More About the Author
Esly Regina Carvalho, Ph.D. is a Brazilian-American clinical psychologist and author, as well as a presenter in great demand internationally. Having been raised in the US, she also lived in Ecuador and Bolivia, besides her native Brazil, which has led her to be perfectly fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.
Esly has been committed to integrating different fields in a way that is helpful to both laypeople as well as professionals in a hands-on kind of way. In the field of Psychodrama, she has written a Manual in Spanish, published a compendium of professionals articles on Sociodrama and Sociometry, and more recently, integrated EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) with Role Therapy, resulting in her book, Healing the Folks Who Live Inside, available in paperback and kindle, in all three languages. Her Bibliodrama Manual integrates techniques from Psychodrama with Bible stories.
Integrating Psychotherapy with principles of Biblical counseling led her to write several books in Spanish and Portuguese on topics such as divorce and remarriage (Single Again, When the Bond Breaks, available in Spanish and Portuguese, Cuando se rompe el vínculo), emotional healing (Alas de sanidad), leadership (Cuidemos nuestros líderes in Spanish and Portuguese)and marriage (Hacer el amor en todo lo que se hace).
Also available are books integrating emotional growth and Biblical principles (Caderno de Oração, Compañeros de yugo, Jogos Dramáticos para Cristãos), available in Spanish and Portuguese.
Originally trained in Psychodrama and Group Psychotherapy in Brazil, Esly passed her exams with the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama and Sociometry, with distinction, and is a Fellow of the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama (ASGPP).
Having begun her EMDR training in 1996, she is presently a Trainer of Trainers (EMDR Institute) and Past-President of EMDR Ibero-America (EMDR IBA, 2007-2010;2010-2013). She maintains a private practice (TraumaClinic) in Brasilia, Brazil, and has been directly responsible for the training of over fifteen hundred EMDR therapists in Brazil alone.
Check out other books she has written in the list below. The list is constantly growing, so check back regularly.