Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy refers to a multi-pronged psychological treatment used in treating PTSD and trauma issues. During the procedure, the therapist helps you remember the traumatic experiences in small bits. Further, the professional control your eye movement. Research indicates that the eye movement distracts your brain functioning, which, in turn, minimizes the adverse effect arising from remembering the traumatic experiences. Instead of blocking out the unpleasant memories, you relive them in a controlled environment. The following are some of the benefits you will derive from this treatment approach.
Firstly, you are less vulnerable to re-traumatization when using EMDR therapy. Many people live with devastating mental impacts, such as physical, emotional, and sexual trauma. One can relapse to the traumatic state upon experiencing a situation. However, one can effectively resist the adverse effects of trauma upon receiving EMDR therapy. … Read More