EMDR is a safe, fast and effective therapy that is particularly suitable to resolving all types of trauma, including PTSD. Its validity and reliability has been established by rigorous research, with many controlled studies into EMDR making it the most thoroughly researched method used in the treatment of trauma.
EMDR has been successfully used to treat:
- anxiety and panic attacks;
- depression and stress;
- phobias and addictions;
- pain relief and phantom limb pain;
- self-esteem and performance anxiety;
- loss or injury of a loved one;
- assault and robbery;
- natural disaster;
- injury and illness;
- witness to violence;
- childhood abuse;
- victims of violent crimes;
- physical abuse;
- sexual abuse;
- post traumatic stress.
The positive, long-term results of EMDR therapy affect all levels of the client’s well-being: mental, emotional and physical, so that their responses return to normalcy and health. EMDR therapy can help clients replace their anxiety and fear with positive images, emotions and thoughts. EMDR makes it possible to gain greater self-knowledge and a new perspective, freeing the client to their natural state of emotional functioning, a greater sense of personal power, and a more peaceful life.