4 Things You Didn’t Know About EMDR Counseling Practices

If you have been hearing about EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy but are not sure what it is all about, you are not alone. EMDR has been gaining its foothold in mainstream psychotherapy in recent years, and there are an increasing number of curious minds eager to understand it. 1. A targeted therapeutic…

How Talk Therapy Can Enhance EMDR Therapy

Talk therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy are both valuable therapeutic approaches that can be effective on their own. However, when combined, they can create a powerful and comprehensive treatment plan for individuals dealing with trauma and other emotional challenges. Talk therapy, also known as psychotherapy or counseling, lays the foundation for…

What Are EMDR Counseling Practices All About?

EMDR, meaning Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, represents a form of psychotherapy that concentrates on assisting people in recovering from psychiatric issues. Francine Shapiro, a psychologist, developed it in the late 1980s, and it is now considered an evidence-based trauma treatment. It is a clinically accepted form of psychotherapy for many issues, including post-traumatic stress…

Posttraumatic Growth:  From Surviving to Thriving
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Posttraumatic Growth: From Surviving to Thriving

The pursuit of happiness and thriving is deep-seated in each of us, yet can feel unattainable for some who are struggling to recover from trauma or complex trauma.  There are inspiring stories of triumph and success that make the news every day, and other stories that reside in the quieter spaces, not as obvious to…

How to Prepare for EMDR Therapy

How to Prepare for EMDR Therapy

Are you considering EMDR therapy  (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy) to address a trauma history, anxiety, loss or another emotional disturbance? If you have begun the process of looking for an EMDR therapist and are either still searching, or are waiting to begin the therapy, you may find yourself wondering what you can do…

What to Look For in an EMDR Therapist
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What to Look For in an EMDR Therapist

EMDR therapy is fast becoming a common therapy in which many therapists are trained.  That said, not all clinicians are correctly using EMDR therapy, which can be ineffective, upsetting, or destabilizing for clients. This is unfortunate because there is so much healing potential that can come from good EMDR therapy, but it can be hard to…

Dispelling Myths About EMDR Therapy
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Dispelling Myths About EMDR Therapy

Many EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapists receive calls each week from potential clients who have heard about EMDR therapy, but have received misinformation about what it is and how it works.   There are myths about EMDR floating around related to the  duration of the therapy, the way the therapy is conducted or the…