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Introduction To EMDR

Overview

A psychotherapy and technique proven to help people recover from trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, and panic disorders.

How I can help you

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) is different than traditional forms of talk therapy. It does not require talking in detail about the distressing issue or completing homework between sessions. EMDR therapy, rather than focusing on changing the emotions, thoughts, or behaviors resulting from the distressing issue, allows the brain to resume its natural healing process.

I utilize EMDR therapy to work more directly and deliberately with the whole brain instead of just our conscious minds. Through bi-lateral stimulation (like REM sleep) I help your brain to resolve unprocessed traumatic memories that could be triggering your presenting issues, stressors, and relationships. For many clients, EMDR therapy can be completed in fewer sessions than other psychotherapies. A typical EMDR therapy session lasts from 60-90 minutes. EMDR therapy may be used within a standard talking therapy, as an adjunctive therapy with a separate therapist, or as a treatment all by itself.

EMDR Resources

Trauma Tip Sheet

EMDR Therapy Can Help

Trauma and The Brain

EMDR Therapy Can Help