Assessment and Preparation: A trained EMDR therapist works with you to understand your history, identify specific traumatic memories or distressing experiences, and develop coping strategies.
Target Identification: Together with your therapist, you select specific memories or aspects related to your distress for targeted processing.
Cognitive Processing: As the bilateral stimulation continues, your therapist guides you through reprocessing the memory. This allows for new insights, perspectives, and adaptive beliefs to emerge.
Bilateral Stimulation: While recalling the targeted memory or experience, you engage in bilateral stimulation, which may involve following your therapist's finger movements, listening to alternating sounds, or feeling gentle taps on your body.
Resolution and Integration: The goal is to reach a point where the distress associated with the memory significantly reduces, and positive changes in thoughts, emotions, and behaviors occur.
Benefits of EMDR Therapy.
EMDR is particularly effective in treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and trauma-related symptoms by processing and integrating traumatic memories.
Improves Stress Tolerance
It helps alleviate the emotional and physiological distress associated with traumatic experiences.
EMDR supports the development of healthier coping mechanisms and adaptive beliefs, fostering resilience and well-being.
EMDR therapy can lead to a deeper understanding of oneself, facilitating personal growth and self-compassion.
EMDR has shown positive outcomes in treating a range of conditions, including anxiety, depression, phobias, and performance anxiety.
Evidence of EMDR Therapy's Effectiveness.
Recognized by Major Health Organizations: EMDR is endorsed by the World Health Organization, the American Psychiatric Association, and the Department of Defense as a primary treatment for trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Research-Backed Efficacy: Multiple scientific studies have demonstrated EMDR's effectiveness in reducing symptoms of trauma, anxiety, and depression, often in fewer sessions compared to traditional therapy.
Long-Term Results: EMDR is not just about short-term relief but focuses on processing the root cause of distress. This leads to long-lasting improvement and helps prevent the recurrence of symptoms.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR, is an evidence-based treatment approach that helps individuals process and heal from distressing or traumatic experiences. It integrates elements of talk therapy with bilateral stimulation, such as eye movements, sounds, or taps.
REWIRE YOUR BRAIN & REPROCESS EXPERIENCES
Who Can Benefit From EMDR?
Founders, executives, high-performing and achieving individuals.
We have an established, immersive program designed for performance enhancement using the EMDR protocol.
Prioritizing Corporate Wellness can help teams overcome performance obstacles and gain a fresh perspective. Our protocols strengthen communication and improve company culture and employee satisfaction.
Implement EMDR into your current clinical setting. Our program equips you to work with real-world presentations from day one, including how to handle complex and developmental trauma and address dissociation.
EMDR Real-World Integration.
HapTech is at the forefront of immersive technology, engaging the principles of bilateral stimulation used in EMDR to improve cognition and experience for users.
Haptech products leverage haptic audio technology coupled with bilateral stimulation to help improve resourcing capabilities, spacial awareness, and increase the mind-body connection for users.