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What is EMDR Therapy?

You probably have heard of EMDR Therapy before. You may have heard about it's unique approach to traumatic memories. You may have questions like - what does EMDR stand for? How does it work? Is it right for you?

Keep reading to learn about EMDR Therapy is and if it's right for you.

What does EMDR stand for?

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing.

How does EMDR Therapy work?

EMDR Therapy encourages the patient to focus briefly on the trauma memory while experiencing bilateral simulation. EMDR reduces the vividness and emotion associated with traumatic memories.

EMDR is particularly beneficial for people who have experienced a lot of trauma. It allows them to process their traumatic memories in a gentle manner.

Is EMDR Therapy right for you?

EMDR Therapy is a great option for people who have anxiety, people who grew up in an abusive or traumatic household and environment and people who are easily overwhelmed or triggered.

Some of the important areas that EMDR therapy can be helpful include:

  • Trauma or PTSD

  • Anxiety

  • Chronic pain

  • Childhood trauma or complex trauma

  • Unresolved grief

  • Eating disorders

  • Treating addictions

  • Phobia’s or fears

A licensed EMDR practitioner will be able to accurately diagnose you, work with you and transform your outlook on life.

Liberating Wellness is a therapeutic practice that specializes in EMDR. Book a session today.

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