and systematically explore how it connects to and springs from the client’s history. You’ll learn techniques for delving into those earlier experiences and helping the client change the maladaptive reactions. Regardless of your theoretical orientation---and whether you work with individuals, couples, or groups---you’ll come away with new strategies for treating clients whose past trauma has collided with their current lives, paving the way for them to move into a less troubled future.
Deany Laliotis, L.I.C.S.W., a trainer, clinical consultant, and practitioner of EMDR, is on the faculty of the EMDR Institute, Inc. and is the codirector of EMDR of Greater Washington. Her chapter on EMDR appears in Psychotherapist Revealed: Therapists Speak about Self-Disclosure in Psychotherapy. To learn more, visit http://www.deanylaliotis.com.