Bilateral Processing (BLP)

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Concept of Processing

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Definition

The use of bilateral stimulation for the purpose of emotional processing.

Bilateral Stimulation

Differentiate from...

Bilateral Stimulation (BLS)

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Terminology

Bilateral Processing vs. Stimulation

Applications (within ECS)

There is an important difference in the effects between Fast/Long BLP and Slow/Short BLP that need to be taken into account.

Slow-Short Bilateral Processing
(SS-BLP)

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for the purpose of reinforcing emotional
resources and positive cognitions

Fast-Long Bilateral Processing
(FL-BLP)

for the purpose of processing emotional
content

Mainstream

EMDR School of LIfe

Demonstrations

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FREE

Processing fear of death in a cancer
survivor [Spanish; EN subtitles
coming soon]

Processing abandonment in childhood of a
young man (Spanish; EN, DE Subtitles in
progress)

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FAQs

How long to process? General
considerations

Other Systems using BLP

Eye-Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)

A method/system aimed at therapists only. The term "EMDR" is protected as a trademark. The method uses Bilateral Stimulation (eye-movements) at its core.

Wikipedia

claim the method would be "... non-falsifiable"

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Roos, Carlijn de; van der Oord, Saskia;
Zijlstra, Bonne; Lucassen, Sacha; Perrin,
Sean; Emmelkamp, Paul; Jongh, Ad de
(2017): Comparison of eye movement
desensitization and reprocessing therapy,
cognitive behavioral writing therapy, and
wait-list in pediatric posttraumatic stress
disorder following single-incident trauma: a
multicenter randomized clinical trial. In
Journal of child psychology and psychiatry,
and allied disciplines 58 (11), pp.
1219–1228. DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.12768.

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Pubmed: "Psychological Trauma"[Mesh]
EMDR

produces only 3 results [10-07-2019]

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