eye movement desensitization and reprocessing

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eye movement desensitization and reprocessing

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EMDR

A treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions in which a person recalls a disturbing memory while looking to the left or right (or listening to sounds or attending to tactile stimulation of one hand and then the other).
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Therapist Richard Worthing-Davies, who has been working in EMDR since 1998, explains: "EMDR basically restores the memory in long-term memory in a much more stable and less vivid emotional form so it just becomes part of our history rather than something that we could suddenly be upset about."
Psychological therapies such as EMDR, CBT with a trauma focus, prolonged exposure, cognitive therapy, and cognitive-processing therapy received strong recommendations.
If they do, and particularly if their trajectory is going up, then at about 1 month, I would get in there and deliver a therapy, either CBT with a trauma focus, EMDR, or cognitive therapy with a trauma focus.
The promise of EMDR is its potential to recode the emotional content of the traumatic memory itself.
Nashville, TN, August 21, 2018 --(PR.com)-- EMDR Tool, a Nashville based company, has just made it easier to attain mental health.
It was only after seeking independent advice that he was diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and referred for private Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.
EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology: Interventions to Enhance Embodiment in Trauma Treatment
Therapies on offer to Middle East patients at Vibe include cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR), neuro-feedback and biofeedback, nutrition, somatic experiencing, equine therapy, 12-step programme, Ayurveda, acupuncture, mindfulness, gong and Sufi meditation, Buddhist chanting, yoga, Tai Qi, spiritual mentorship, massage and reiki.
"It takes existing therapies such as CBT and EMDR (eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing therapy) a step further by supporting the participants to 'step into' the trauma and engage with the difficult memories alongside a therapist."
Following the luncheon program, Carrie Ann Cherep-Carr, MA, LCPC, EMDR Certified clinician, provided an overview of trauma, addictions and solutions including the role of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, EMDR.