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What is EMDR therapy?

What is EMDR therapy?

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. In effect, it is a type of psychotherapy that has been studied in depth. As a result, it is shown to be effective in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other adverse life...

EMDR and the Window of Tolerance

EMDR and the Window of Tolerance

Trauma healing is a unique and personal journey. Something that is helpful to understand and get familiar with is the Window of Tolerance, sometimes alternatively called the Window of Resilience. This term was first introduced by Dr. Daniel Siegel in 1999 in his book...

The 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy

The 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy

When clients come to me looking for EMDR therapy, a part of them is eager to jump right into reprocessing the disturbing memories that they’ve been working so hard to submerge and avoid. Oftentimes clients don’t realize that EMDR therapy has a structured process that...