Brainspotting vs EMDR Therapy: Which Is Right For You?

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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy and Brainspotting are two prominent psychological approaches to treating certain psychological conditions. While both methods share some similarities, they also possess distinct techniques and theoretical foundations. Let’s take a closer look at Brainspotting vs EMDR so you can decide which is right for you.  What is EMDR Therapy? […]

What Are Trauma Responses?

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Trauma is a deeply distressing or disturbing experience that can overwhelm an individual’s ability to cope. It can leave lasting imprints on one’s mind and body, often triggering automatic biological responses aimed at self-preservation. Most of us are familiar with the “fight or flight” response that occurs in periods of high stress. But trauma is […]

How Does EMDR Work?

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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy technique designed to assist the brain in accessing and processing traumatic memories. It has demonstrated particular benefit in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). But how, exactly, does EMDR work? And how does it differ from traditional methods of treatment for PTSD? The concept […]