Welcome to A Date With Darkness Podcast. This podcast is dedicated to those who have been hurt by love and abuse, through their relationships with narcissistic people. The purpose of the podcast is to deepen the understanding of hurtful and traumatic relationships which have been a source of unspoken pain and trauma. In the episodes, I will be chatting with various experts in various fields to provide education, tips, resources, and information for those who are survivors of abusive relationships. I will combine my expertise of forensics, domestic violence, and work in various mental health fields to have an intimate discussion with you about abusive relationships, characteristics of dangerous and manipulative people, how to move beyond the victim role, learn to love and heal from the wounds of toxic relationships. If you have a question about the podcast or you want to get in touch with me directly, please feel free to email me at [email protected] Thank you so much for listening!

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83. Healing People of Color Using EMDR Therapy

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Quandra Chaffers, LCSW, CSE joins us today to discuss EMDR therapy for trauma, how it can be helpful when attempting to resolve traumatic experiences in relationships, and how EMDR can be used. Quandra specifically discusses the use of EMDR with therapists who are culturally sensitive to treat trauma for people of color around recent racially charged events. Lastly, Quandra discusses reasonable expectations for EMDR treatment, and how to find a qualified EMDR therapist.

*Please note: Information provided on this episode are general tips and suggestions. This episode may not be suitable for everyone, and the information provided should not be substituted for treatment with a licensed mental health practitioner. The opinions of the guests on A Date with Darkness Podcast are independent of the opinions of Dr. Natalie Jones, PsyD, LPCC.

Visit Quandra Chaffers, LCSW, CSE: www.sasstherapy.com

Resources Mentioned:

EMDRIA.org

MEND