"Code Switching: The Use of “Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing” (EMDR) in the Psychoanalytic Treatment of Trauma; Thoughts on Integrative Psychoanalysis”
Developing psychoanalytic skills results in a language that guides how we see, work, and speak with our patients. In learning our psychoanalytic mother tongue, we rarely learn how to integrate other therapeutic languages to enhance our ability to reach and help our patients. In this paper, I make a case for the value of integrating non-analytic methods into psychoanalytic work. I do so by illustrating the process of using EMDR in a four day per week psychoanalysis with a woman with a dissociative disorder
John Cardinali, Psy.D. is a psychoanalyst in practice in Seattle. He is on the faculty of the Seattle Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (SPSI) and a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington. Current professional interests include the integration of psychoanalytic theory and inclusion of non-analytic methods into psychoanalysis.
"Reflections on Code Switching and the Role of Action in Psychoanalysis"