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EMDR

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)

Using practices with research and clinical support, I currently provide treatment for individuals who have experienced trauma. Specifically, I utilize EMDR, which enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences or trauma. Repeated studies show that by using EMDR therapy people can experience the benefits of psychotherapy that once took years to make a difference. It is widely assumed that severe emotional pain requires a long time to heal.  EMDR therapy shows that the mind can in fact heal from psychological trauma much as the body recovers from physical trauma. Together we will explore the concept of resilience and help you to restore balance to your mind and body.

 

How does EMDR Therapy work?

The EMDR process involves first helping you to identify the negative thoughts, feelings, and body sensations connected to past experiences. I then introduces Bilateral Stimulation (eye movements, tapping, alternating sounds, vibrations) which allows you to reprocess memories by making new and more adaptive connections in the brain. In other words, EMDR helps to unblock your brain’s natural ability to heal.

EMDR Therapy can treat:

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Behavioral Issues

  • Grief and loss

  • Eating Disorders

  • Relationship Issues

  • Substance Abuse

Statistics and Research on Trauma

75%

Up to

of Americans have experienced a traumatic event in their lifetime.

5 Million

On average

children experience some form of traumatic event each year.

1 in 11

An estimated

people will suffer from PTSD in their lifetime