EMDR is a powerful tool that can help individuals process and release the emotional distress that may be trapped within them. Through guided eye movements and other techniques, our therapists can help patients reprocess traumatic memories and reduce the intensity of their symptoms.
We believe in providing a safe and supportive environment for all of our patients, and we are committed to helping individuals achieve their wellness goals. If you or someone you know is struggling with the effects of trauma, we encourage you to reach out to us online or by phone (877) 381-4115 to learn more about how our EMDR services can help.
Q. What is EMDR?
A. EMDR is a type of psychotherapy that helps people process traumatic memories and other disturbing experiences. It involves guided eye movements while recalling the traumatic experience in a safe and controlled environment.
Q. How does EMDR work?
A. EMDR works by helping the brain process traumatic memories in a different way; reducing the intensity and emotional distress associated with them. The eye movements are believed to stimulate the brain’s natural healing processes, allowing the individual to reprocess the traumatic event in a less distressing way.
Q. What conditions can EMDR treat?
A. EMDR is primarily used to treat PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) but it can also be effective for other conditions such as anxiety, depression, phobias, and addiction.
Q. Is EMDR safe?
A. EMDR is considered safe and has been shown to have fewer side effects than traditional talk therapy or medication. However, it may not be appropriate for individuals with certain medical or psychological conditions.
Q. How long does EMDR treatment last?
A. Generally, EMDR treatment involves 8-12 sessions, but it can sometimes take more or less time depending on the person.