Resources

EMDR Association  of Australia

PACFA Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia

Western Australian Branch – PACFA

Foundation for Trauma-Informed Care and Practice Blue Knot Foundation

Principles of trauma informed care – MHPOD

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma Bessel Van Der Kolk

Relational Trauma Therapy Merete Holm Brantbjerg

Smaller Hippocampal Volume Predicts Pathologic Vulnerability to Psychological Trauma  Mark W. Gilbertson et al

The Etiology of Combat-related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders Goodwin

Primitive Mechanisms of Trauma Response: An Evolutionary Perspective on Trauma-related Disorders David Baldwin

Innovation, Controversy, and Consensus in Traumatology  David Baldwin
More Trauma Information Pages David Baldwin

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EMDR

EMDR is one of the most researched psychotherapies in the world today. By viewing the Research section of the EMDR organisations above you can see how well it fares when compared to other therapies such as trauma focused CBT and exposure therapy.

Books

EMDR in the Treatment of Adults Abused as Children by Laura Parnell PhD 1999

EMDR Solutions: Pathways to Healing by Robin Shapiro 2005

EMDR Solutions II: For Depression, Eating Disorders, Performance and More by Robin Shapiro and Celia Grand 2009.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Scripted Protocols: Basics and Special Situations by Marilyn Luber PhD 2009.

Healing the Heart of Trauma and Dissociation with EMDR and Ego State Therapy by Carol Forgash and Margaret Copely 2007.

Light in the Heart of Darkness: EMDR and the Treatment of War and Terrorism Survivors by Susan Rogers PhD and Steven M Silver PhD 2001.

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