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How Long Do EMDR Side Effects Last?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 30, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022EMDR, or eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, has become one of the most popular and effective tools for trauma therapy and addiction recovery. This simple, medication-free approach to trauma healing is…

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Can EMDR Trigger Seizures?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 20, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Finding the right therapeutic tools can be overwhelming. With therapies like eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, otherwise known as EMDR, it can be hard to know if this simple, medication-free approach…

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How to Support Someone Going Through EMDR

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 15, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Supporting loved ones during therapy isn’t always easy. Whether someone is struggling with stress, mood disorders, substance abuse, or trauma, knowing how to be there for someone can be difficult. One…

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Finding Anxiety Treatment Centers for Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 30, 2021Updated: August 13, 2021Anxiety is one of the most misunderstood disorders, affecting more than 40 million people each year. It is the most common mental illness in the United States and comes in many forms, each with its own path…

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What to Expect From EMDR Therapy: Benefits and Side Effects

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 1, 2021Updated: August 13, 2021In order to find out what to expect from EMDR therapy, it is important to know how it works. Therapists use this therapy to help patients with mental distress. It is commonly recommended for those who have…

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Are You a Candidate for EMDR Therapy?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 20, 2021Updated: July 14, 2021Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing or EMDR is a psychotherapy treatment for people trying to recover from the trauma associated with distressing life experiences. EMDR therapy has been effective in helping the mind recover from psychological trauma,…

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Medical Complications in Women from PTSD

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 16, 2021Updated: July 14, 2021The media often talks about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in returning combat veterans, which they portray as a group made up mostly of men. However, women can also develop PTSD, even if they haven’t served in the…

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Benefits of Working Through Past Traumas

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 5, 2021Updated: June 22, 2021One of the best methods of addressing one’s current situation is to revisit past traumas. Trauma is stored in both the body and the mind. How these physical and psychological ordeals combine to manifest themselves in a…

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Getting Treatment for PTSD and Substance Use

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 20, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021There are many reasons why a person might choose to use drugs or alcohol. People often turn to them for social occasions, pain relief, experimentation, rebellion, boredom, or self-medication. In any one of these situations, it can…

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Common Signs Women Are Experiencing PTSD

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 25, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021While trauma can happen to anyone, women may experience different types of trauma than men. Additionally, women who experience trauma have a greater chance than men of developing PTSD. Getting help for women showing signs of PTSD…