Emdr Therapy And Mindfulness For Trauma-Focused Care

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Author Marich & Dansiger
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Based on the belief that mindfulness is a critical component in the delivery of EMDR, this innovative text integrates mindfulness-informed practice with EMDR therapy to create an effective new approach for healing trauma. Based on current evidence-based research, the book demonstrates-with clear, step-by-step guidelines-how clinicians can conceptualize and deliver trauma-focused care in both mental health and addiction treatment. Infused with practical applications, the book offers clearly articulated and effective approaches that provide a concrete beginning, middle, and end of treatment planning.Following a description of the long history of mindfulness practices, the book offers guidelines for developing one's own mindfulness practice-emphasizing the use of trauma-focused language-and suggestions for teaching specific techniques to clients. The book describes both classic and creative mindfulness practices, including
eath awareness/sensory grounding,
eath meditation, body scanning, feeling tone meditation, labeling, standing meditation, walking meditation, and loving-kindness meditation, along with using day-to-day objects as a meditative focus, movement practices, the expressive arts, and other forms of creativity.Key Features:Offers a complete framework for healing trauma by integrating mindfulness-informed practice with EMDR therapyProvides clearly articulated, step-by-step approaches that are evidence-basedAuthored by noted experts in EMDR and mindfulness-based therapiesIncludes guidelines for developing one's own mindfulness practice and tools for teaching specific practices to clientsDescribes both classic and creative mindfulness practices

Table of Contents
List of Meditation Practices and Experiential ExercisesForeword by Noah Levine, MAPrefaceJamie's Journey: EMDR Therapy Offers a New SolutionStephen's Journey: A Mindful RevelationAcknowledgments1. IntroductionShifting From Trauma-Informed to Trauma-FocusedWhat to Expect From the BookReferences2. Redefining the Paradigm for Trauma-Focused CareA New HopeEye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing TherapyMindfulnessThe Fusion of Mindfulness and EMDR TherapyTying It All TogetherQuestions for Reflection and Personal PracticeReferences3. Developing Buddhist Mindfulness Practice for Trauma-Focused CareNo Correct Path to Mindfulness PracticeStarting a Mindfulness PracticeMindfulness of Breath/Sensory GroundingMindfulness of Feeling ToneMindfulness of MindMindfulness of Dharmas/Loving Kindness MeditationWalking MeditationBeginner's Mind PracticeTying It All TogetherQuestions for Reflection and Personal PracticeResources for Further ExplorationReferences4. An Introduction to the Creative Mindfulness PracticesChoice and Possibility in Mindfulness PracticeYogic Breathing PracticesDiaphragmatic Breathing (Belly Breathing)Complete Breathing (Three-Part or Dirgha Breathing)Ujjayi Breathing (Ocean-Sounding Victory Breath)Lion BreathingAlternate Nostril Breathing (Nadhi Shodnan Pranayama)Clench and Release: A Modified Progressive Muscle Relaxation ExperienceTransforming Day-to-Day Activities Into MeditationEnergetic MassageNoodling: The Art of "Going With" Organic, Expressive MovementThe Expressive Arts as MeditationTying It All TogetherQuestions for Reflection and Personal PracticeResources for Further Exploration5. EMDR Phase 1, Client History-Setting the Tone for Trauma-Focused ServicesA Mindful Approach to HistoryThe Purpose of Phase 1: Definitions From Shapiro and the EMDR International AssociationHonor Possibilities in Phase 1: Gathering Client History in a Mindful WayBest Practices for Clinical InteractionSpecific Strategies for Phase 1, Client HistoryHow to Avoid Badgering a Client With NarrativeSample Case Using Worksheets for History TakingTying It All TogetherQuestions for Reflection and Personal PracticeReferences6. EMDR Phase 2, Preparation in Trauma-Focused CareMindfully Navigating the Preparation PhaseA Trauma-Focused Approach to PreparationThe Broader Context for Healing TraumaFilling Out the Missing PiecesResource Development and InstallationThe Relational Imperative in EMDR TherapyNecessary Skills for Preparation and the Art of Modifying ThemNo Such Thing as "One Size Fits All"Mindfulness and Grounding StrategiesBreathing StrategiesDemonstrating Hyperarousal and ReleaseMultisensory SoothingGuided VisualizationsLight Stream Multisensory Visualization ExerciseTree Grounding Visualization ExerciseModifications for CreativitySimple Container Visualization ExerciseMovement, Expressive Arts, and Identification of Other Recovery CapitalTying It All TogetherQuestions for Reflection and Personal PracticeResources for Further ExplorationReferences7. EMDR Phases 3 to 6: Principles of Mindful Decision MakingMoving on to Phases 3 to 6Clinical Decision-Making PointsAccess of Preparation SkillsPositive Material in the Client's LifeNature of the Living SituationDrug/Alcohol Use and Psychotropic MedicationSecondary Gains and Related IssuesNumber of Sessions AvailableWillingness to Examine Past Issues and Potential Target AdjustmentsFacilitating a Client's Journey Through Phases 3 to 6Mindfulness in Phases 3 to 6Phase 3: AssessmentPhase 4: DesensitizationPhase 5: InstallationPhase 6: Body ScanTying It All TogetherQuestions for Reflection and Personal PracticeReferences8. Special Situations in Phases 3 to 6: Mindful Facilitation Through A
eaction, Dissociation, and ResistancePotential Frustrations in EMDR Therapy Phases 3 to 6Maintaining the Calming PresenceQualities of a Good EMDR TherapistMindful Skills for the Journey Through Phases 3 to 6Handling A
eaction and DissociationInterweaves"I Don't Want to Do EMDR Anymore"Tying It All TogetherQuestions for Reflection and Personal PracticeReferences9. EMDR Phases 7 and 8: Mindfully Approaching What We Often OverlookThe Mindful Practice of TransitionTransitions in EMDR TherapyTransition as Mindfulness Practice: An Exploratory ExercisePhase 7: ClosureLearning From MistakesRitual Release Breathing: A Simple Breath Practice for EMDR ClosureFlicking: A Simple Energy Practice for EMDR ClosureBest Practices for Mindful ClosureClosing and De
iefing a SessionImplementing a Safety Plan for In Between SessionsExtraordinary Circumstances in ClosurePhase 8: ReevaluationReevaluation and the Art of TransitionTracking TargetsThe Importance of Future TemplatesEMDR Therapy Case Conceptualization and Treatment-Plan ReviewTying It All TogetherQuestions for Reflection and Personal PracticeReferences10. Enhancing Your Efficacy as a Therapist: Developing Your Own Mindfulness Practice and Doing Your Own Trauma WorkInteresting TimesMindfulness and EMDR Therapy: Intimately ConnectedMindfulness: A Way of LifeFinding Your Teachers and Your CommunityA Call to Revolutionary ActionTying It All TogetherQuestions for Reflection and Personal PracticeReferencesAppendix: EMDR Clinical Worksheet TemplatesIndex