EMDR

EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITIZATION AND REPROCESSING (EMDR)
EMDR is an integrative psychotherapy approach which provides rapid relief through reprocessing of information and negatively held beliefs about the self. It is used for a variety of treatment issues including trauma, phobias, anxiety, depression, performance enhancement, emotional regulation, dissociative disorders, and sexual/physical abuse and neglect histories. EMDR has been found effective by the American Psychiatric Association, The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the Department of Defense, and the Israeli National Council for Mental Health. For more
information, go to www.emdr.com or www.emdria.com.

MINDFULNESS and YOGA
Sara Jamison is a strong proponent of practicing mindfulness meditation, based upon Jon Kabat-Zinn’s work on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. She also recommends that her clients practice some form of yoga. Both mindfulness and yoga are well-researched practices for development of mental clarity, relaxation, integrative capacity, and emotional regulation. Sara teaches mindfulness and basic yoga breathing and breath work to her patients.

IMAGERY
Imagery is a useful adjunct to psychotherapy to facilitate self-esteem and reduce habitual behaviors such as cigarette smoking, nail biting, and overeating. It is also enhances ability to calm oneself, relax and promote desired outcomes.

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