emdr for trauma therapy

EMDR Trauma Therapy An effective and evidence-based treatment for trauma experiences is EMDR therapy. Life gives us ups and downs, and typically we are able to cope with our experiences. At times, a negative experience will occur that is outside our ability to cope. Or a series of negative events may occur that pile up…

Getting Past Your Past Life gives us a variety of experiences, some joyful that we would like to experience on repeat and others that are downright awful and painful. The good news is that people do move forward from painful experiences and go on to lead lives filled with joy. You probably already know the…

Here are 12 reasons to consider EMDR as the method for resolving a past trauma that continues to impede your life’s forward progress.

Is EMDR therapy effective

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy technique and tool that has helped a significant number of people heal and move past trauma and PTSD. The process of EMDR treatment addresses past, present, and future events and beliefs. While EMDR cannot change past events, it has helped others to significantly change how they…

Does EMDR Work? EMDR stands for eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, and is a non-traditional psychotherapy approach. This model was created by Francine Shapiro in the 1980s, so it is relatively new (as compared to Sigmund Freud’s creation of psychoanalysis in late 1800s/early 1900s). Over the past 40 years, EMDR has been demonstrated to be…

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Short Term Therapy: Weeks, Not Years I see a range of clients who experience suffering from anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, attachment and relationship difficulty, or life changes. I have treated other psychotherapists and worked with mental health community providers who serve on the front lines in their communities. I have treated first responders, medical staff,…

What is EMDR Image

EMDR is a psychotherapy treatment that is different from other approaches because it is not traditional “talk therapy.”  The focus is to process past events and memories to reduce re-experiencing negative thoughts, feelings, and associations that contribute to current life problems or distress.  It is an evidenced-based treatment to reduce symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder…

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