Cultural Competence and Healing Culturally-Based Trauma with EMDR Therapy: Innovative Strategies and Protocols

Cultural Competence and Healing Culturally-Based Trauma with EMDR Therapy: Innovative Strategies and Protocols

by Mark Nickerson (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9780826142863
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/15/2016
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Mark Nickerson, LICSW, is a psychotherapist with over 30 years of experience. He practices as a trauma treatment specialist in Amherst, MA. Mr. Nickerson is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the University of Michigan School of Social Work. He is on the faculty of the EMDR Institute and the EMDR Trauma Recovery Humanitarian Assistance Program, for whom he provides basic and advanced EMDR training sessions. He is a past president of the EMDR International Association, where he has served on the Board for the past 5 years. Mr. Nickerson conducts EMDR and other training sessions nationally and internationally on topics including treatment for problem behaviors and problematic anger; cultural competence and treating culturally based trauma and prejudice; conflict resolution; serving the needs of veterans and their families, and the effective use of EMDR protocols.

Trained as a social worker, Mr. Nickerson has a long-standing commitment to integrating the psycho and the social in his clinical work and teachings, as well as a passion for breaking down the barriers that divide people. Mr. Nickerson cofounded the Men’s Resource Center of Western MA, a unique organization that developed violence intervention services and offered support and educational services for men. He is the Director of Parent Education for the Hampshire County Court’s Bar Association, where he has developed two national award winning innovative programs designed to reduce and resolve interpersonal conflict. Mr. Nickerson is author of The Wounds Within (2015: Skyhorse, woundswithin.com), an exposé on the challenges for war veterans and their families. He also provides training sessions with the Veterans Education Project (markinickerson.com).

Table of Contents

Contents

Contributors

Foreword Rosalie Thomas, PhD, RN

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

SECTION I: COMPONENTS OF AN EMDR THERAPY APPROACH TO CULTURAL COMPETENCE

1: Cultural Competence and EMDR Therapy

Mark Nickerson

2: Integrating Cultural Concepts and Terminology Into the AIP Model and EMDR Approach

Mark Nickerson

3: Healing Culturally Based Trauma and Exploring Social Identities With EMDR Therapy

Mark Nickerson

4: Dismantling Prejudice and Exploring Social Privilege With EMDR Therapy

Mark Nickerson

SECTION II: STRATEGIES FOR MARGINALIZED CULTURES

5: An Integrative Approach to EMDR Therapy as an Antioppression Endeavor

Rajani Venkatraman Levis and Laura Siniego

6: Placing Culture at the Heart of EMDR Therapy

Rajani Venkatraman Levis

7: Culturally Attuned EMDR Therapy With an Immigrant Woman Suffering From Social Anxiety

Barbara Lutz

8: The EMDR Approach Used as a Tool to Provide Psychological Help to Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Paola Castelli Gattinara, Antonio Onofri, and Cristina Angelini

SECTION III: INNOVATIVE PROTOCOLS

9: Legacy Attuned EMDR Therapy: Toward a Coherent Narrative

Natalie S. Robinson

10: EMDR in a Group Setting (GEMDR)

André Maurício Monteiro

SECTION IV: ADDRESSING SEXUAL/AFFECTIONAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER DIVERSITY

11: EMDR Therapy as Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients

Sand C. Chang

12: EMDR Therapy With Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Clients

John M. O’Brien

13: Sex Assignment, Gender Assignment, and Affectional Orientation: Applying Continua of Congruence to Dismantle Dichotomies

Earl Grey

SECTION V: SPECIFIC CULTURES AND SOCIAL STIGMA

14: The Transgenerational Impact of Anti-Semitism

Ruth Heber and Karen Alter-Reid

15: Left Out and Left Behind: EMDR and the Cultural Construction of Intellectual Disability

Joseph C. Yaskin and Andrew J. Seubert

16: “People Like Me Don’t Get Mentally Ill”: Social Identity Theory, EMDR, and the Uniformed Services

Liz Royle

17: EMDR Therapy and the Recovery Community: Relational Imperatives in Treating Addiction

Jamie Marich

18: EMDR With Issues of Appearance, Aging, and Class

Robin Shapiro

SECTION VI: GLOBAL FRONTIERS OF EMDR INTERVENTION

19: Learning EMDR in Uganda: An Experiment in Cross-Cultural Collaboration

Rosemary Masters, Elizabeth McConnell, and Josie Juhasz

20: Teaching and Learning EMDR in Diverse Countries and Cultures: When to Start, What to Do, When to Leave

John Hartung

Index

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