EMDR Scottsdale | Phoenix

What is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a therapeutic approach primarily used to treat individuals who have experienced trauma. It involves a series of standardized procedures that integrate elements of cognitive-behavioral therapy with bilateral stimulation, such as eye movements, taps, or sounds, which activate both sides of the brain. The process assists individuals in reprocessing distressing memories, reducing their emotional impact and helping them develop more adaptive coping mechanisms. EMDR is often utilized to address various forms of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, and other psychological conditions, offering a unique and effective approach to trauma resolution and emotional healing.

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