(Need to contact me or get information about therapy right now? Scroll to the bottom of the page.) Somatic approaches to counseling and therapy pay attention explicitly to the physical reactions that accompany psychological issues or symptoms. They take into account current information about the autonomic nervous system (ANS) and how it works. (The ANS … Continue reading What is a Somatic Approach to Therapy?
What is EMDR? EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It is a treatment modality that was originally developed to treat trauma/PTSD. It has an 8-phase protocol that is used to work with the underlying causes of PTSD. By now, you should have read something about what causes PTSD or how treatment works. If … Continue reading EMDR
What should I expect from trauma therapy? How will I feel? Will it take long? How do I know if it's going well? These are natural questions about how trauma therapy works. Let's dive in. A thousand kinds of trauma Because trauma can come in many different forms--physical, psychological, sexual, short-term or long-term--trauma therapy will … Continue reading How Trauma Therapy Works