How EMDR Works for Trauma and Grief, with Roger Solomon, PhD

Montare Media presents Season 2, episode 17 of the Discover U Podcast with JD Kalmenson: How EMDR Works for Trauma and Grief, with Roger Solomon, PhD.   Learn More about Montare Behavioral Health: JD Kalmenson interviews Roger Solomon, PhD, an expert in EMDR therapy, to learn about how this evidence-based modality effectively rewires a traumatized nervous system. Note that Dr. Solomon was traveling to the Ukraine to deliver care to war victims there during the taping of this podcast, so the audio is not pristine. Roger Solomon PhD is a psychologist specializing in trauma and grief. He's the program director and senior faculty with the EMDR Institute, an EMDR Europe approved trainer, and teaches EMDR therapy internationally. He currently is a consultant with the United States Senate and has provided services to numerous first responder agencies, following traumatic incidents, including the FBI Secret Service, NASA, the US Attorney's office, and the US Army. For over 40 years, he's worked with families of first responders killed in the line of duty. Along with teaching basic training at EMDR therapy workshops internationally, Dr. Solomon presents workshops on the utilization of EMDR therapy with grief and mourning, complex trauma, and dissociative symptoms. Dr. Solomon has authored or co-authored 47 articles and book chapters pertaining to EMDR therapy. And he has just authored a book published in 2022 in Italian, translated, “Grief and EMDR: From Diagnosis to Clinical Intervention.” Host Kalmenson is the CEO/Founder of Renewal Health Group, a family of addiction treatment centers, and Montare Behavioral Health, a comprehensive brand of mental health treatment facilities in Southern California. Kalmenson is a Yale Chabad Scholar, a skilled facilitator, teacher, counselor, and speaker, who has provided chaplain services to prisons, local groups and remote villages throughout the world. His diverse experience as a rabbi, chaplain, and CEO has inspired his passion and deep understanding of the necessity for effective mental health treatment and long-term sobriety.

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