Dissociation and EMDR Therapy
In your practice of EMDR Therapy you may have noticed that dissociation seems to lurk in the vicinity of trauma. Now’s your chance to learn more.
In his new online course titled Introduction to EMDR Therapy and Dissociative Disorders Curt Rouanzoin, Ph.D. discusses the co-existence of dissociation and trauma and much more.
“A key factor for the success of EMDR Therapy in clients,” Rouanzoin maintains, “involves the therapist’s understanding of the nature of dissociation and its relationship with trauma.” Because of its occurrence, Dr. Rouanzoin sees the importance of fully exploring the many facets of dissociative behaviors.
The Nature of Dissociative Disorders
In this advanced online course, Dr. Rouanzoin discusses the role and pathological use of dissociation due to traumatic events. He uncovers the implications and complications of clinical treatment with dissociative symptoms within the AIP Model of EMDR Therapy.
Dissociation and Trauma Revealed
Within the course, Dr. Rouanzoin, an expert trainer in EMDR Therapy, also unfolds the role of dissociation in everyday life as well as the pathological use of dissociation due to traumatic events. Learning points include the nature and sequelae of trauma, the impact of trauma at different developmental stages, the relationship between trauma and dissociative symptoms, and the types and neurobiology of dissociation.
Add to Your Knowledge and Skills in EMDR Therapy
Dr. Rouanzoin also discusses the dissociative process and symptoms from the Accelerated Informational Processing Model of EMDR Therapy along with the implications and complications of clinical treatment with dissociative process and symptoms. He examines the nature of the dissociative process and symptoms, and participants learn screening for dissociation and the Red Flags of treatment concerns. Differential diagnoses of dissociative symptoms are covered as well—from dissociative symptoms found in diagnostic categories other than Dissociative Disorders (e.g., Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, PTSD) to DDNOS (ego states work), and DID.
Finally, the utilization of EMDR Therapy in the treatment of dissociative symptoms in relation to trauma leads to an exploration of therapist attributes that help contribute to the successful treatment of dissociative symptoms in patients.
Dr. Rouanzoin’s online advanced course at EMDR Professional Training™, Introduction to EMDR Therapy and Dissociative Disorders, is available now for intermediate to advanced practitioners of EMDR Therapy.
Discover how dissociation works in tandem with trauma and practice EMDR Therapy with advanced knowledge. Begin this advanced online course today!
For information regarding available CE units and other information, go to Introduction to EMDR Therapy and Dissociative Disorders on our Advanced Courses page at EMDR Professional Training.