Books about EMDR
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Books for Clients/Patients who are in psychotherapy or counseling,
or participating in self-help education/activities
and Confident: Overcome Stress and Anxiety With EMDR
Mark Grant (1997). [audio cassette] Two guided visualizations, soothing music,
and EMDR combine to help listeners relax and feel more confident about dealing with
stress and anxiety-producing situations. A instruction booklet included.
The Breakthrough Therapy for Overcoming Anxiety, Stress, and Trauma.
Francine Shapiro, & Margot Silk-Forrest (1996). (New York: Basic Books). EMDR
explained and includes many case histories. For the general public as well as professionals.
Laurel Parnell, (1996). (New York: W.W. Norton). Basic EMDR information for the general
public as well as professionals. Dr.Parnell writes from a transpersonal perspective
about her experiences with EMDR.
Healing Childhood Trauma with EMDR.
Joan Lovett, M.D. (1999) (The Free Press, Simon and Schuster Publishers).
Collection of stories about children, adolescents and adults who have puzzling symtoms and anxiety.
It offers therapists who treat children and do inner child work, a indepth look the
EMDR process and valuable clinical histories. EMDR information
is explained in a easily understandable way for clients. She
is a wizard at integrating EMDR into multidimensional therapeutic
Helpful Books for EMDR Clinicians:
Energy to Heal: How EMDR, Hypnosis, TFT, Imagery, and Body-Focused Therapy Can Help Resolve
by Maggie Phillips (2000) (Norton Professional Books) A excellent
book for EMDR practitioners. The author EMDR explains concepts
like Positive Image Installation, Positive Target Image, Conflict
Free Image, Resource Interweave, Ego State Therapy during EMDR
without Hypnosis, Renurturing Interweaves, Developmental Learning
Interweaves, concepts and procedures related to the Safe Place
and Safe Place Image, Temporal Resource Interweaves, and many
concepts and resources that can be useful to the EMDR clinician.
EMDR in the Treatment of
Adults Abused as Children.
Laurel Parnell, Ph.D.(1999). (New York: W.W. Norton).
EMDR and Psychotherapy
Integration: Theoretical and Clinical Suggestions With Focus on Traumatic Stress
Lipke, H. (1999) Lipke integrates EMDR practice with behavioral, dynamic,
and humanistic psychotherapy.
Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: Basic Principles,
Protocols, and Procedures.
Francine Shapiro, (1995).(New York: Guilford). Theoretical conceptualization of EMDR is
outlined by Dr. Shapiro. Most of the information presented at the Level I and II EMDR trainings.
Eye Movement Desenitization Reprocessing EMDR) in
Child and Adolescent Therapy.
Ricky A. Greenwald, PsyD. (1999).(Jason Aronson Inc.)
EMDR: A Casebook of Innovative Applications.
Philip Mansfield (Editor)(1998).(New York: W.W. Norton).
Healing the Divided Self:
Clinical and Ericksonian Hypnotherapy for Post-Traumatic and Dissociative Conditions
Maggie Phillips, Claire Frederick (1995) W W Norton & Company. This book doesn't discuss
EMDR, specifically but it does discusses Ego State Therapy as well as dissociation, hypnosis, and other
relevant topics to EMDR Therapists.
Mark Grant.(1997) Designed to minimize all kinds of pain, including chronic, postoperative, and migraine,
the cassette and booklet contain two visualizations of pain-relieving imagery.(audio cassette)
in the Lives of Children: Crisis and Stress Management Techniques for Teachers, Counselors,
and Student Service Professionals
Kendall Johnson. (1998).(Hunter House). This book is for the professionals
who treat children. The second edition includes information about the advances in the understanding
of memory and Post-traumatic stress in children. Includes a chapter on EMDR
EMDR: The Revolutionary New Therapy for Freeing the Mind, Clearing the Body, and Opening
Laurel Parnell, Ph.D. (1998).(New York:W.W.Norton). Dr. Parnell takes the reader into
her own experience as a EMDR therapist and her clients abuse histories sharing how tramatic events
frozen in time are released by using EMDR method.
Through the Eyes of a Child:
EMDR with Children.
Robert H. Tinker, Sandy A. Wilson, Robbie Dutton, Sandra D. Wilson. (1999).New York: (W.W. Norton)
This books shows how EMDR can be sucessfully applied to helping children over come childhood trauma.
The EMDR protocal is modified so it can be applied to children as young as two years old. There many case
examples including, phobias, auto accidents, breavement, ADHD, anxiety, depression and reactive
attachment disorders, eating disorders.
Neurobiology & Attachment Books
and the Origin of the Self: The Neurobiology of Emotional Development.
Allan N. Schore (Paperback 1999)
The Developing Mind:
Toward a Neurobiology of Interpersonal Experience.
Daniel Siegel (1999)(Guilford Press)
The Interpersonal World of the Infant:
A View fromPsychoanalysis and Developmental Psychology.
Daniel N. Stern (Paperback)
and Clinical Neuroscience: Emotion, Evolution, Cognition, Language, Memory, Brain Damage, and Abnormal
Rhawn Joseph (1996).(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins)
Skills Training Manual for
Treating Borderline Personality Disorder.
Marsha M. Linehan(1993). Guilford Press
Other Books Written by EMDR Clinicians
Through the Day: Stratagies for Adults Hurt As Children.
Nancy J. Napier.(1994).W.W. Norton & Company
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