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 many different treatment approaches. To date, EMDR therapy has helped millions of people of all ages relieve many types of psychological stress.

EMDR Effectiveness with the following conditions:

    • loss of a loved one
    • injury of a loved one
    • car accident
    • fire
    • work accident
    • assault
    • robbery
    • rape
    • natural disaster
    • injury
    • illness
    • witness to violence
    • childhood abuse
    • victims of violent crimes
    • performance and test anxiety
    • trauma
    • depression
    • anxiety or panic
    • phobias fears
    • childhood trauma
    • physical abuse
    • sexual abuse
    • post-traumatic stress
    • bad temper
    • overwhelming fears
    • panic attacks
    • low self-esteem
    • relationship problems
    • brooding or worrying
    • trouble sleeping
    • fibromyalgia
    • addiction

Symptoms that can be helped by EMDR

  • High anxiety and lack of motivation
  • Depression
  • Memories of a traumatic experience
  • Fear of being alone
  • Unrealistic feelings of guilt and shame
  • Fear of being alone
  • Difficulty in trusting others
  • Relationship problems

How do I know if EMDR is right for me?

There are a number factors to consider when evaluating the appropriateness of EMDR therapy for a client’s particular situation and history. During your initial consultation with a trained EMDR therapist, all the relevant factors will be discussed in full to help you both come to a decision to move forward with EMDR.