EMDR - Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy

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I offer a therapeutic modality called EMDR, or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy, per the training I completed at the The Institute for Creative Mindfulness, an EMDRIA-accredited training institute. EMDR is an eight-phase structured treatment for single-instance and complex trauma with substantial clinical evidence of efficacy that allows survivors of trauma to reduce symptoms without needing to disclose details of their trauma to the therapist, as is often expected in regular talk therapy. In EMDR treatment, we will set clear, measurable goals, outline any themes we want to work with, and spend substantial time preparing and resourcing you as the client before we begin the reprocessing phase. In the reprocessing phase, we will work to safely access the selected traumatic memory in order to decrease the level of distress associated with the memory, and to address any internalized negative beliefs about self that may have been constructed following the traumatic event, or events. As this is an intensive treatment, you as the client can expect to feel some side effects such as tiredness day-of, but you can also expect a noticeable change in symptoms even after one session.

EMDR can be combined with or supplemented by regular talk therapy, and most patients who I see for EMDR also have other types of sessions with me to balance out their treatment. There is no additional charge for EMDR, so EMDR sessions will be the same rate as your regular sessions. If you have any further questions about trying EMDR with me, please don't hesitate to get in touch.