10 Ways to Take Control of Your Life, from Francine Shapiro P.h. D.

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Francine Shapiro, PhD, is an American psychologist who is the originator and developer of EMDR (acronym for 'Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing'), a form of psychotherapy that was developed to resolve symptoms resulting from traumatic and other disturbing life experiences. Based on the positive results of many rigorous scientific studies, EMDR therapy is now recommended as an effective treatment for trauma in numerous international practice guidelines, including those of the American Psychiatric Association and the Department of Defense. Dr. Shapiro is a recipient of the International Sigmund Freud Award for distinguished contribution to psychotherapy presented by the City of Vienna in conjunction with with the World Council for Psychotherapy, the American Psychological Association Division of Trauma Psychology Award for Outstanding Contributions to Practice in Trauma Psychology, and the Distinguished Scientific Achievement in Psychology Award presented by the California Psychological Association.

She is the author of Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy.

10 Ways to Take Control of Your Life, from Francine Shapiro P.h. D.

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  2. 2. NOTE:The following represents ten highlightsfrom the interview by @MoeAbdou,founder & host of 33voices®.Click to stream audio
  3. 3. FrancineShapiro Ph. d.American psychologist who is theoriginator and developer of EMDR(‘Eye Movement Desensitization andReprocessing’), a form of psychotherapythat was developed to resolve symptomsresulting from traumatic and otherdisturbing life experiences.
  4. 4. 33voices.com/Francine-ShapiroYour past may shape your present,but it has no power over your futureNo.1
  5. 5. 33voices.com/Francine-ShapiroNo.2We often get caught up indisturbing emotions or thoughts.knowing where they come fromcan help us remember to do somethingso we don’t stay stuck.
  6. 6. 33voices.com/Francine-ShapiroNo.3When we recognize thatwe are being held back in life,the question for each of us is,“What do i do about it?”
  7. 7. 33voices.com/Francine-ShapiroNo.4Fear is not a “mental” problem –it’s a physiological responseand you can change it.
  8. 8. 33voices.com/Francine-ShapiroNo.5Past memories left unprocessedwill hamper your abilityto be rational, pragmaticand open to new ways of thinking.
  9. 9. 33voices.com/Francine-ShapiroNo.5Past memories left unprocessedwill hamper your abilityto be rational, pragmaticand open to new ways of thinking.33voicesFrancine Shapiro - Effects of past memories
  10. 10. 33voices.com/Francine-ShapiroNo.6When you understand that your unconscious mindis about cause and effect reactions,you’ll learn to recognize themand take steps to process them.
  11. 11. 33voices.com/Francine-ShapiroNo.7Love is a the lever that helpsconnect you to the world –but, it starts with a love for yourself
  12. 12. 33voices.com/Francine-ShapiroNo.8To let go of the past,you have to have a clear pictureof a better future.Have you identified the part ofyour life you want to improve?
  13. 13. 33voices.com/Francine-ShapiroNo.9The book contains techniques tohelp readers identify the memoriesthat are causing the negative reactions,and other techniques that willallow them to change the negativethoughts, emotions and body reactions.
  14. 14. 33voices.com/Francine-ShapiroNo.10When that’s not enough,there are guidelines in the book to get further help.A therapist can be just like a personal coach.It doesn’t have to take a long time.
  15. 15. Really reflect...Where do you feel powerless?Know you have the power to change that!Really reflect...
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