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EMDR: Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing

Definition of 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 Therapy is a set of standarized protocols that incorporates elements from many different treatment approaches. 

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EMDR has helped millions of people of all ages to find relief from many types of psychological distress. A substantial body of research shows that adverse life experiences contribute to both psychological and biomedical pathology. EMDR Therapy is an empirically validated treatment for trauma, including such negative life experiences. The positive therapeutic outcomes rapidly achieved without homework or detailed description of the disturbing event, offer an efficient treatment approach with a wide range of applications. 

More recent studies & clinicians reports have reported success using EMDR Therapy in treatment of the following conditions: 

  • Panic Attacks

  • Complicated Grief

  • Dissociative Disorders

  • Phobias

  • Performance Anxiety

  • Addictions

  • Body Dysmorphic Disorders

  • Disturbing Memories

  • Pain Disorders

  • Stress Reduction

  • Sexual and/or Physical Abuse

  • Personality Disorders

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