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EMDR Therapy in San Francisco & Across The Bay Area

EMDR, or eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, is an effective treatment method of healing from trauma that’s been practiced in the US for more than 3 decades. It’s an evidence-based method for treating trauma and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that helps clients recover from one or multiple trauma(s) that occurred in their life, often very long ago. 


EMDR therapy is like regular therapy in that you see a therapist who talks with you about the situations in your life that led you to seek out counseling. You may explore traumatic memories or other distressing events that trigger you or cause you to “react” as you would when the initial disturbing event took place. 

EMDR treatment involves bilateral stimulation which engages your whole brain in your healing process and works organically with how your brain naturally processes information. People report it’s both relaxing and effective.  

The important thing to know is you don’t have to have experienced a radical event in your life to actually feel traumatized by something. If you feel that an experience or event in your life has caused emotional distress, impacted your nervous system, or is preventing you from living as your “full” or “real” self, that is more than enough to explore EMDR therapy as a healing solution fro. your mental health.

What can an EMDR therapy help me overcome?

As we said above, there are many life experiences that lead to an event being experienced as a “trauma.” Traumatic experiences leave a mark and are often “re-experienced” over time in the form of flashbacks, traumatic memories, nightmares, dissociation, avoidance and emotional intensity and sensitivity. Our therapists are trained in EMDR and use it as a healing technique aims to help relieve you of these “re-experiencing” events in your life by reducing their frequency, intensity and impact on your daily life.


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Are EMDR Therapy Sessions Held In Person or Virtually?

At present, all of our therapists are conducting therapy sessions virtually, via telehealth. Since transitioning to 100% telehealth services at the height of the pandemic, we have found that virtual therapy sessions tend to provide our clients with the same quality of care as in-person sessions, with an added convenience.

Our secure, HIPAA compliant telehealth platform enables you to connect with a therapist virtually via video. Convenient, automatic reminders and calendar invites make it easy to remember your appointment time. 

How Can I Book an Appointment or Consultation to begin EMDR Therapy in San Francisco?

If you feel ready to get started with an EMDR therapist, but still have a few questions, feel free to reach out. We offer a complimentary 30-minute consultation where our Intake Specialist can learn more about your goals, answer any questions or concerns you might have, and align you with the therapist who is the best fit for your needs.

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