About EMDR Therapy
What is EMDR?
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and Brainspotting are therapeutic techniques that allows people to heal from past experiences that have caused emotional distress. Often, emotional blocks and self-sabotaging behaviors are the result of long-held negative beliefs adopted in childhood. These beliefs are powerfully embedded in the unconscious mind and often wreak havoc on people’s attempts at making meaningful chance in their lives.
What is the benefit of working with this type of therapy?
From the time we are born, we are taught to accept ourselves as limited beings – selling ourselves short, doubting our intuition, and giving away our power. The experiences of our past often teach us to defend ourselves against taking risks or being hurt. The result is that we often feel “stuck” in situations that create feelings of fragmentation, internal conflict, disconnection, fear, and stagnation. We often spend years trying to create new patterns of thinking and more productive habits, but something always seems to pull us back to our old ways. EMDR is a powerful techniques that heal the brain from these toxic thought patterns and create new belief systems based on self-love and confidence.
Are these treatments effective?
Numerous studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of EMDR in helping people overcome their deepest emotional wounds.There therapies can help relieve painful memories of trauma, including symptoms of PTSD. EMDR is also amazingly effective at helping people quickly let go of limiting beliefs, strengthen confidence, and improve performance.
Where can I learn more about EMDR?
Checkout the EMDRIA website for more information about the history and effectiveness of EMDR.
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