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EMDR Intensive Therapy

Unlock Healing with EMDR Intensive Therapy

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) has emerged as a transformative approach, particularly in addressing trauma and related mental health challenges. EMDR Intensive Therapy takes this method a step further, offering a concentrated and powerful healing experience.

Understanding EMDR

EMDR was developed by Francine Shapiro in the late 1980s and has since gained widespread recognition for its efficacy in treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and a range of other psychological conditions. The core principle of EMDR involves bilateral stimulation, often achieved through guided eye movements, to help individuals process distressing memories and alleviate associated symptoms.

EMDR is rooted in the idea that traumatic experiences can overwhelm the brain’s natural coping mechanisms, leading to the storage of these memories in a maladaptive form. By engaging in bilateral stimulation during therapy sessions, individuals can reprocess these memories, allowing the brain to integrate them in a healthier way.

The Essence of Intensive Therapy

While traditional EMDR therapy is typically conducted on a weekly basis, EMDR Intensive Therapy compresses the treatment into a more condensed timeframe. This approach involves longer and more frequent sessions, often spanning multiple consecutive days. The intensiveness of the therapy is designed to provide a concentrated and immersive experience, allowing individuals to delve deeply into their healing journey.

Benefits 

  • Safe and Effective:  Growing research suggests that by increasing the frequency of treatment sessions, treatment outcomes significantly improve.
  • Reduce Overall Time in Therapy:  With intensives, we are saving valuable time by skipping check-ins and opening and closing weekly sessions.
  • Accelerated Progress:  With a more structured and focused approach, you can experience relief sooner rather than later.
  • Maintain Primary Therapist:  You can keep your primary therapist while working on a specific issue.
  • Suitable for Busy Schedules:  Perfect for individuals with busy schedules or who are unable to commit to long-term therapy.
  • Tailored to Individual Needs: Although the preferred treatment for intensive is 3 hours a day x 4 consecutive days, we can tailor your treatment based on your individual needs.
  • Not Restricted by Location: You do not need to live in Wichita, KS to participate in EMDR Intensive Therapy.

Is EMDR Intensive Therapy Right for You?

Wondering if EMDR Intensive Therapy is the right fit for your needs?  Schedule a complementary 15-minute consultation to explore how our intensive approach aligns with your goals and preferences.

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