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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been proven effective for the treatment of trauma in some individuals. EMDR is a set of standardized protocols that incorporates elements from a number of different treatment approaches. To date, EMDR therapy has helped many people of all ages relieve many types of psychological stress.

For more information, review these resources:

Process of EMDR

EMDR Canada 


Scientific research supports EMDR as an effective treatment for post traumatic stress in some individuals. However, there is some supported success using EMDR to treat Panic attacks, Disturbing memories, and Stress reduction.

Please note, EMDR is one type of many trauma treatments. At our clinic, we treat trauma using varying modalities, EMDR being one of them. Your suitability for this type of treatment should be discussed carefully with one of our clinicians.

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