top of page

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing

What is EMDR Therapy?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy treatment that was designed to alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories.


This extensively researched treatment for trauma and stress aims to bring the nervous system to a relaxed state, allowing traumatic and distressful memories to be processed and dissolved. The method involves specific eye movements while processing traumatic memories.

What Does All of That Mean?

EMDR can help alleviate symptoms associated with various mental health issues, including:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Eating disorders

  • Substance abuse

  • Sexual disfunction

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder

 The goal of EMDR is to aid in healing from trauma or other distressing life experiences.

Through detailed protocols and procedures employed during EMDR therapy sessions,

clinicians assist clients in activating their natural healing process

bottom of page