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EMDR Therapy

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, and it is a form of therapy used to treat individuals who have experienced trauma or distressing events. During EMDR therapy, the therapist helps the individual process their traumatic memories by using bilateral stimulation, such as eye movements, hand tapping, or auditory tones.


The theory behind EMDR is that traumatic memories can become stuck in the brain in a fragmented form, leading to symptoms such as flashbacks, anxiety, and nightmares. By engaging in bilateral stimulation while recalling the traumatic event, the individual is able to reprocess the memory in a more adaptive way, allowing them to move past the trauma and reduce their symptoms.


EMDR has been shown to be effective in treating a variety of mental health conditions, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, and phobias. It is a structured therapy that typically involves multiple sessions, with the ultimate goal of helping the individual process their trauma and develop healthier coping mechanisms.

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Breckenridge Location:

Phone: 218.643.9330

Fax: 218.641.1001

Address: 115 5th St N

Breckenridge, MN 56520​

Fargo South Location:

Phone: 701.532.1353 option 1

Fax: 701.532.1505

Address: 3369 39th St S Suite 2 Fargo, ND 58104

Fargo West Location:

Phone: 701.532.1353 option 2

Fax: 701.532.1505

Address: 4955 17th Ave S #122 Fargo, ND 58103

Grand Forks Location:

Phone: 701.792.7001

Fax: 701.792.7002

Address: 2303 S. Washington St

Grand Forks, ND 58201

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