EMDR

EMDR and Mindfulness/Meditation (Part II)

EMDR and Meditation After coming back from my 2nd EMDR training, I got very sick with the flu and it took me 4 to 6 weeks to recover. During that time, I was so sick to a point that I was really feeling depressed. However, my desire to go back to meditation was “nagging” behind… Continue reading EMDR and Mindfulness/Meditation (Part II)

EMDR

EMDR and Mindfulness/Meditation (Part I)

Prologue I started my EMDR training in September 2015 hoping that this treatment method will be another important tool in my toolbox to work with people with trauma history and PTSD. Eight months later, I am finally done with the training and happily to report that I can officially be certified. In the last 8… Continue reading EMDR and Mindfulness/Meditation (Part I)

EMDR, Training Notes

EMDR Basic Training Weekend 1 (Part 3): Clinical Implication

Clinical Scenario # 1: What cause PTSD? For years, when I was reading the research on childhood sexual abuse and PTSD, the research cannot define it is the “abuse” or “lack of care/concern from the caregiver” causing PTSD. That is, we don’t know whether it is the “abuse” itself causing PTSD, or it is because… Continue reading EMDR Basic Training Weekend 1 (Part 3): Clinical Implication

EMDR, Training Notes

EMDR Basic Training Weekend 1 (Part 2)

(Training notes #1) By the lunch time on week 1, I was in tears thinking about how this idea explains so many “symptoms” I have seen in the last 20 years. How so? Think about our combat veterans. Every single incident encountered during the combat, no matter it was about being ambushed, being shot, seeing… Continue reading EMDR Basic Training Weekend 1 (Part 2)

EMDR, Training Notes

EMDR Basic Training Weekend 1 (Part I)

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is the training I have wanted to go for years! I am so excited to finish the part 1 of the first training and here are my notes and my reflection on my clinical work from the training. The part I of the notes is my very basic understanding… Continue reading EMDR Basic Training Weekend 1 (Part I)