People who have suffered from major traumas such as accidents, combat experiences, sexual assault, physical assault or the sudden death of a loved one end up seeking a therapist with whom they are comfortable talking to or will provide them the best treatment. But with the numerous forms of therapy that are used to treat these issues, EMDR therapy stands out as the most effective.
EMDR sessions work amazingly fast. It uses some advanced techniques to help the person process painful and traumatic experiences.
If you have years of repressed traumas and you’re looking for a way to work on these issues, EMDR can help you in a big way. Here are some of the life-changing benefits of EMDR therapy.
Liberate you from the confines of the past
The goal of EMDR therapy is to help the client heal. Together, the client and the therapist work together to free up blocked energy, so they can return to their natural grounded state of being.
When used in conjunction with other form of therapy, EMDR can help us heal emotionally and allow us to live a happier and healthier life.
It helps us alter our negative beliefs to positive beliefs
We all have negative beliefs about ourselves, whether we like to acknowledge it or not. These are the feelings of not being in control, not being safe or not being good enough. These are usually caused by past negative experiences that are improperly stored in our brains. They can affect our thoughts, behavior, confidence and prevent us from reaching our full potential.
Through EMDR therapy, these negative beliefs and emotions shall be eliminated and a positive sense of self will emerge.
It helps us achieve a complete state of emotional health
EMDR therapy can help people process painful and traumatic experience. It helps the client to let go of the anxious worry and pattern of circular thinking that often accompanies traumatic memories.
EMDR helps move the client quickly from emotional distress to peaceful resolution of the events or issues involved.