Dr. Ricky Greenwald

Progressive Counting, the Fairy Tale Model, and Intensive Trauma-Focused Therapy

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“So for me it’s not about this technique or that technique, it’s about how do we help therapists to be good clients so that clients can get what they need and heal and move on with their lives.”

Dr. Ricky Greenwald

In this episode, our guest Dr. Ricky Greenwald, a pioneer of trauma treatments for children, describes the arc of his learning and development of practical and replicable approaches to the treatment of trauma. He references EMDR, Progressive Counting, and the Fairy Tale Model as he describes what needs to happen in treatment and how to achieve positive outcomes.

Ricky Greenwald, PsyD, is the founder and executive director of the Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute, affiliate professor at the University at Buffalo School of Social Work, and a fellow of the American Psychological Association. He is a pioneer and leading expert in EMDR and in intensive trauma-focused therapy, the developer of the Fairy Tale Model of trauma treatment, and the developer of Progressive Counting. Dr. Greenwald is the author of numerous professional articles as well as several books, including EMDR Within a Phase Model of Trauma-Informed Treatment and Progressive Counting

Interviewer: Susan Green, LCSW

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