• Panic attacks
• Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD
• Complicated grief
• Eating disorders
• Childhood abuse
• Performance anxiety
• Stress reduction
• Disturbing memories
Often traumatic and disturbing events happen in our lives that stay with us in the present in our “head” that gets in the way and stops us been fully present in our relationships, often known as being “triggered” or “flashbacks”, or disturbing dreams/nightmares with recurring themes.
The brain cannot process traumatic information as it ordinarily does. One moment can become ‘frozen in time’ and remembering the trauma may feel as bad as going through it for the first time. Such memories have a lasting negative effect that interferes with the way we want to be and effects how we feel about ourselves, people and the world. We often do not feel safe in the world when we get hijacked by these feelings and past traumatic events.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) has a positive effect on how the brain processes information. Following EMDR sessions, we potentially feel better and the trauma feels less intrusive in the present.
Clients report that after EMDR session they feel less hijacked by the feelings and the disturbing memories. One can still recall that incident happening, but it feels more distant and less disturbing. A calm can often return after EMDR sessions has been completed.
In EMDR, trauma appears to be more easily resolved than the traditional methods and some issues holding us back that we thought would never get resolved or sorted are often resolved in less than 10 sessions with EMDR.
• EMDR has comparable results to that of other trauma treatments such as exposure therapy, but over a shorter timeframe
• Studies have shown that 77-90% of clients with PTSD were able to eliminate their symptoms after 3-7 sessions of EMDR (without homework)
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Stephanie’s area of research is in developmental trauma, PTSD, depression and anxiety and counselling. Stephanie has over 20 years of experience as an EMDR practitioner. Stephanie has published and presented internationally in the area of mental health and women’s depression. For more information review Stephanie’s other websites www.solutionfocusedcounselling.com. Stephanie’s interests are in mental health, trauma, family counselling and teaching. Stephanie is passionate about protecting children from sex trafficking and supports many organisations to help prevent and intervene to protect women and children from abuse.
Online video EMDR sessions are available using video and audio software such as Skype, Facetime, WhatsApp. Contact us for details.