Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing

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What is EMDR therapy, and how does it work

If you’ve ever experienced traumatic stress, you’ll likely be aware of its effects on the body and mind. Traumatic events can disrupt our inner worlds, adversely changing how we perceive ourselves and the people around us. Traumatic memories After a traumatic event, a world that used to feel safe may begin to feel scary and …

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Why EMDR has become a pioneering treatment for psychological trauma

Why EMDR has become a pioneering treatment for psychological trauma

EMDR stands for eye movement desensitization reprocessing and is a type of psychotherapy used to treat psychological trauma.  The aim of EMDR work seeks to resolve any maladaptive thoughts, beliefs and symptoms associated with traumatic memories and events. Eye movement desensitization reprocessing Francine Shapiro (1989a, 1989b) created EMDR therapy as a psychotherapy treatment, which initially …

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What happens during Inpatient Primary Care?

There are many reasons why people seek primary care.  When it comes to treating negative or harmful patterns of thought and behaviour, people turn to primary care to get the treatment they need for long-term recovery. In the majority, they have exhausted all other avenues and reached a crisis point. The first phase in any …

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