Recorded webinar

Preparing dissociative children for EMDR


Chronically traumatized children can struggle with dissociation in daily life or even have a dissociative disorder. Processing traumatic memories with EMDR is considered first choice treatment, but how do we address the dissociation?

In this webinar Arianne Struik will provide an overview of the preparation phase 1-2 for children with dissociative disorders, how to determine what needs to be done and in which order to get them ready for processing in phase 3-8.

We will address questions such as: What does trauma treatment for children with dissociation look like? How do I stabilise and prepare the child for EMDR? How can I assess, whether I can start with EMDR or not? What can I expect during EMDR therapy? Why does the child not remember traumatic experiences? How can these memories be made accessible, when there is amnesia? How can I explain dissociation to children

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About the trainer

Arianne Struik is a Clinical Psychologist, Family Therapist and EMDR Consultant, originally from the Netherlands. She is  director of the Institute for Chronically Traumatized Children (ICTC) from which she provides specialized trauma treatment in remote areas, as well as workshops, training, supervision and research. She developed the award-winning Sleeping Dogs method, described in the book Treating Chronically Traumatized Children and teaches internationally on the treatment of trauma and dissociation in children. She is member of the ESTD Child and Adolescent Committee and the Australian Psychological Society EMDR Interest Group national committee





EMDR Europe CPD Credits 1.5


60 AUD ex GST

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