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EMDR Trauma Therapy

Clients who have suffered for years from anxiety or distressing memories, nightmares, insomnia, abuse or other traumatic events can now gain relief from a revolutionary new therapy called EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing).

Research shows that EMDR is rapid, safe and effective. EMDR does not involve the use of drugs or hypnosis. It is a simple, non-invasive patient-therapist collaboration in which healing can happen effectively.

This powerful short-term therapy is highly effective for a wide range of disorders including chronic pain, phobias, depression, panic attacks, eating disorders and poor self-image, stress, worry, stage fright, performance anxiety, recovery from sexual abuse and traumatic incidents.

Many clients who have made slow progress in the past, or who have not benefited from more traditional therapies say that with EMDR they have finally found something that works for them!

EMDR is also effective on recent occurred trauma.

How does EMDR work:

Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR) works on processing traumatic memories which have become stuck in the brain, and clients have often re-experienced the traumatic event like it was happening in the here and now. EMDR replicates what occurs during REM sleep where normal day to day activities are processed and stored in the adaptive part of the brain's memory system. However when traumatic events take place these can often not be processed as the brain at the time of the event is flooded with information, which is difficult for it to process and therefore becomes stuck. This is why people have flashbacks, panic and anxiety attacks, depression, social phobias, and other psychological and body sensations associated with trauma memories.