EMDR

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  • What is Complex Developmental Trauma? Complex developmental trauma refers to exposure to multiple, chronic, and prolonged traumatic events, often of an interpersonal nature, that occur during critical developmental periods in childhood. These traumatic events typically involve significant disruptions in caregiving and attachment relationships, which are foundational to a child’s emotional, social, and cognitive development. Some […]

  • Can EMDR help me? How? People often ask me, “Why can’t I just get over this? It happened so long ago!” The reason we can’t just move on is because of how the brain and body store memories. It’s not due to a personal weakness. A trauma, or any disturbing event, big or small, becomes […]

  • Attachment Styles Attachment styles begin to form in early childhood as a result of the quality of the child’s relationships with their caregivers. These relationships can be secure or insecure depending on whether or not the caregiver is consistent and attuned to the needs of the child. If a child’s needs are consistently met, the […]

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a psychotherapy approach primarily used to treat individuals who have experienced traumatic events. It was developed by psychologist Francine Shapiro in the late 1980s. EMDR therapy aims to help individuals process distressing memories and reduce the emotional and physiological responses associated with them. During an EMDR session, […]

  • Transforming Trauma: A Solution for Childhood Trauma EMDR Therapy for Childhood Trauma Childhood trauma can have profound and long-lasting effects on an individual’s development and well-being throughout their adult life. This is because your childhood environment, including your family relationships, social circle, and life events, shapes your beliefs, behaviors, and coping mechanisms. Here’s how it […]

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