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PTSD and Trauma Treatment for Adults

If you have childhood trauma, complex trauma, sexual trauma, combat trauma, or any other types of psychological trauma, you know that it affects your mental health, relationships, functioning, and overall quality of life. Some of our dedicated and experienced therapists and psychologists specialize in providing evidence-based trauma therapy for adults. Etheridge Psychology provides a safe and supportive environment where you can begin your journey toward healing and reclaiming your life. PTSD and trauma are treatable, and with the right evidence-based therapy techniques, you can process or reprocess your trauma, reduce the symptoms and effects of trauma, and begin living a more peaceful and fulfilling life. Take the first step by contacting us today to schedule an appointment. Your well-being is our priority.

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The primary trauma therapy used by our clinicians is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). EMDR is a psychotherapy technique that is used to treat mental health conditions that arise from traumatic events in the past. EMDR therapy involves recalling a specific traumatic experience while following a side-to-side visual stimulus delivered by the therapist. This method aims to help individuals process and recover from past experiences that are affecting their mental health and wellbeing. EMDR therapy is best known for its role in treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but its use is expanding to include treatment of many other conditions. 

 

Compared to other therapy methods, EMDR is relatively new, but dozens of clinical trials since its development show this technique is effective and can help a person faster than many other  methods. Adolescents, teenagers, and adults of all ages can benefit from this treatment. 

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