Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR Therapy)
Get the help and support you need from an EMDR Psychologist in Brisbane
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an interactive psychotherapy technique. It’s used to treat people suffering from anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and other conditions. It is considered especially effective for people dealing with traumatic events and struggles to talk about their experiences. While EMDR isn’t as widely known or practiced as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), it’s effectiveness at treating PTSD has endeared it to the mental health community. At North Brisbane Psychology, we now offer EMDR therapy for depression, PTSD and other conditions at our Brisbane northside clinic.
How effective is EMDR therapy?
Most studies conducted on the effectiveness of EMDR therapy relate to PTSD, with the majority of these studies showing that EMDR therapy sessions are highly effective for treating PTSD. Moreover, EMDR is a recommended treatment for PTSD in the World Health Organization’s ‘Guidelines for the Management of Conditions Specifically Related to Stress’. Australia’s Department of Veterans’ Affairs recommends EMDR therapy as a suitable treatment of PTSD for members of the Australian Defence Force.
What can EMDR therapy help with?
EMDR therapy can assist with PTSD, anxiety, depression and more.
Our team practising EMDR psychology in Brisbane most commonly use this therapy to treat PTSD in both the short and long-term. It has also been used to great effect for a variety of other conditions, including:
- Anxiety and panic attacks
- Eating disorders
Our caring and highly-qualified psychologists offer EMDR therapy sessions for PTSD, depression, anxiety and other conditions. EMDR at Brisbane Centre for Psychology is conducted in a peaceful and welcoming environment that serves as a ‘safe space’ for our clients to share their traumatic memories and life experiences.
If you’re interested in EMDR therapy at our Brisbane northside clinic or you’d like to learn more about the EMDR therapies, costs and plans that we offer, contact Brisbane Centre for Psychology.