EMDR Treatment of Health Related Problems
Learnings from the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study
EMDR can be integrated into the comprehensive treatment of health related problems by processing obstacles that may be complicating healing, such as traumas related to early abuse, past and current difficult medical treatment, chronic illness, pain, the traumas that patients experience when they become ill, and other somatic issues. The intertwined effects of these problems on mental health will be explored. Research indicates that many who have PTSD and adverse childhood experiences will have even more severe health problems than the general population. Data from the ACE study (www.cdc.gov/ace/index.htm)supports the critical relationship between trauma and health issues.
March 19-20, 2016
United Way of Greater New Haven
370 James Street, Suite 403
New Haven, CT 06511
(13) EMDRIA Credits
(13) CEU Credits
Presented by:Carol Forgash, LCSW
Carol Forgash, LCSW, BCD, is the director of Advanced Educational Productions. She is a Facilitator for EMDR Institute Trainings. She specializes in treating dissociation, trauma, performance enhancement and health issues. Carol is a well-known speaker and has presented at EMDRIA and ISSD international conferences. Carol also co-authored “Healing the Heart of Trauma and dissociation with EMDR and Ego State Therapy” and numerous clinical articles.