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About Dr. Robbie

 
 

Dr. Robbie Adler-Tapia

National Register Health Psychologist

EMDRIA Approved Consultant

Dr. Adler-Tapia is a licensed psychologist who has worked with individuals encountering trauma, attachment and dissociation. She provides assessments of children with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Her 33-year career includes providing counseling, consultation and psychological services for children and families referred by child welfare, Military Veterans, and Public Safety Professionals. She has authored several books, chapters, and articles on treating trauma. Dr. Adler-Tapia’s volunteer work includes collaborating on the CEBC update and SAMHSA approval for EMDR therapy with children, Mental Health Consultant for PISTLE, and as a member of the Arizona State Subcommittee on PTSD in the Military and Public Safety.

TRAINED BY DR. FRANCINE SHAPIRO

Dr. Robbie Adler-Tapia was originally trained in EMDR by Dr. Francine Shapiro, who originated and developed Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. In 2005, Dr. Shapiro approved Dr. Robbie's treatment manual EMDR and the Art of Psychotherapy with Children as being consistent with the EMDR protocol developed by Dr. Shapiro and published in her textbook.

Books & Publications

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$70

Child Psychotherapy: Integrating Developmental Theory into Clinical Practice

$40

EMDR & the Art of Psychotherapy with Children, 2nd Edition - Treatment Manual

$75

EMDR & the Art of Psychotherapy with Children, 2nd Edition

$100

EMDR & the Art of Psychotherapy with Children, 2nd Edition - Book & Manual Set

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) psychotherapy with children who have experienced sexual abuse and trauma.

Adler-Tapia, R., & Settle, C., & Shapiro, F. (2011). Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) psychotherapy with children who have experienced sexual abuse and trauma. In Goodyear-Brown, P. (Ed.), The Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Prevention, Assessment and Treatment. N.Y.: Wiley.

EMDR for the Treatment of Children in the Child Welfare System Who Have Been Traumatized by Abuse and Neglect

 Adler-Tapia, R.L. (2011). EMDR for the Treatment of Children in the Child Welfare System Who Have Been Traumatized by Abuse and Neglect. In, A. Rubin (Ed.) Empirically Supported Programs and Interventions in Child Welfare: Part of the clinician’s guide to evidence based practice series. N.Y.: Wiley.

Evidence of the efficacy of EMDR with children and adolescents in individual psychotherapy: A review of the research published in peer-reviewed journals

Adler-Tapia, R., & Settle, C. (2009). Evidence of the efficacy of EMDR with children and adolescents in individual psychotherapy: A review of the research published in peer-reviewed journals. Journal of EMDR Practice and Research, 3(4), 232-247.

EMDR Assessment and Desensitization phases with children: Step-by-step directions

Adler-Tapia, R.L. & Settle, C.S. (2009) EMDR Assessment and Desensitization phases with children: Step-by-step directions. In, M. Luber (Ed.) EMDR scripted protocols. N.Y.: Springer Publishing.

Healing the Origins of Trauma: An introduction to EMDR in psychotherapy with children and adolescents

Adler-Tapia, R.L. & Settle, C.S. (2009) Healing the Origins of Trauma: An introduction to EMDR in psychotherapy with children and adolescents. In, A. Rubin & Springer (Eds.) Treatment of traumatized adults and children: Part of the clinician’s guide to evidence based practice series. N.Y.: Wiley.

EMDR with children: The full works

Adler-Tapia, R.L. & Settle, C.S. (2009, March). EMDR with children: The full works. Counselling Children and Young People, a divisional journal of BACP, the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, 12-15.

Early Mental Health Intervention for First Responders/Protective Service Workers Including Firefighters and Emergency Medical Services Professionals

Adler-Tapia, R.L. (2013). Early Mental Health Intervention for First Responders/Protective Service Workers Including Firefighters and Emergency Medical Services Professionals. In M. Luber, (Ed), Implementing EMDR Early Mental Health Interventions for Man-Made and Natural Disasters: Models, Scripted Protocols and Summary Sheets. Springer, New York, N.Y.