• EMDR GROUP STUDY FOR PEOPLE WITH CANCER

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    Name: EMDR GROUP STUDY FOR PEOPLE WITH CANCER
    Date: May 20, 2017 - July 15, 2017
    Event Description:
    Apr 09, 2017 5:29pm EMDR Group Study for people with cancer. Amanda Roberts Dr. Amanda Roberts is seeking participants for a psychological study of an EMDR group protocol for treating people living with a cancer diagnosis and/or treatment within the past year. EMDR stands for eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, an evidence based therapy that has been found to reduce psychological distress. Studies with other populations have shown a 70% decrease in trauma symptoms and a 50% decrease in depression with only two group meetings. If you qualify for the study, you will be randomly assigned to a group meeting on May 20 and 21 with a follow-up on June 18, or a group meeting on June 17 and 18 with a follow-up on July 15. Study group meetings last approximately two hours. To qualify, you must have had a cancer diagnosis and/or treatment within the past year. Dr. Roberts will meet with you for an initial screening interview. Time committment is minimal, involving 2 two hour group meetings and three administrations of questionnaires. There is NO COST for participating in the study and all data collected will be held strictly confidential. Dr. Amanda Roberts was educated at Harvard, Berkeley and Stanford University. She is a clinical psychologist in private practice and specializes in treating trauma and medical issues with 32 years of experience. The study has been approved by a board of experts to ensure the safety and welfare of all subjects. This same board has reviewed many of Dana Farber Cancer Institute's clinical trials. Contact Dr Amanda Roberts for more information at 413-253-0440 britshrink@aol.com www.amandarobertsphd.com
    Location:
    Study Groups take place at 17 Research Drive Amherst MA The Atkinson Family Practice Building. Screening interviews take place at 9 Research Drive Suite 3 Amherst MA
    Date/Time Information:
    See above dates. Dr Roberts is seeking subjects until mid May 2017
    Contact Information:
    Dr Amanda Roberts 413-253-0440 Britshrink@aol.com Or through her web site www.amandarobertsphd.com
    Fees/Admission:
    There is no cost for participation in the study.
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