Journal of EMDR Practice and Research

Edited by:
Jenny Ann Rydberg
Derek Farrell
Editorial board
ISSN (print): 
1933-3196
ISSN (online): 
1933-320X
Indexed in: Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), SCOPUS, PsycINFO

The Journal of EMDR Practice and Research is a quarterly, peer-reviewed publication devoted to integrative, state-of-the-art papers about Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It is a broadly conceived interdisciplinary journal that stimulates and communicates research and theory about EMDR, and their application to clinical practice.  The Journal of EMDR Practice and Research is the Official Publication of the EMDR International Association. Please visit their site for full information about the association and its activities at www.emdria.org.

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Manuscript Submission

Manuscripts for publication in the journal should be submitted online.

Manuscripts are acknowledged on receipt. Following preliminary review by the Editors, to ensure compliance with required elements, manuscripts are peer reviewed. Determination regarding potential publication is made upon completion of the review process.

Author Resources

We provide the following author resources. Please carefully read this material before submitting a manuscript:

Writing a Manuscript

The Journal of EMDR Practice and Research seeks your manuscripts on research and theory about EMDR, and their application to clinical practice. The Journal will publish experimental studies; theoretical, review, and methodological articles; case studies; brief reports; and book reviews. All submissions should be in Microsoft Word format. All figures must be sent as tiff (300 ppi) or eps (800 ppi) files.

Authors should prepare manuscripts according to the most recent edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Manuscripts are generally expected to be 20-35 pages in length. All instructions for preparation of the manuscript can be found through the Author Resources above.

The Journal of EMDR Practice and Research is a quarterly, peer-reviewed publication devoted to integrative, state-of-the-art papers about Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It is a broadly conceived interdisciplinary journal that stimulates and communicates research and theory about EMDR, and their application to clinical practice.

The Journal of EMDR Practice and Research is the Official Publication of the EMDR International Association. Please visit their site for full information about the association and its activities at www.emdria.org.

For the Journal to be the premiere resource on EMDR, all members of EMDRIA and the mental health community are encouraged to contribute manuscripts. Examples of articles include:

Case Studies

  • Assess the applicability of EMDR for a client(s) with a specific disorder or challenging presentation

  • Examine changes to the standard protocol using a case series approach

Research Studies

  • Investigate outcome by using randomized clinical trials

  • Investigate treatment processes

  • Evaluate the role of eye movements and bilateral stimulation

  • Assess individual factors/personality variables to treatment outcome or process

Clinical Contributions

  • Discussion of the impact of ethnicity and culture

  • Suggestions on how to evaluate client readiness for treatment

  • Recommendations for treatment of a specific disorder

Review Articles

  • Summarize literature and research in a particular domain

Theoretical Reviews

  • Summarize research and propose hypotheses

OUTGOING EDITOR

Louise Maxfield
Ottawa, ON, Canada

EDITORIAL BOARD

Nancy J. Abel, MSW
Social Work, Private Practice
South Portland, ME
USA

Ian Barron, D.Ed.Psy
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Professor, Director
Center for International Education
USA

Sheila Sidney Bender, PhD
Psyc, Private Practice
Florham Park, NJ
USA

Uri Bergmann, PhD 
Social Work, Private Practice
Commack, NY
USA

John G. Carlson, PhD
Psyc, Private Practice
Tucson, AZ
USA

Ad de Jongh, PhD
University of Amsterdam, Centre for Psychotherapy and Psychotrauma
Professor of Anxiety and Behavior Disorders
Bilthoven, The Netherlands

Carlijn de Roos, Drs, MA 
Psychotrauma-center for Children and Youth
Leiden, The Netherlands

Tonya Edmond, PhD
Brown School of Social Work at Washington University
Associate Dean for Social Work
St. Louis, MO
USA

Isabel Fernandez
Director
Psychotraumatology Research and Studies Center
Milan, Italy

Judith Flaxman, PhD
Director
Center for Multimodal Treatment
Evanston, IL
USA

Carol Forgash
Director of AEP (Advanced Educational Productions)
Smithtown, NY
USA

Blanche Freund, PhD, RN, FAACS 
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
USA

Denise J. Gelinas, PhD 
Baystate Medical Center
Springfield, MA
USA

Ricky Greenwald, PsyD 
Executive Director
Child Trauma Institute
Greenfield, MA
USA

Earl Grey, PhD, LMHC, LPC
Director of Counseling Programs, Counselor Identity
Southern New Hampshire University
New York, NY
USA

Hellen Hornsveld, PhD 
Researcher/ex-university Lecturer
Utrecht University
Psyc, Private Practice
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Lee Hyer, EdD, ABPP 
Mercer Medical School (Medical College of Central Georgia)
Newark, NJ
USA

Matthew D. Kiernan, PhD
Northumbria University
Associate Professor
Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Deborah L. Korn, PsyD
The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute
Brookline, MA
USA

Christopher Lee, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD
Murdoch University
Murdoch, Australia

Andrew M. Leeds, PhD
Associate member of the American Psychological Association (APA)
Clinical member of the California Psychological Association
Psyc, Private Practice
Santa Rosa, CA
USA

Howard Lipke, PhD
Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences
North Chicago, IL
USA

Therese McGoldrick 
University of Stirling
Stirling, Scotland, UK

Jamie Marich, PhD
Director, The Institute for Creative Mindfulness
Warren, OH
USA

Mark D. Moses, PhD
University of New Hampshire
Clinical Associate Professor
Human Development & Family Studies
Durham, NH
USA

Dolores Mosquera
Director
Institute for the Study of Trauma and Personality Disorders
A Coruña, Spain

Katy Murray, MSW
The Evergreen State College
Clinical Consultant
Olympia, WA
USA

John M. O’Brien, PhD
Adjunct faculty
University of Maine at Augusta
Past-President of the Maine Psychological Association.
Portland, ME
USA

Udi Oren
EMDR Institute of Israel
Ra’anana, Israel

Marco Pagani
Senior Researcher
Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, CNR
Rome, Italy

Stacee L. Reicherzer, PhD
Clinical Faculty
Southern New Hampshire University
Chicago, IL
USA

Susan Rogers, PhD
Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Coatesville, PA
USA

Sarah J. Schubert, BA(Hons)
Murdoch University
Murdoch, Australia

Nancy J. Smyth, PhD, MSW
Dean and Professor
University at Buffalo - School of Social Work
Buffalo, NY
USA

Bessel A. van der Kolk, MD
The Trauma Center
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Boston Community Practice Site
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA
USA

Debra Wesselmann, MS
Co-Founder
The Attachment and Trauma Center of Nebraska
Omaha, Nebraska
USA

Kathleen Wheeler, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Fairfield University
School of Nursing
Fairfield, CT
USA

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