The EMDR-IGTP provides individual EMDR therapy in a group setting, allowing for many individuals to be treated simultaneously– highly valuable in settings where mental health resources are limited. EMDR-IGTP small (3-15) or large (16-50) groups can be made up of people who have been through the same type of ongoing or prolonged traumatic events or circumstances. These include:
Utilization in cancer treatment
Within the context of Psycho-Oncology these protocols address one of the major psychological dimensions of cancer: the ongoing cancer-related stress responses with trauma-related disorders (e.g., adjustment disorders, acute traumatic stress disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder) of patients, their families and caregivers at all stages of the disease: from diagnosis through treatment, to treatment completion through follow-up, and if needed, to recurrence and diagnosis of terminal illness.