EMDR Therapy for Anxiety, Panic, PTSD and Trauma
What is EMDR?
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy technique used to treat anxiety, PTSD, and more. EMDR was founded by Francine Shapiro in 1987. EMDR is one of the most researched treatments for PTSD and is a distinct approach to psychotherapy. #EMDRTreatment #AnxietyTherapy #EMDRforPSTD #HoffstetterCounseling
EMDR is a technique used to treat anxiety, depression, panic and trauma. EMDR has helped millions of people of all ages get relief from many types of psychological stress that can be disruptive to coping with life’s challenges.
EMDR is based on the idea that symptoms occur when trauma and other negative experiences overwhelm the brain’s natural ability to heal. That healing process can be completed through bilateral stimulation so that the client is re-experiencing the trauma in the safety of their therapist’s office. Individuals can safely reprocess traumatic information through EMDR until it is no longer symptomatic and psychologically disruptive to their lives.
EMDR treatment can lead to a peaceful resolution of a disturbing memory and offers a release from the past traumatic memory. EMDR allows the natural healing powers of the brain to move toward adaptive resolution so that clients can make peace with their past.
Additional information about EMDR and how it works can be found in this article: EMDR Therapy for Anxiety, Panic, PTSD, and Trauma by John Riddle.
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