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EMDR Recent + Group Traumatic Episode Protocols


EMDR Recent + Group Traumatic Episode Protocols

These traumatic episode therapy protocols were developed by Elan Shapiro and Brurit Laub of Israel. The goal of these protocols is to reduce the likelihood of delayed onset PTSD, depression, anxiety, OCD, substance use, relationship and health issues that can be exacerbated by trauma. They also assist in fostering resiliency in individuals who have experienced trauma of a man made or natural disaster.

EMDR R-TEP  is applied when a recent event has occurred that requires containment and additional assistance with integration beyond the standard protocol. It is a comprehensive approach to treating recent events in the belief that serious trauma symptoms may be prevented by receiving early interventions.

EMDR G-TEP is a group application useful for small groups including couples, families, and those impacted by the same traumatic event, such as a natural disaster or act of violence.

EMDR G-REP is a Phase 2, Preparation intervention that can be delivered in a group setting, in-person or remotely, to stabilize. It is especially helpful as a first step during ongoing crisis.

Reg and Bill were trained by Elan Shapiro and Brurit Laub in 2010 and authorized to provide the group EMDR recent event protocol training.

The Full EMDR Early Intervention Suite Includes:

  1. Four Elements Resource Technique
  2. Group Resource Enhancement Protocol
  3. Recent Traumatic Episode Protocol
  4. Group Traumatic Episode Protocol

These four protocols and techniques blend seamlessly to meet a range of needs including assessment, stabilization, individual reprocessing, and group reprocessing. No matter what your circumstances are for delivery of therapy, you’ll learn where to start and how to progress through multiple treatment options.

We offer R-TEP and G-TEP as standalone trainings or as a two-day, comprehensive training. Each option leads you step by step through research validated protocols for working with survivors of recent trauma; either individually and in groups. The G-REP is available as a one-hour, on-demand video and can be found below.

While EMDR Basic Training provides an overview of one of the recent events protocols, we will shed light on broader applications of how and when to use EMDR and EMDR-derived techniques for early trauma intervention.

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