The Catalyst Center is a group of psychologists and therapists who offer cutting-edge mental health and wellness treatment in Denver, CO. Our services include Collaborative Therapeutic Assessment, Talk Therapy, Couple and Family Therapy, Parent Coaching, Trauma Recovery with EMDR, and Brain Training with Neurofeedback.
EMDR can help you to resolve painful memories from the past; after these memories are resolved you get to feel calm and safe again and no longer "stirred up" when reminded of difficulties in your past. EMDR can also help you reduce stress, increase confidence, and feel more positively about yourself and your future.
Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an evidence-based practice that has been shown through over 25 years of research to effectively decrease or eliminate the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Anxiety, and Depression.
Research has show that EMDR can be a rapid and effective treatment.
EMDR was originally developed to treat the effects of trauma. It is also commonly reported to be helpful with: Achieving Peak Performance in Sports, Public Speaking, and Academics Improving Self-Esteem and Reducing Stress Decreasing Performance Anxiety Reducing Panic Letting go of Negative Beliefs about Yourself, the World, and Others Reducing or Resolving Emotional Issues Related to Painful Memories. Stress, Mood, or Anxiety
A bibliography of the extensive 25+ years of research about the benefits of EMDR can be found at the EMDR International Association's website: www.emdria.org
What Is Trauma? Traumatic events can include things from a person's childhood such as abuse or an event from adulthood such as a violent encounter, a medical experience such as traumatic birth, or military combat.
What Does Trauma Treatment Look Like? Having a safe and unbiased environment to be able to emotionally process the trauma is critical. Our trauma specialists make sure that a person feels safe, comfortable and in control before we even touch on traumatic experiences. There are a number of different ways to emotionally process traumatic events including cognitive and emotional reprocessing and EMDR...
EMDR is a fast-acting therapeutic process through which people are able to reprocess negative thoughts, feelings, or experiences. It is one of the most researched therapies and has been in existence for over 25 years. Initially, EMDR was used for those who had experienced trauma or had Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Now, though the dedicated research of therapists, we know that EMDR is useful in many other aspects of healing.
The Catalyst Center has opportunities to receive therapy at a reduced rate by working with one of our advanced graduate students. These students are among the top in their training program and in many cases have been trained to perform specialty services such as EMDR. Learn more about how to access quality services at an affordable price.
View the linked video in this post to learn about the profound benefits EMDR can have for people struggling with traumatic experiences. You will hear the powerful stories of healing, recovery, and growth that can come through EMDR. The Catalyst Center recognizes the value this treatment can have for so many people and want to continue spreading the word that there is hope for healing!
""I am so thankful that I found EMDR, it has truly changed my life and helped me to heal in a way I didn't know I could." - Busy mom of 2 takes time to share her perspective with us. She had experienced the benefits of EMDR and shares her gratitude for how it has helped change her life and her parenting.