several books and over 350 research articles and book chapters and has lectured extensively around the world.
Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. is an internationally renowned clinician, teacher, and researcher. Founder of Cognitive Behavior Modification and voted one the ten most influential psychotherapists of the past century. Author of several books. Dr. Meichenbaum's credentials include Distinguished Professor Emeritus from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada and Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention located in Miami, Florida. Dr. Meichenbaum recently received the American Psychological Association Lifetime Achievement Award.
Laurel Parnell, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized clinical psychologist, author, consultant and EMDR trainer. She is the author of four books on EMDR, A Therapist’s Guide to EMDR, Tools and Techniques for Successful Treatment; Transforming Trauma: EMDR; EMDR in the Treatment of Adults Abused as Children; and Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Relational Trauma. Since 1995, Dr. Parnell has trained thousands of clinicians in EMDR both nationally and internationally.
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