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Forum: EMDR November 10th, 2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 109,027
Posted By Sandra Paulsen
Re: emdr:nothing's happening

Pretty interesting case vignette. Makes me wonder about the meaning of the misperception. No need to reply; but something to take up with ones therapist no doubt.
Forum: EMDR August 9th, 2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 109,027
Posted By Sandra Paulsen
Re: emdr:nothing's happening

The capacity of the person to process needs to be greater than the volume and intensity of material to process. if not the EMDR will potentially be overwhelming. it's no fault of the client. it's up...
Forum: EMDR August 4th, 2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 109,027
Posted By Sandra Paulsen
Re: emdr:nothing's happening

I don't know if this applies to you, but in MY office I'd be interviewing and appreciating the block for keeping you safe all these years, asking if the block knows it is 2010 and its not happening...
Forum: EMDR August 3rd, 2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 109,027
Posted By Sandra Paulsen
Re: emdr:nothing's happening

I posted a lengthy comment yesterday but in the wrong place maybe? I commented that there may not be pictures for some people, especially if 1) there are protective parts blocking the processing or...
Forum: EMDR August 1st, 2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 109,027
Posted By Sandra Paulsen
Re: emdr:nothing's happening

I can't advise you because I don't know you, haven't assessed you. But I'll make a few general comments.

Five sessions is not enough to deal with long standing reluctance or defenses against...
Forum: EMDR July 31st, 2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 109,027
Posted By Sandra Paulsen
Re: emdr:nothing's happening

Well, the stance you describe is not ideal for EMDR for several reasons. 1) there may or may not be a "picture," 2) a stance of curiosity rather than anger at the process is ideal, where possible, 3)...
Forum: EMDR May 1st, 2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 109,027
Posted By Sandra Paulsen
Re: emdr:nothing's happening

I have just reread this thread above, and am not responding to any particular post. However, I am saying as clearly as I can, in the plainest language I can find, that EMDR therapists should never...
Forum: EMDR November 3rd, 2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 109,027
Posted By Sandra Paulsen
Re: emdr:nothing's happening

Although I know nothing about your case and therefore have nothing to say that applies specifically to your situation, I can say this, in general. Therapists should not use the standard protocol on...
Forum: EMDR November 2nd, 2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 109,027
Posted By Sandra Paulsen
Re: emdr:nothing's happening

Although this may or may not apply in your case, there are specific step by step protocols to apply when a client is very dissociative.
Forum: EMDR October 27th, 2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 109,027
Posted By Sandra Paulsen
Re: emdr:nothing's happening

No, sorry about the confusion, I wasn't even responding to your post at all when I wrote my points about what may have gone wrong. I was responding to the original post in a hurry, without noticing...
Forum: EMDR October 26th, 2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 109,027
Posted By Sandra Paulsen
Re: emdr:nothing's happening

The following is a post-script to my original reply to the query about "nothing happening."


By all means let's have other people respond, and I'll offer a few thoughts (since that's my job...
Forum: EMDR April 20th, 2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 109,027
Posted By Sandra Paulsen
Re: emdr:nothing's happening

So far no clients have answered, so I'll comment. I'm both someone who provides EMDR treatment and has received it, so I have some understanding of the process and the felt sense of it.

It...
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