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Interview with an EMDR Therapist

Artwork: AI Generated Art. Copyright 2023. Chris Meyer Law Firm, PLLC

“Trauma is the result of an overwhelming sense of danger, powerlessness, and fear.

Healing is the result of feeling safe, empowered, and supported.”

Special thanks to Aubrey Riddle, LCSW for sharing her knowledge in today’s podcast!

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It is a psychotherapy treatment that was originally designed to alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories. EMDR therapy is based on the Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) model, which posits that all of our experiences are stored in our brains in a neural network. When we experience a traumatic event, the information about that event is stored in our brains in a fragmented and unprocessed way. This can lead to symptoms such as flashbacks, nightmares, and emotional numbing.

EMDR therapy helps to process and integrate these traumatic memories so that they are no longer stored in a fragmented and unprocessed way. This can lead to a reduction in symptoms and an improvement in overall functioning.

EMDR therapy is a safe and effective treatment for a variety of mental health conditions, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, and grief. It is also being used to treat other conditions, such as addiction and chronic pain.

If you are interested in learning more about EMDR therapy, you can talk to your doctor or a mental health professional. You can also find more information on EMDR by visiting Aubrey's website.

Please check out Aubrey’s website!

Aubrey Riddle, LCSW

(346) 704-1812

Private Message or Call (281) 845-2472

(c) 2023 Christopher Meyer Law Firm, PLLC All Rights Reserved The information on this video is for general information, entertainment and educational purposes only. Nothing herein should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney client relationship Please call (281) 845-2472 if you have any questions about this disclaimer.

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