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EMDR for people with intellectual disabilities

Joanne Porter's joy in her work shines through this informative article on working with people with intellectual disabilities. She highlights that such individuals are more likely to experience trauma than people without such disabilities but that they are less likely to receive the appropriate trauma therapy. Using some examples from her practice she shows how the standard protocol can be adapted for use with PWID.

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Our ethical obligation in research and practice

We may not consider ourselves to be researchers, but nonetheless, Heena Chudasama shows clearly that whatever our role in the research process, whether as active researchers, commissioners or consumers, we have an ethical obligation to decolonise the process. This is the first of a two part article.

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Considerations for the use of EMDR in processing racial and other socially inflicted traumas

Not all trauma is the same. In the first of her two part article, Amal Wartalska guides us through important considerations when working with people who have experienced socially inflicted trauma. She argues that without due consideration to these issues as therapists, we risk reinforcing the trauma that people have already suffered.

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Why white people should be more interested in equality, diversity and inclusion

In this short but powerful piece, Russ Hurn shares some of his journey from non-racist to anti-racist.

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Treating endometriosis pain with EMDR: A case report

Peter Pruyn shares his work with a client whose EMDR treatment for extreme driving anxiety uncovered complex developmental trauma and acute endometriosis pain. Gently working with Grant's pain protocol, the young woman was able to re-conceptualise her pain so that she was better able to manage it and get on with her life.


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EMDR supervision within diversity

ETQ's resident supervision expert provides his take on supervising within diversity.

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Research news

A quarterly review of the EMDR publications database.


Scientific and Research Committee update

An update from the Scientific and Research Committee.

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Every therapist should have a copy

A review of Myira Khan's book 'Working within Diversity'.


NEWS from the Climate Crisis SIG

News flash from the Climate Crisis SIG.

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Committee updates

Update from the Equality Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The regular update from the very active EDI committee.

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