Conditions like trauma, PTSD, anxiety, or phobias can be detrimental to the health and well-being of those who suffer from them, making every single day a challenge. At the Charlotte Therapy Center, we offer hope and proven, effective techniques like eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (also known as EMDR therapy) that can help patients overcome traumatic events and everyday stressors to enjoy a happier, more fulfilling life. Used for decades as a treatment for trauma, EMDR has also shown promise for many other conditions such as depression, schizophrenia, eating disorders, and more.
If you or a loved one is suffering from trauma, PTSD, anxiety, or a similar condition, talk to our licensed therapists at the Charlotte Therapy Center to learn more about EMDR therapy services. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.
EMDR uses a collection of methods to help patients overcome traumatic events and stressors by identifying the negative emotions attached to them, exploring the events to desensitize the patient to their effects, and gradually replacing negative responses and emotions with positive ones. Crucial to the process is the technique of using stimuli like rapid eye movements, hand tapping, or sounds to help reprocess the emotions surrounding the events and limit their effects. Unlike other therapies, EMDR is fast-acting and does not require a full description of the traumatic event to achieve a successful result. It has been shown by many studies to be one of the most effective tools available to treat trauma, PTSD, anxiety, and similar conditions.
EMDR therapy is a multi-step process that can reduce or eliminate the symptoms of trauma in as little as three sessions, depending on the cause and severity. The treatment is divided into eight phases, including:
Are you considering EMDR therapy in the Charlotte area? Charlotte Therapy Center is located in Matthews, NC, and we serve clients from Charlotte, Mint Hill, Concord, Ballantyne, and beyond.
Call or contact us online to schedule your EMDR appointment today.