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A family therapist, a traumatised child and the EMDR: an integration experience
Journal Title: TERAPIA FAMILIARE 
Author/s: Benedetta Lorenzini 
Year:  2019 Issue: 121 Language: Italian 
Pages:  21 Pg. 49-69 FullText PDF:  114 KB
DOI:  10.3280/TF2019-121003
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This article should suggest theoretical and clinical thinking, even through the description of a specific case, concerning the possibility and the usefulness to provide individual-relational systemic therapies in accordance with the model provided by the school Mara Selvini Palazzoli, with knowledge and methodologies borrowed and deepened within the most recent reflection on the psychic trauma. In particular, concepts of the traumatic attachment and the attachment reorganization coming from the tradition of the attachment theory and some treatment methods borrowed from the international reflection on the therapy for trauma are thoroughly developed. EMDR is in particular suggested as a possible complementary tool that in some specific moments within a family therapy allows to look the purely subjective world of the people like through a strong and powerful magnifying glass, processing the traumatic and bad experienced events still alive in the present memories which enable to identify the present difficulties in order to reactivate the self-care power of the mind.
Keywords: Family child therapy, attachment theory, attachment reorganization, trauma, working with the school, EMDR.

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Benedetta Lorenzini, A family therapist, a traumatised child and the EMDR: an integration experience in "TERAPIA FAMILIARE" 121/2019, pp. 49-69, DOI:10.3280/TF2019-121003

   

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