6 tips to get the most of your EMDR therapy experience

EMDR therapist - how to choose one?

Many online viewers express both curiosity and fear about EMDR therapy. It is different than straight-up talk therapy.  In this article I will describe six tips to help you have a good experience and understand how EMDR works.  EMDR is a focused, goal-oriented and effective therapy with the potential to change lives. It is recognized […]

What causes depression and can it be cured?

Depression and EMDR

If you have depression, you may have been told by your doctor or even a therapist that your condition is a result of low levels of serotonin or a chemical imbalance in your brain. Conveniently, this theory of depression comes with a quick-fix solution: taking a pill.  In my experience over the past decade, after […]

EMDR Helps a Refugee Overcome PTSD from Torture

EMDR Therapy for trauma

In 2015, I began working with refugees. I thought I’ve heard everything about trauma, but during the first few weeks of my work with refugees, I began having nightmares myself. As a therapist, I’d heard descriptions of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse, in addition to many stories that involved violence and humiliation. “I’ve heard it […]