Trauma can occur after repeated exposure to a traumatic event(s) or hearing about trauma second hand. With our ever changing world, many will experience trauma in their lifetime. Support and guidance from a therapist can help you learn ways to heal from trauma so you can move forward, and no longer be limited from trauma symptoms.
Some symptoms you may be. Experiencing can include
Renewal Counseling utilizes both trauma informed and evidence based interventions to provide support while healing from trauma. EMDR has been shown to be a useful intervention for many problematic symptoms and diagnosis, and one we use often for trauma treatment. Please feel free to call our office for additional information or questions or to begin EMDR therapy 224-326-4200.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a theraputic approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for treating many conditions including trauma, anxiety, and panic attacks. EMDR uses protocols and bilateral stimulation to activate eye movements which mimic the period of sleep referred to as REM (rapid eye movement) sleep. REM, an important time during sleep where the mind is able to process the days events. EMDR allows us to reprocess information that was traumatic from the past, process negative beliefs and remove disturbing bodily symptoms that are experienced after trauma events.