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Well Beings Counselling Provides Hope, Healing and Support in a Warm, Approachable Way. Our team of Registered Psychotherapists in Ottawa, ON have specialties in different therapies to accommodate everyone. Our offices provides therapy and assessment services for adolescents, teens, adults, seniors, and couples.

Overcome Trauma With EMDR therapy...Experienced Trauma/PTSD Care

We are certified EMDR Therapists in Ottawa, helping you to find your voice and take control over your emotional well-being.

When distress from a problematic event remains, the disturbing images, feelings, and emotions may create feelings of being back in that moment or being “frozen in time.”

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is an alternative to traditional talk therapy that can provide rapid relief from stress and anxiety caused by overexertion, traumatic experiences, or disturbing life events.

For many clients, EMDR therapy can be completed in fewer sessions than other

What is EMDR?

EMDR does two things first it “unlocks” the negative memories and emotions, and second, it helps the brain to successfully process the experience. The theory is what occurs in REM stage of sleep is what occurs in EMDR . The successful outcomes engages the individual’s own self-healing system.

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If you live in Ottawa and you think EMDR could help you, call or e-mail Well Beings Counselling to book an appointment or a free consultation at 604-305-0104 or info@wellbeingscounselling.ca.

Is EMDR Therapy Right for Me?

According to the EMDR International Association, EMDR can be used to address the following conditions:

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Frequently Asked Questions

EMDR focuses on the brain's ability to constantly learn, taking past experiences, and updating them with present information. 

Adaptive learning is constantly updating memory network systems. 

Past emotionally-charged experiences often interfere with your updating process.

EMDR breaks through that interference and helps you let go of the past and update your experiences to a healthier present perspective. 

EMDR uses a set of procedures to organize your negative and positive feelings, emotions, and thoughts, and 

No. During EMDR processing, you are present and fully in control. 

Yes, you may. Emotions and sensations may come up during processing; although, you will be prepared and your therapist will help you safely manage them. Once they are processed, they rarely come back!

EMDR, as with all treatment approaches, will help you accomplish your treatment goals.

The length of time it takes is dependent on the complexity of your problems. 

Frequently, EMDR is only one of several treatment approaches that will be used to help you reach your treatment goals. 

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EMDR Therapy and How It Works

EMDR therapy has helped millions of people to treat PTSD, depression, psychological stress, and anxiety. EMDR is an extensively studied form of mental health therapy.