Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103181
About the Course:
This course examines the efficacy of using EMDR to treat addiction such as food craving and cigarette craving with mental imagery and working memory taxation to lessen triggers in addiction memory. It includes: the effects of eye movement on food imagery and food craving and the effects of eye movement on smoking related memories and cigarette craving.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Desensitizing Addiction-Using Eye Movements to Reduce the Intensity of Substance-Related Mental Imagery and Craving created by Marianne Little, PhD, et al. in 2016.
Front. Psychiatry, 08 February 2016 Feb 2016
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge that EMDR is effective in PTSD and can reduce the richness of sensory memory and make emotion less intense, thus making it applicable to the treatment of addiction.
Identify the relationship between working memory and eye movement.
Summarize the outcomes of both study one and study two and how they can be applied to the treatment addiction.
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