Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy in Boca Raton, Boynton Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a form of psychotherapy that has been proven to be an effective treatment for trauma, anxiety, depression, and other emotional conditions. EMDR therapy works by helping individuals process traumatic memories and experiences, and resolving the negative emotions associated with them.
Here are some of the key benefits of EMDR therapy:
Relief from trauma symptoms: EMDR therapy has been shown to be highly effective in treating symptoms of trauma, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Many individuals who have undergone EMDR therapy report feeling a significant reduction in symptoms such as anxiety, depression, and flashbacks.
Improved emotional regulation: EMDR therapy helps individuals gain control over their emotions and thoughts by addressing the root causes of their distress. This results in improved emotional regulation, reduced stress, and an overall increase in well-being.
Enhanced self-awareness: By working through traumatic experiences and negative thought patterns, EMDR therapy can help individuals gain a deeper understanding of themselves and their emotional experiences. This self-awareness can lead to a greater sense of personal empowerment and improved relationships with others.
Faster processing of traumatic memories: Unlike other forms of therapy, EMDR therapy is designed to work quickly and efficiently. The eye movements used in the therapy process have been shown to accelerate the processing of traumatic memories, allowing individuals to resolve their negative emotions and experiences more quickly.
Safe and non-invasive: EMDR therapy is a non-invasive, safe, and gentle form of therapy. Unlike other forms of therapy that may require medication or exposure to traumatic events, EMDR therapy uses a series of eye movements and other techniques to help individuals process their experiences in a safe and controlled environment.
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Katrina Verdon, Psy. D. is a clinical psychologist with over 16 years of experience helping people. Dr. Verdon is from the Northeast and received her undergraduate degree from Temple University. After relocating to south Florida in 2006 she received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University.
Dr. Verdon takes a strength-based approach specializing in addiction, anxiety, relationships, and life transitions. Dr. Verdon has worked in various inpatient treatment programs for mental health and dependency. Dr. Verdon is well versed in cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness techniques and psychological evaluations including IQ testing.
Dr. Verdon knows how hard it can be to ask for help! Her goal is to help people regain hope, improve mental health and gain new skills so that you can live the life you want to live.