The EMDR Europe Association is funding clinical and basic Research Programs.
EMDR Europe supports research with yearly grants in the field of EMDR with a current priority of pilot randomized controlled trials for the treatment of psychological trauma and other comorbid psychiatric disorders.
Apply by March 30, 2018 at 23:59 PM and send to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only proposals sent by this date will be considered.
Grant approval notifications will be mailed in July. It is the policy of EMDR Europe to provide no feedback on applications, other than funding notification.
Funding is up to 15.000 Euros per project. Research projects not supported by academic institutions, nor health authorities, may be oriented by the EMDR Europe Research Ethics Committees.
Download the EMDR Europe Grant Application Form.
Grants awarded by EMDR Europe
Total Awarded 8000 euros
Benedict Amann and Patricia Novo (Spain)
BET-studyof EMDR in bipolar patients: 5000 Euros.
Zoï Kapoula et Stephanie Hanoteau (France)
EMDR and eye movement working neurophysiological mechanisms: 3000 Euros.
Total Awarded 15000 euros
Trudy Mooren and Carljin de Roos. (The Netherland)
EMDR treatment of refugee children: 7000 Euros.
Marco Pagani and Giorgio Di Lorenzo. (Italy)
EEG recording during EMDR therapy. 4000 Euros
Claire Chailleux and Stephanie Kahlfa. (France)
Brain mechanisms of EMDR. 4000 Euros
Total Awarded 23200 Euros
Iva Bicanic. (The Netherland)
Early EMDR Intervention to prevent PTSD in rape victims; a randomized control trial: 20 000 Euros.
Derek Farrell. (United Kingdom)
Effectiveness of bilateral stimulations in EMDR phase 2 “safe place exercise”, in relation to vividness, emotionality and heart rate variability: Randomized controlled trial: 1200 Euros
Zoï Kapoula (France)
Publication cost of a paper “EMDR and Neurophysiological mechanisms: 2000 Euros
Total Awarded 37000 Euros
Emilia Kaczinszky (Hungary)
Early intervention for traumatically injured patients in traumatological hospital: A prospective controlled trial: 10000 Euros
Trudy Mooren (The Netherland)
A randomized comparison of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and waiting list in traumatized refugee children. 5000 Euros
Benedikt Aman, Ramon Landin Romero (Spain)
Comparison of a novel EMDR bipolar protocol/supportive therapy: A multicenter single blind randomized controlled trial: 6000 Euros
Stephanie Khalfa (France)
Role of bilateral alternate stimulations in EMDR treatment: an fMRI experiment: 7000 Euros
Thomas Borsato (Italy)
Changes in brain connectivity and plasticity during and after EMDR treatment: a TMS-EEG and fMRI study : 3000 Euros
Natasha Soureti (Greece)
A randomized controlled trial using the effectiveness of EMDR versus a waiting list, on unemployed depressed individuals: 6000 Euros
Total Awarded 61000 Euros
Thomas Borsato (Milano, Italy)
Changes in brain connectivity and plasticity during and after EMDR treatment: a TMS-EEG, tDCS and fMRI study: 4000€.
Nicolas Cazenave (Toulouse, France)
Recovering autobiographical memory in soldiers suffering from PTSD: applicability and effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitization and
Reprocessing (EMDR): 3000€.
Irene Cetin (Milano, Italy)
EMDR: applicability and effectiveness in the trauma after therapeutic abortion in an Obstretical-Gynaecological ward: 5000€
Anja Hareskov Jensen (Denmark Sexual Assault Center, Denmark)
Early EMDR Intervention for acute victims of rape in preparation for treating ASD symptoms and preventing PTSD: a randomized controlled study of the effect of early EMDR (recent Traumatic Episode Protocol: R-TEP): 5000€.
Alessandra Minelli (Brescia, Italy)
EMDR Therapy in Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD) in-patients: clinical and biomarker efficacy: 8000€.
Michael Mueller-Pfeiffer (Zurich, CH)
Blocking Memory Reconsolidation by EMDR: 9000€.
Serena Passoni (Milano, Italy)
Effectiveness and applicability of EMDR-Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP) for the reduction of psychological distress in care giver of patient with dementia A single-blind randomized control trial: 7000€.
Annabelle Alice Pozzoli (Asti, Italy)
Relapse and Binge eating prevention: an experimental design concerning the efficacy of the EMDR applied to Bulimia Nervosa: 4000€.
Ingo Schaefer (Hamburg Germany)
Treatment of PTSD in patients with substance use disorders using EMDR- An effectiveness study: 10000€.
Cristina Trentini (Rome, Italy)
EMDR affects neural processing of emotions in children with complex trauma; An hdEEG study: 6000€.
2016 Den Haag
Total Awarded 64.500 Euros
Minelli Alessandra (Italy)
EMDR therapy in eating disorders in-patients: clinical and biomarkers efficacy; 9 000 €
Moscowitz Andrew (Denmark)
Treating PTSD in Refugees: A randomized controlled pilot study comparing Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing to Narrative Exposure Therapy; 8500 €
Ostacoli Luca (Italy)
Neurobiological processing of emotions in Major Depression: comparing the effects of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and Anti-Depressant Medication ; 10 000 €
Pawils Silke (Germany)
Feasibility and Effectiveness of EMDR group therapy for traumatized refugee preschoolers – a cluster randomized Before-and-after study to assess practicability and pre-post changes in PTSD symptoms of the EMDR Integrative Group Treatment protocol adapted to the kindergarten setting ; 7 000 €
Stellerman Kerstin (Germany)
Randomized-controlled-Pilot study of Effectiveness of EMDR therapy for adolescents with substance or internet dependency/addiction. 15 000 €
Trentini Cristina (Italy)
Does EMDR modulate the neural substrate of emotional discrimination in adolescent withe borderline personnality disorders : 15 000 €
Total Awarded 69.200 Euros
Farrrell Derek (England)
Group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Trauma Focus) versus EMDR Therapy (GTEP) Group Intervention in Adult Trauma Populations in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq: A Randomised Control Study; €10.000
Fumagalli Monica (Italy)
Taking care of the primary attachment relationship in a maternity ward: the EMDR intervention with acute childbirth trauma; €7.000
Khalfa Stephanie (France)
Effects of REM sleep modultaion by EMDR therapy on cerebral metabolism; €7.000
Passoni Serena (Italy)
Effectiveness and applicability of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP) for the reduction of psychological distress in caregiver of patients with dementia. A single-blind, randomized controlled trial; € 10.200
Ruggeri Mirella (Italy)
Efficacy of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (emdr) plus broad form of enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT-eb) in patients with eating disorders. a randomized controlled trial;€25.000
Ten Hoor Nina (The Netherlands)
EMDR and Exhibitionism: A Randomized Controlled Trial on Reducing Deviant Sexual Arousal; €10.000.