About EMDR

EMDR Therapy has shown clinical effectiveness in symptom reduction and long-term recovery with the following conditions:

  • Trauma (including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder): sexual/physical/emotional assault, motor vehicle accidents, crime, combat experience, natural disasters
  • Grief and Loss
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Marital, relationship, intimacy issues
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Phobias
  • Sleep Disorders/Insomnia
  • Anorexia, Bulimia, Body dysmorphic disorder (body image, weight)
  • Alcohol, Drug and other addictive substances/behaviours. SMOKING cessation
  • Chronic Pain
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

EMDR  Therapy also can treat the root cause of symptoms such as:

  • Frightening thoughts
  • Flashbacks of a painful memory or event
  • Bad dreams
  • Nervous system hyperarousal
  • Being easily startled
  • Feeling tense or “on edge”
  • Having difficulty sleeping or having angry outbursts
  • Avoidance of places, people, objects, or experiences that remind you of a bad experience
  • Feeling emotionally numb
  • Experiencing feelings of guilt
  • Dealing with depression
  • Feeling worried
  • Losing interest in activities you enjoyed in the past
  • Having trouble remembering a traumatic experience

While EMDR is a powerful therapeutic intervention, every situation and individual is unique, depending on a client’s issues, circumstances, history, and relationships and so on.

Our initial consultation will determine if this is the appropriate approach to your healing. If so, I will work with you to develop a treatment plan to best suit your needs and provide for a safe and effective outcome.