Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing EDMR Therapy Tampa | Brandon Florida Mental Health Counseling

What is EMDR?

  • EMDR is a psychotherapeutic technique used to treat emotional distress.
  • Negative memories and emotions are “unlocked” and “neutralized” providing quick and lasting relief.
  • EMDR is effective with children, adolescents and adults suffering from a variety of emotional distress.
  • EMDR is the most thoroughly researched method in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma
  • Course of Treatment varies for each individual.

This video is with EMDR founder Francine Shapiro provides an accurate representation of the technique.

EMDR may be appropriate to treat the following:

  • Performance
  • Phobias/Fears
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep Disruption
  • Trauma
  • Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Abuse/Panic
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Depression
  • Grief

EMDR is NOT for the following:

  • Individuals actively using drugs or excessively drinking
  • Individuals actively exposed to on-going trauma such as domestic violence
  • Individuals who are suicidal or engaging in any self harm such as cutting
  • Split personalities or dissociative disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Individuals with a history of seizures or migraines

EMDR can benefit professionals in industries including:

  • Child Services
  • Clergy
  • Emergency Response
  • Firefighting
  • Medical
  • Military
  • Police
  • Therapy