Want to get to the root of an issue instead of just addressing your symptoms?
EMDR uses bilateral stimulation (not just with our eyes but any bilateral stimulation to our body) to process and resolve our traumatic or impactful memories by reprogramming the mental processes of the brain. If you think this sounds like witchcraft, you’re not alone, I thought the same thing until my training.
EMDR uses a process that mimics our dreams. Have you ever watched someone sleep (not in a creepy way) and notice their eyes moving back and forth? That is what we are trying to achieve because during REM sleep we process our day. Bilateral stimulation reduces the emotion and vividness relating to the trauma memories. Over time the memories become less triggering and we can achieve resolvement.
EMDR Therapy can help a wide array of mental health issues: