Jamie Zabukovec, Psy.D.


Jamie Zabukovec, Psy.D., worked in VA prime/ambulatory care and medical specialty clinics (including chronic pain clinic), mental health, homeless, and PTSD units. She taught at the undergraduate and doctoral levels. An EMDR Institute facilitator since 1991, Jamie provided EMDR training within VA/RCS/DoD. Her writings include “EMDR Therapy for Somatic Disorders and Medical Issues” in Luber’s (2019) protocol book, and “Self-Healing Aspects of EMDR: The Therapeutic Change Process and Perspective of Integrated Psychotherapies” with Steve Lazrove and Francine Shapiro. She presents on EMDR at local, state, national, and international conferences, advanced training on EMDR and veterans/military, consultation, and medical issues/chronic pain.


Session 223: Using EMDR for Chronic Pain: Focus on Phases 1 and 2

Presented by Jamie Zabukovec, Psy.D. in Advanced, Intermediate, Introductory at 1:30 PM on Sunday, September 27th.

Session Description: Shapiro (1995, 2001, 2018) expanded "trauma" treated by EMDR psychotherapy to include illness and somatic disorders. The Adaptive Information Processing Model, EMDR’s 8 Phases and 3-Pronged Approach provide a framework to conceptualize multidisciplinary treatment of the chronic pain patient, integrating the mosaic of presenting problems and contributing factors, and identifying targets for reprocessing.…