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EMDR Therapy for Trauma in Plymouth, MI

EMDR Therapy for Trauma


EMDR is an advanced, nontraditional type of psychotherapy and it's growing in popularity.

Here at Alex Dixon Therapy PLLC, we view clients lives and experiences through a holistic lense meaning we take into consideration all aspects of theirs lives, not just viewing clients through a diagnostic model. "Big T and "Little T"traumas: The emotional disturbance associated with varying degrees of traumatic experiences can lead to conditions such as PTSD, anxiety, and depression. Each experience should be taken seriously no matter the degree of the trauma

Big T trauma's may include...

-Car accidents

-Sexual assault

-Natural disasters

-Physical abuse

Little T trauma's may include...

-Recent break up

-Being bullied or harassed 

-Shamed by a parent

-Loss of a pet

Are you experiencing...

  • Intrusive distressing memories

  • Nightmares

  • Flashbacks (feeling like the memory is reoccurring right now)

  • Stressors or triggers that resemble aspects of the trauma

  • Panic attacks

  • Guilt and shame

  • Disassociation

  • Feelings of despair, sadness, or hopelessness 

In addition...

  • Feeling physiological and psychological reactions to triggers that symbolize the trauma​

  • Behaviors such as increased efforts to avoid memories, thoughts, or feelings. You may also find yourself avoiding people, places, or activities that resemble the trauma

  • Experiencing constant and intrustive distortions such as "I am bad", "I am not good enough", "I am a failure", "It's my fault"

  • You may also notice an increase in unhealthy behaviors such as substance use and impulsivity

Heal from trauma and be in control of you life...

Using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) combined with Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) we will help you understand how trauma impacts the brain and identify triggers specific to you.

These evidenced-based treatments will give you the effective tools you need to manage trauma symptoms and help you heal from distressing memories

There's no need to suffer. Reach out today to get the help you need to step into the life you deserve to live.

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