Before we can look at how EMDR works, it is important for us to understand how memories are stored in the brain and how they form neural networks. A neural network is a group of brain cells (neurons) that are interconnected and that fire together. When you have difficult experiences they are maintained as maladaptive… Continue reading Why Does EMDR Work?
What is EMDR? EMDR or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is a type of psychotherapy that assists individuals in healing from symptoms and emotional/physical distress that they are experiencing due to experiences in life that were difficult or traumatic. Research has shown that the mind can in fact heal from psychological trauma much like the… Continue reading What is EMDR?
In my last blog I discussed what parts work or Internal Family systems Theory is. In today’s blog I will discuss what to expect from a session that utilizes this technique. All sessions begin with a check in, which provides you with an opportunity to discuss what feels relevant for you. As we are working… Continue reading What is a Session That Utilizes Parts Work Like?