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About Amanda Roberts PHD

My specialty is in Behavioral Medicine working with the psychological fallout of medical illness. I have conducted research into the use of laughter and humor in the treatment of Cancer. I have used EMDR extensively for seventeen years and also trained in the use of hypnosis. I maintain my private practice in Amherst.

Sign Up For EMDR Study

I am launching a research study in 2017 as part of a multi site, fully randomized control study looking at an EMDR group protocol for patients with a cancer diagnosis. I am currently recruiting participants. A screening interview is required. If you are interested, click here to register for an interview.

Click Here to read an article about it on MassLive.com.

Doctoral Training

My doctoral training involved an integration of Eastern Philosophy and religion with western empirical psychology. I was trained in the psychodynamic approach and later was exposed to cognitive-behavioral methods.In the past six years.

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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. I have become deeply immersed in the EMDR approach,although I have been trained for fifteen.

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My specialty is in medical illness and health psychology with a heavy exposure to postpartum depression and pregnancy issues.

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