While research confirms the effectiveness of EMDR, as with any specific treatments, it is not suitable for everyone. The detailed interview, history taking and assessment are essential prior protocols before treatment can proceed.
The 8 Steps Procedures of EMDR Treatment, working with the Past, Present and Future Protocols are designed to ensure the clients unprocessed emotions, thoughts and body reactions evolve safely into a healthy state.
Generally we recommend a client to complete a minimum of six consecutive 90 minutes sessions after the initial assessment consultation.
EMDR may entail emotionally intense work and appropriate client self-care is essential. We recommend that no important appointments, tasks, activities including long working hours are scheduled by the client immediately after a therapy session.
EMDR can be useful in improving SPORTS PERFORMANCE, to enhance positive psychology, self-actualisation, competition preparation, psychological recovery from injury.
In removing blocks and negative beliefs EMDR Protocols have been developed and applied to business performance and creative arts performance.
EMDR Therapy employs a bilateral dual attention stimulus which can involve all, or combinations of, eye movements, tactile, auditory stimulation. EMDR draws from CBT, mindfulness techniques and requires detailed assessment and resourcing as part of the therapy approach.