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Book Reviews systems are provided. The ultimate goal of Taoist practice „ EMDR and the Universal Healing Tao: An is to transcend physical boundaries through the develop- Energy Psychology Approach to Overcoming ment of the soul and the spirit within human experience. Emotional Trauma This philosophy provides a larger context for healing, help- Mantak Chia & Doug Hilton. Rochester, VT: ful to therapists with all levels of eye movement desensiti- zation and reprocessing (EMDR) training. Destiny Books, 2017, 211 pp., $19.95 (paperback) The book reads well as self-help and is informative for newcomers to Taoist healing whether therapist or general The authors clearly shine their expertise as master Taoist public. The book has some limitations. EMDR therapy is healers. The first half of the book introduces Taoist phi- discussed peripherally to Taoist healing practices. Although losophy on health and illness, attributing the causes of there are commonalities in the goal to heal trauma and to trauma and addiction to an imbalance of energy in life, use eye movement, EMDR is introduced in the middle of ultimately leading to an imbalance within the energy sys- the book as the client is asked eight questions, which are tem of the person. It is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of EMDR Practice and Research Springer Publishing

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Publisher
Springer Publishing
Copyright
© 2021 Springer Publishing Company
ISSN
1933-3196
eISSN
1933-320X
DOI
10.1891/1933-3196.11.3.162
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Abstract

systems are provided. The ultimate goal of Taoist practice „ EMDR and the Universal Healing Tao: An is to transcend physical boundaries through the develop- Energy Psychology Approach to Overcoming ment of the soul and the spirit within human experience. Emotional Trauma This philosophy provides a larger context for healing, help- Mantak Chia & Doug Hilton. Rochester, VT: ful to therapists with all levels of eye movement desensiti- zation and reprocessing (EMDR) training. Destiny Books, 2017, 211 pp., $19.95 (paperback) The book reads well as self-help and is informative for newcomers to Taoist healing whether therapist or general The authors clearly shine their expertise as master Taoist public. The book has some limitations. EMDR therapy is healers. The first half of the book introduces Taoist phi- discussed peripherally to Taoist healing practices. Although losophy on health and illness, attributing the causes of there are commonalities in the goal to heal trauma and to trauma and addiction to an imbalance of energy in life, use eye movement, EMDR is introduced in the middle of ultimately leading to an imbalance within the energy sys- the book as the client is asked eight questions, which are tem of the person. It is

Journal

Journal of EMDR Practice and ResearchSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 2017

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