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EMDR : Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing

EMDR is a powerful therapeutic process that was developed in the 1980s for working with people suffering as a result of a traumatic event(s). Since then EMDR has been approved for use within the NHS where it has proved its effectiveness. The therapy involves helping you to access memories of trauma in a safe and carefully managed way, then processing these memories to achieve a resolution of the trauma and a reduction or elimination of distressing symptoms. Memories can be mental images of a traumatic event and also physical sensations and emotions that stem from the event. The processing typically entails moving your eyes from left to right under the guidance of the therapist, a movement that occurs naturally during dream sleep. As an alternative to eye movements, tapping, vibration or gentle auditory stimulation can be used. EMDR can help alleviate the disturbing symptoms often associated with road traffic accidents and workplace accidents, childhood physical and/or sexual abuse or neglect, natural disaster, physical and/or sexual assault, surgical trauma and traumatic war related experiences. It is also increasingly used to help individuals with a range of other more common concerns, such as low self esteem, phobias and panic attacks, and with performance anxiety.

Find an EMDR Therapist in London at the Bloomsbury Therapy Centre

Here you will find brief details of EMDR Therapists working at the Centre.  Follow the links for further details.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss anything about the therapy offered, you can contact each therapist directly.  

Teresa Cannon PgDip, ADEP, UKCP Acc.
Psychotherapist & EMDR Practitioner

Work Focus

My approach is grounded in working with you as an individual – a process that aims to clarify and illuminate issues central to you in a way that is non-judgmental and down to earth.

Contact Details

Tel: 07986 008652

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