Why EMDR is so Effective? “During REM sleep, the brain is attempting to process survival information until it’s resolved.” Eye Motion Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a potent trauma treatment developed by Dr. Francine Shapiro (left), a literature professor who was diagnosed with cancer. The shock of suddenly finding her survival was under threat, affected… Continue reading Why EMDR is So Effective?
Understanding Trauma – How to Get Help Understanding trauma – Some people recover from a trauma with no or little additional support, especially if symptoms are mild. However, many people can develop chronic symptoms that can be long lasting. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the name given to describe these symptoms. Psychological support can… Continue reading Understanding Trauma – A Guide for Adults and Adolescents
What is EMDR? Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing or EMDR for short is a relatively new therapy originally developed to help people deal with the effects of traumatic experiences. It is an extremely effective treatment for children as well as adults who have had traumatic experiences. It is also helpful for a variety of emotional… Continue reading Explaining EMDR – A Guide for Parents and Carers