Samantha Spillman, LPC met EMDR training requirements through EMDR Consulting and is a current professional member of the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA).
EMDR therapy is an extensively researched, effective psychotherapy method proven to help people recover from trauma and other distressing life experiences, including PTSD, anxiety, depression, and panic disorders.
EMDR therapy does not require talking in detail about the distressing issue or
completing homework between sessions. EMDR therapy, rather than focusing on changing the emotions, thoughts, or behaviors resulting from the distressing issue, allows the brain to resume its natural healing process.
EMDR therapy is designed to resolve unprocessed traumatic memories in the brain. For
many clients, EMDR therapy can be completed in fewer sessions than other
EMDR therapy helps children and adults of all ages. Techniques can be adapted to comfortably and effectively meet the needs of most clients.
Therapists use EMDR therapy to address a wide range of challenges: