EMDR and the Adaptive Information Processing Model: Integrative Treatment and Case Conceptualization

  title={EMDR and the Adaptive Information Processing Model: Integrative Treatment and Case Conceptualization},
  author={Francine Shapiro and Deany Laliotis},
  journal={Clinical Social Work Journal},
EMDR is a comprehensive psychotherapy approach that is compatible with all contemporary theoretical orientations. Internationally recognized as a frontline trauma treatment, it is also applicable to a broad range of clinical issues. As a distinct form of psychotherapy, the treatment emphasis is placed on directly processing the neurophysiologically stored memories of events that set the foundation for pathology and health. The adaptive information processing model that governs EMDR practice… 
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