EMDR for Children and Teens
EMDR is an evidence-based approach that has been shown to be effective for treating trauma, emotional difficulties, and distressing life events that are difficult to understand, cope with, and that feel overwhelming. After an upsetting or overwhelming experience, the memory of what happened can stay stuck or unprocessed in the mind and body. EMDR helps to process distressing emotions, thoughts/beliefs, and body sensations, in order achieve healthier coping and wellbeing.
We have Registered Psychologists who have intensive and specialized training in EMDR protocols for children and teens. This approach involves integrating play, art, story telling and games into the EMDR process so that it matches children’s developmental level and collaboratively engages them in this step-by-step therapy model.