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The three-pronged protocol refers to which of the following:
The positive/future template involves applying bilateral dual attention stimulation while a client runs through the sequence of a challenging past experience until there is no longer a disturbance associated with it.
Delineating the client’s presenting complaint and its symptoms, initial causes, duration, and additional past occurrences occurs during which Phase?
Shapiro (2018) states that because EMDR therapy has been shown to be effective and efficient, it is not necessary to take steps to test whether clients can manage moderate to high levels of emotional disturbance and to practice self-control procedures.
Shapiro (2018) suggests the Safe/Calm place exercise is recommended as part of the preparation phase before starting reprocessing because:
When selecting an image during Assessment Phase, the clinician should specifically ask:
A Negative Cognition (NC) is a negative self-statement the client believes at least to some extent about themselves now when recalling the disturbing event and picture.
What is the Validity of Cognition scale range (VOC)?
Naming the emotion(s) in the Assessment phase is important because:
Which three things should the clinician ask the client to notice when beginning the Desensitization Phase?
During the Desensitization Phase after the first set of BLS, it is advisable for the clinician to:
Three primary themes for interweaves are:
Phase 8 Reevaluation:
Shapiro (2018) states that, when reprocessing is not progressing even after changing the nature or type of bilateral dual attention stimulation, the clinician should:
When processing the initial target is unsuccessful, the clinician should consider inquiring about negative beliefs that are blocking progress.
When beginning the Phase 5 Installation, the first question to ask is:
When checking the VOC during Installation Phase, the therapist should say:
Because of the potential of EMDR for rapid destabilization, there are many client factors to consider prior to beginning EMDR. Which of the following is not a factor?
In EMDR therapy, pathology is viewed in terms of maladaptive memory networks which have not been fully reprocessed and continue to be held in a state-specific form giving rise to maladaptive perceptions, behaviors, beliefs and attitudes.
The AIP model states that maladaptive personality traits may be:
According to Shapiro (2018), any event that has had a lasting negative effect on the self or psyche is by its nature traumatic.
The AIP model provides a framework for treatment, understanding development of pathology, making associations, coming to a resolution, and guiding future actions.
Which of the following is an important premise of the AIP model?
According to Shapiro (2018), when the information processing system is activated it is:
Which of the following is not a factor in changes in the nervous system associated with psychological trauma that result in a loss of neural homeostasis:
Which of the following is not a hypothesis to explain the impact of eye movements on reprocessing are:
Which of the following is not a strategy that clinicians can use to reinforce the client’s dual focus of attention and connection to present time:
According to Ashley’s and Lipscomb’s article in Go With That magazine, which best describes how cultural competency informs the application of EMDR therapy?
According to Archer’s article in Go With That magazine, Racial trauma is historical, multigenerational, and reinforced through implicit and explicit forms of discrimination and oppression. In addition to preverbal traumatic events, using EMDR helps to target second-generation traumatic material.
According to Archer’s article in Go With That magazine, when identifying adverse or traumatic experiences during history-taking with Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) clients:
According to Ashley’s and Lipscomb’s article in Go With That magazine, the EMDR Therapist working with Black Americans should:
In memories that might be a part of a case involving a legal proceeding, which of the following is true?
According to Shapiro (2018), clinicians should be cognizant:
According to Shapiro (2018), research indicates that EMDR processing frequently leads to a somatic de-arousal response associated with eye movements.
Which of the Mechanisms of Action has not been strongly supported as an explanation for EMDR therapy?
So far, research has shown that no medications appear to completely block EMDR processing, although benzodiazepines have been reported to reduce treatment efficacy with some clients.
Francine Shapiro’s first controlled study included work with this PTSD population:
Since 1987, EMDR therapy has been empirically supported by numerous randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and is internationally recognized as an effective treatment for trauma and a wide range of experientially based disorders.
As a comprehensive approach, careful attention is given to images, beliefs, emotions, physical responses, increased awareness, internal stability, resiliency, and interpersonal systems in achieving the effects of EMDR therapy.
One way in which the standard EMDR therapy protocol differs from Cognitive Behavioral therapy is that the standard EMDR therapy protocol does not necessitate homework.
Which of the following are true of working with military personnel and veterans:
When targeting a process phobia, the clinician must address all the pertinent aspects of the experience, including decision-making and anticipatory anxiety.
Following the death of a loved one, a person may first experience emotional shock accompanied by numbing. In these cases, psychological first aid, rather than EMDR processing, is recommended at this stage.
According to Shapiro (2018), which of the following is the first step in the Recent Event Protocol?
The following statements are true for the treatment of children, except: