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Aug
29

You Are Worth Tomorrow | How To Prevent Suicide & Protect The Ones You Love




You Are Worth Tomorrow | How To Prevent Suicide & Protect The Ones You Love





Suicide can be a tough topic to talk about. The word alone seems to be spoken about in whispers or brings up fear for many people. The more we're able to create an open dialogue surrounding suicide, the more we can help prevent suicide.




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Jun
08

What is EMDR? | Trauma Therapy Questions ... Answered by a Trauma Counselor


What is EMDR?


Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing or EMDR is a treatment that enables people to heal from emotional distress that results from disturbing life experiences. EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy. It is a body-mind integrated therapy that has been proven to be highly effective for those who have experienced trauma. EMDR therapy is founded on the basis that trauma interferes with our brain’s processing. The theoretical basis for EMDR is that during trauma our brain processes and stores memories incorrectly.This incorrect storage can lead to past memories feeling very present. Related or unrelated stimuli in the present can lead to clien...


May
07

EMDR Explained: Treatment for Trauma That Really Works!








In this video, Ginny Vose, Trauma Specialist and Mental Health Counselor with JCAC, shares with you a trauma treatment called EMDR and what a typical EMDR session looks like. Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, or EMDR is a treatment that enables people to heal from the emotional distress that results from disturbing life experiences by changing the way traumatic memories are stored. In this video, Ginny walks you through Bilateral Stimulation techniques as well as the process of “raising your window of tolerance” through treatment.


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