EMDR phase 1 worksheet 

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What is the theory behind this EMDR phase 1 worksheet?

EMDR focuses on reassessing your memories and changing the negative associating codes to healthier ones. This technique works by rhythmically stimulating both sides of the brain, a worksheet is based on the floating back technique to help the client re-experience and resolve the malfunctioning thoughts and memories.

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet will help individuals assess their presenting complaint. The worksheet will link individuals to their past. They will be able to process their previous event. It will further facilitate them to get exposure to reexperience and resolve their bodily associated responses to those events. 

How to use the worksheet?

The worksheet requires individuals to read and understand items carefully and fill them according to their experiences. Firstly individuals are required to explain and mention their presenting problems and experiences. The later part includes the imagery related to previous experience and its verbalization to get exposure and resolution. 

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