800 Cross Pointe Road, Suite 800D, Gahanna, Ohio, 43230

EDMR Specialty

EMDR Therapy for Trauma

At Cook Counseling and Consulting, we are committed to providing comprehensive and effective therapy services to support our clients’ journey toward healing and well-being. As part of our dedication to offering evidence-based treatments, we specialize in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.

What is EMDR Therapy?

What is EMDR Therapy?

EMDR therapy is an evidence-based treatment approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective in treating trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, and a range of other mental health concerns. Developed by Francine Shapiro in the late 1980s, EMDR therapy integrates cognitive therapy, exposure therapy, and bilateral stimulation to help individuals process distressing memories and experiences.

How Does EMDR Therapy Work?

During EMDR therapy sessions, clients work closely with our skilled and compassionate therapists to identify and process traumatic memories and negative beliefs that contribute to emotional distress. Through a structured eight-phase approach, clients engage in bilateral stimulation techniques such as eye movements, hand taps, or auditory tones while simultaneously focusing on distressing memories or sensations.

The bilateral stimulation used in EMDR therapy helps to facilitate the brain’s natural healing processes, enabling clients to reprocess traumatic memories and integrate adaptive beliefs and emotions. This process promotes desensitization to past trauma and empowers clients to experience a greater sense of resolution, empowerment, and emotional well-being.

Who Can Benefit from EMDR Therapy?

EMDR therapy is highly effective for individuals who have experienced various forms of trauma, including childhood abuse, accidents, natural disasters, combat, and interpersonal violence. It is also beneficial for individuals struggling with PTSD, anxiety disorders, depression, phobias, and other mental health conditions.

Why Choose Us for EMDR Therapy?

At Cook Counseling and Consulting, our therapists are trained and certified in EMDR therapy and are dedicated to providing compassionate and individualized care to each client. We understand the importance of creating a safe and supportive therapeutic environment where clients feel empowered to explore and process their experiences at their own pace.

Our therapists integrate EMDR therapy with other evidence-based approaches to address each client’s unique needs and goals. We prioritize collaboration, transparency, and client-centered care to ensure that everyone feels heard, understood, and respected throughout their therapeutic journey.

Get Started Today

If you or a loved one are struggling with trauma, PTSD, or other mental health concerns, EMDR therapy may be an effective treatment option for you. Contact us today to schedule a consultation or learn more about our EMDR therapy services. Together, we can journey toward healing, resilience, and emotional well-being.

Thank you for considering Cook Counseling and Consulting for your therapy needs. We look forward to supporting you on your path to healing and transformation.