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This excellent book contains many different scripts, applicable to a number of special populations. It takes a practical approach and walks therapists step-by-step through the EMDR therapeutic process. [Readers] will not be disappointed. Score: 93, 4 stars


Praise from a practicing EMDR therapist and user of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Scripted Prools:

"Kudos to...everyone who contributed to this important volume....[It] is an indispensable resource. Thank you, thank you, thank you!"

—Andrea B. Goldberg, LCSW

EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist

EMDRIA Consultant-in-training

Bloomfield and Newark, NJ

This book serves as a one-stop resource where therapists can access a wide range of word-for-word scripted prools for EMDR practice, including the past, present, and future templates. These scripts are conveniently outlined in an easy-to-use, manual style template for therapists, allowing them to have a reliable, consistent form and procedure when using EMDR with clients.

The book contains an entire section on the development of resources and on clinician self-care. There is a self-awareness questionnaire to assist clinicians in identifying potential problems that often arise in treatment, allowing for strategies to deal with them. Also included are helpful past memory, current triggers and future template worksheet scripts.

Key topics include:

• Client history taking that will inform the treatment process of patients
• Resource development to help clients identify and target their problems to regain control when issues appear overwhelming
• Scripts for the 6 basic EMDR Prools for traumatic events, current anxieties and behaviors, recent traumatic events, phobias, excessive grief, and illness and somatic disorders
• Early intervention procedures for man-made and natural catastrophes
• EMDR and early interventions for groups, including work with children, adolescents, and adults
• Written workbook format for individual or group EMDR
• EMDR to enhance performance and positive emotion

Replete with detailed techniques, exercises, and scripts as developed by recognized EMDR experts, this book serves as a powerful resource for mental health practitioners and therapists using EMDR.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826122377
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/18/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 638,393
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Marilyn Luber, PhD, has been in private practice in Philadelphia since 1987. For over 15 years she has trained facilitators nationally and internationally in EMDR, Levels I & II. She is also a consultant to EMDR-Germany and EMDR-Israel, and coordinates the Luber Seminar Series, specializing in EMDR. She has received numerous awards including the Francine Shapiro EMDR International Association Award (2005), the Outstanding Contribution EMDRIA Award (2003), and the EMDR HAP Humanitarian Services Award (1987). Dr. Luber is a member of APA, ISTSS, ISSD, and the Silvan Tomkins Institute. She is the author of EMDR Scripted Prools: Basics and Special Situations, EMDR Scripted Prools: Special Populations, two CD-ROMS, and a forthcoming book on anxiety, depression and medical-related issues.

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Table of Contents


Marilyn Luber

Part I Client History

Chapter 1 EMDR Summary Sheet

Chapter 2 History Taking: The Time Line

Chapter 3 Simple or Comprehensive Treatment Intake Questionnaire and Guidelines for Targeting Sequence

Chapter 4 The EMDR-Accelerated Information Resourcing (EMDR-AIR) Prool

Part II EMDR, Trauma, and Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) Model Explanations

Chapter 5 When Words and Pictures Fail: An Introduction to Adaptive Information Processing

Chapter 6 Introducing Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) and EMDR: Affect Management and Self-Mastery of Triggers

Part III Creating Resources

Chapter 7 The Safe/Calm Place Prool

Chapter 8 The Inner Safe Place

Chapter 9 Four Elements Exercise for Stress Management

Chapter 10 Managing the "Fear of Fear"

Chapter 11 Resource Strengthening

Chapter 12 Extending Resources

Chapter 13 The Wedging Technique

Chapter 14 Resource Connection Envelope (RCE) in the EMDR Standard Prool

Chapter 15 The Resource Map

Part IV EMDR and Special Targeting

Chapter 16 The EMDR Drawing Prool for Adults

Chapter 17 The Image Director Technique for Dreams

Part V Francine Shapiro's Prools Scripted

Chapter 18 Single Traumatic Event

Chapter 19 Current Anxiety and Behavior

Chapter 20 Recent Traumatic Events Prool

Chapter 21 Phobia Prool

Chapter 22 Prool for Excessive Grief

Chapter 23 Illness and Somatic Disorders Prool

Part VI Early Intervention Procedures for Man-Made and Natural Catastrophes

Chapter 24 EMDR for Mining and Related Trauma: The Underground Trauma Prool

Chapter 25 EMDR "Blind" to Therapists Prool"

Chapter 26 EMDR Emergency Room and Ward Prool (EMR-ER)

Chapter 27 The Recent-Traumatic Episode Prool (R-TEP): An Integrative Prool for Early EMDR Intervention (EEI)

Chapter 28 Emergency Response Procedure

Part VII EMDR and Early Interventions for Groups

Chapter 29 The EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Prool (IGTP)

Chapter 30 The Imma Group Prool

Chapter 31 A Written Workbook for Individual or Group EMDR

Part VIII EMDR and Performance Enhancement

Chapter 32 Enhancing Positive Emotion and Performance with EMDR

Chapter 33 EMDR Performance Enhancement Psychology Prool

Part IX EMDR and Clinician Self-Care

Chapter 34 Self-Care for EMDR Practitioners

Chapter 35 The Clinician Self-Awareness Questionnaire in EMDR

Appendix A: Worksheets

Present Trigger Worksheet Script

Future Template Worksheet

Appendix B: Expanding the 11-Step Procedure

Unconsolidated Sensory Triggers and Desensitization: Running the Tape

Running the Tape with Triggers that Occur After Processing

Script for Running the Tape to Identify and Process Unconsolidated Sensory Triggers

Appendix C: EMDR Worldwide Associations and Other Resources

Contact Information


Future Readings and Presentations

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