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    EMDR Therapy

    Your Future Needs You…Your Past Doesn’t

    What is EMDR Therapy?

    Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. EMDR is a set of standardized protocols that incorporates elements from different treatment approaches.

    How does EMDR work?

    EMDR therapy is an integrative psychotherapy and uses a technique called bilateral stimulation to repeatedly activate opposite sides of the brain. Therapists often use eye movements to facilitate the bilateral stimulation. These eye movements mimic the period of sleep referred to as rapid eye movement or REM sleep, and this portion of sleep is frequently considered to be the time when the mind processes the recent events in the person’s life.

    EMDR seems to help the brain reprocess the trapped memories is such a way that normal information processing is resumed. Therapists often use EMDR to help clients uncover and process beliefs that developed as the result of relational traumas, or childhood abuse and/or neglect. 

    What does EMDR help?

    EMDR had been originally established as helpful for PTSD, although it’s been proven useful for treatment in the following conditions:

    • Trauma
    • PTSD
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Panic Attacks
    • Complicated Grief
    • Disturbing Memories
    • Phobias
    • Pain Disorders
    • Performance Anxiety
    • Addictions
    • Stress Reduction
    • Sexual and/or Physical Abuse
    • Peak Performance – Athletics, School, Business, Relationships

    Repeated studies show that by using EMDR therapy, people can experience positive results that once took years to establish.

    As a fully trained EMDR Therapist, I focus on Performance Enhancing EMDR Therapy. I help people of all levels move past what is holding them back. Traumatic experiences, whether big or small, can have a profound effect on feeling fearful, anxious or stuck. Not just for Olympic athletes, Performance Enhancing EMDR Therapy is for business professionals, students, actors, parents and everyday people searching to live and perform optimally. For the CEO with a fear of public speaking, the student with test anxiety or the athlete in a sudden slump, EMDR is a powerful process based on scientific evidence of how the brain processes information. Both the conscious and subconscious blocks are identified and cleared, creating space to break through barriers that keep you from achieving your goals.

    Combining specific EMDR techniques with talk therapy and personal support, you will build the mental outlook and life-long habits you need to excel at your highest level.

    Get Unstuck…

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