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Friend and Colleague is Honoured with Major Award

At the close of the EMDR Europe Conference in Valencia in June, The Trauma Aid Europe (TAE) Humanitarian Award 2022 was presented for outstanding contributions to Humanitarian Activity and Global Trauma Capacity Building. It feels right to reproduce the citation in full below in honour of our friend and colleague Sian Morgan.



In reply to the Council of Scholars: How an IFS-informed approach to EMDR could help EMDR trainees on their journey to becoming fully-fledged EMDR psychotherapists.

This article is a reply to the EMDR Council of Scholar’s 2021 position paper on EMDR therapy, describing EMDR as being at a “crossroads”, and at risk of losing out to other trauma treatments as it is frequently misconstrued as a mere protocol or tool rather than a whole therapy. The article draws on the long history of EMDR as an integrative psychotherapy practice. It suggests that combining the Internal Family Systems model (IFS) as a cornerstone of EMDR could help to fulfil EMDR therapy’s grand promise: of treating the problems of daily living based on reprocessing disturbing life experiences.

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Personal Reflections on the EMDR Europe Conference, Valencia 2022

Russ Hurn, Chair Child and Adolescent Committee shares his highlights from this year's conference.



Three Thought-Leaders on Resilience: Keynote Speeches, EMDR Europe Conference 2022

A quick internet search brings up over 18 million references to resilience. Here are some thoughts as to how we as EMDR practitioners might make sense of the construct.

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My personal experiences of Walking EMDR Therapy

“Necessity is the mother of invention” cited Sally-Ann to me. If one phrase encapsulates how we have had to adapt in the last two years, it is certainly this one. While the spotlight has truly been shone on the virtual world and how sessions have moved online, there has been little mention of the trend […]

Matt Wesson

President's update

Improved Communications and Other Developments

Digitising the accreditation process and other developments

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