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How Learning About EMDR Treatment Can Help You To Help Others

Being a professional mental health therapist, you will appreciate more than anyone just how debilitating and life-changing psychological trauma can be. Indeed, patients suffering with conditions like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be so adversely affected that their lives can effectively fall to pieces; therefore it is only natural you will want to do all you can to help.

Learning about EMDR treatment can help you to do this.

About EMDR
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) is one of the most revolutionary developments within the field of mental trauma treatment of the last 35 years. The basic premise of EMDR is that the intensity of feelings associated with a particularly distressing or upsetting memory can be reduced (or sometimes even eliminated altogether) by using specific eye movements. When carried out by a suitably qualified therapist, EMDR treatment can adjust and/or restore the way a patient’s brain functions, thereby enabling them to eventually address and override their mental trauma issues. Most patients who undertake successful EMDR treatment end up being able to recall their memories without experiencing the same degree of psychological distress they did before treatment began.

So now you’re most probably thinking: ‘this all sounds great: but how do I as a mental health professional learn how to treat mental trauma with EMDR?’

Well, the fact that this type of psychological treatment is highly specialised means that you will need to learn EMDR from fully qualified professionals who are experts in their field. Indeed, you must learn (and sometimes re-learn) everything from the theoretical basics of mental trauma to the practical elements of administering treatment so well that you will be able to adapt your current skill set with relative ease once you are finished.

Fortunately, we here at EMDR Works can help you to achieve this.

Learning from Experts
As one of the country’s leading EMDR training providers, we here at EMDR Works are perfectly positioned to provide you with everything you need to know about this most exciting and extraordinary of treatments. We are very proud of the work we do and take great strides to ensure the EMDR training courses we deliver are of the very highest standards. These courses last for seven days and are made up of workshops which effortlessly combine theory and practical work with video-based learning resources. The workshops cover four distinct areas: the theory of EMDR (how it can aid mental trauma); the practical applications of EMDR, (where you have the opportunity to practice what you learn); analysis (where you have the chance to work on your own material); and finally, accreditation and supervision.

After you have completed your training and demonstrated your aptitude for EMDR, you will be presented with an EMDR Europe certificate of completion.

So, if you’re keen to learn more about a truly revolutionary mental trauma treatment that really can help you to help others, look no further than us here at EMDR Works.