Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a highly effective technique to deal with trauma and post-traumatic stress. It was developed in the early 1990s by a woman psychologist, Francine Shapiro, Ph.D., and is currently used by mental health professionals at all levels, including M.D. psychiatrists. EMDR goes beyond talk therapy in helping individuals recover from anxiety, depression, phobias, trauma, and post-traumatic stress disorder. When EMDR is administered with sensitivity by a trained therapist, recovery from long-standing "mental roadblocks" is often swift - within one to three sessions.
Many emotional challenges result from events which human beings cannot fully comprehend or "digest." Children are at particular risk because they cannot typically identify and express what they are feeling. Sometimes it is also beyond an adult's coping capacity to deal with a particular traumatic event, which has occurred in the recent past or many years previously. Examples of situations in which individuals develop post-traumatic stress are
There is help for the limitations that such experiences cause in an individual's ability to live fully in the present moment. And Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is an especially effective tool in clearing the way for individuals to once again live fully in the present moment! EMDR does this by moving beyond talk therapy and beyond behavioral therapy! The key to its success is its bringing together four modalities for healing:
EMDR is a key tool in counseling and in life coaching. As a certified Level II EMDR therapist, Jean Eva utilizes EMDR in a sensitive and caring atmosphere.
Here are some "kudos" for EMDR work:
Please call Jean Eva at Beyond the Horizons Consulting (505-670-8555) to schedule a time for a free consultation about how EMDR can help YOU!