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SapleMyrup

821d

Anyone have experience with EMDR therapy?

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    • BanderSnail

      780d

      For me it was too intense and my therapist wanted to move too quickly with it. Not sure if I would try it again in the future, but maybe.

    • BanderSnail

      780d

      For me it was too intense and my therapist wanted to move too quickly with it. Not sure if I would try it again in the future, but maybe.

    • Valkyrie

      815d

      It’s super difficult, especially at first, but so worth it. I ugly-cried for the first two sessions, but now my flashbacks and trauma-related psychosis are mostly gone.

    • SapleMyrup

      815d

      Thank you all for responding. this was very insightful ❤️

    • BeatriceWood

      815d

      It’s rough. I don’t do it every week, but when I do, I know I’m done for the day. I need to rest and take care of my body.

    • Isopod

      820d

      it was really hard to start for me because i had buried my trauma so deeply, but when things actually started happening it got INTENSE. there was a period while i was doing EMDR that every emotion felt like poking at an open wound, but as we worked through it, the phase passed and now i can think about that trauma without completely shutting down, which is a huge step!! TLDR; overall, was pretty good for me. some of it sucked, but it led to the results i needed and wanted.

    • cuttlefish

      820d

      I started EMDR with my last therapist and it was helpful for me. But I was dissociating too much so we didn't continue. From the small amount that I did it was quite helpful for me although it can be pretty intense and is definitely not for everybody.

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