EMDR Therapy – Counselors and Therapists in Greenville, SC
What is Trauma?
Anyone can experience trauma. It can occur when you least expect it and consume every part of your life, leaving you depressed, confused, fearful, and numb. Trauma is a psychological or emotional response to an event – whether experienced personally or witnessed – that is disturbing or deeply depressing. It can be brought on by events, such as:
- Serious Medical Illness
- Physical / Sexual Assault
- Natural Disasters
- Car Accidents
- War / Civil Unrest
- Death of a Loved One
What is EMDR Therapy?
EMDR is a type of psychotherapy that is commonly used to treat PTSD and trauma. EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It’s a clinical technique that uses the body’s natural ability to process memories by mimicking the eye movements that are experienced during REM sleep. Many people have found EMDR therapy to be an effective treatment option for PTSD or extreme trauma; however, it has been effective in treating many other issues, including:
- Panic Attacks
- Grief and Loss
- Disturbing Memories
- Eating Disorders
Many symptoms are associated with trauma. If you’ve experienced a trauma, you may find that you’ve experienced several of these symptoms or just one. These symptoms can be triggered without notice by a sight, sound, smell, or feeling. They include, but are not limited to:
- Feelings of Sadness
- Feelings of Despair
Treatment Options for Trauma
If you’ve experienced trauma and are having difficulty healing from it, there is hope for you. Thriveworks EMDR Therapy of Greenville can help. Call today to schedule your first appointment with a licensed and fully certified EMDR Consultant. (864) 952-4048
You deserve to live a happy and meaningful life. Don’t let trauma keep you from being the person you used to be – or who you want to become. It’s time to take the first step towards working through your traumatic experience.
Thriveworks EMDR Therapy of Greenville accepts most major insurance plans, so getting help for your trauma may be more affordable that you thought. Your EMDR therapist will meet with you to learn about your trauma and help you understand the triggers that bring on your disturbing thoughts and feelings. You’ll learn how to reprocess these thoughts and feelings so that you can live again.
Call Thriveworks EMDR Therapy of Greenville to schedule an appointment today. Our caring and compassionate EMDR counselors are available at times that are convenient for you. Plus, there’s no waiting list for treatment – you can get started right away. Don’t lose another day to your trauma. Call us today at (864) 952-4048.