Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. While this isn’t my first time in therapy in my life, it is the first time I’ve directly addressed early trauma and the impact its had on my life.
It’s also the first time I’ve had any hope I can be free of the weight of it.I didn’t even realize how much of the trauma I was still carrying around.
I walked into my first therapy session knowing that I was recovering from a severe bout of depression. Between dealing with depression and a recent heartbreak, I was sure there would be plenty to unpack, but my therapist wanted to go deeper — back to the place where all the difficult feelings I was experiencing had originated.I am a former therapist, but I was never trained in EMDR.Read more on positivelypositive.com