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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a proven treatment that helps people reduce or even eliminate the distress caused by traumatic memories. It is based on brain science for how memories are stored in the brain and body. Through EMDR, you can create new associations with traumatic memories to lessen the impact those memories have on your life.

During this treatment, you remain safe and in-charge as a licensed therapist guides you through recalling and re-associating your traumatic memories. Through eye movement or tapping, a therapist helps you lessen the emotional impact of stuck memories.

EMDR is primarily used to treat trauma and PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), though some therapists may use it to treat conditions such as:

  • Fears and phobias
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Unhealthy relationship patterns
  • Panic attacks
  • Grief

Wherever you are located in Connecticut from Bridgeport to West Haven or even New Britain, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

The Benefits of EMDR

EMDR is an evidence-based, proven therapy with several benefits, including:

  • Reduction in symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, or depression
  • Cultivating a sense of resolution, or getting unstuck and moving on
  • Reducing fear
  • Processing events and feelings that have been hard to discuss

EMDR May Be the Right Fit For You

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is one of many types of therapy. Though EMDR is known to be effective for PTSD, it is starting to become more widely used for treating other mental health issues. It is best to talk to a licensed therapist to see if it could work for you.

If you aren’t sure what type of therapy is right for you, you can learn more about your options in our guide: What type of therapy is right for me?

Mental Health Match can help you find an experienced EMDR therapist in your area. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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John Armando
Together, we will:

start by putting the puzzle together that explains how things got the way the are for you. We'll identify the efforts you made to live your best life, but that ultimately may have fallen short. And then we'll patch together a plan that can work.


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Together, we will:

start by putting the puzzle together that explains how things got the way the are for you. We'll identify the efforts you made to live your best life, but that ultimately may have fallen short. And then we'll patch together a plan that can work.

Something to know about my approach is:

that I don't see you as broken and needing to be fixed, and I don't judge. I see you and I as the same: humans struggling to find meaning, and trying to be effective in what matters most deeply to us. We'll work together to help you get unstuck.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Anxiety
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Couples Therapy
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress Management
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John Armando remote and phone therapy in California, Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas
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Marielle Daddona
Together, we will:

Work to understand how your past experiences have brought you to the present moment. We identify goals you want to reach and I will support you in working to meet these goals. We will work as a team through this process.


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Together, we will:

Work to understand how your past experiences have brought you to the present moment. We identify goals you want to reach and I will support you in working to meet these goals. We will work as a team through this process.

Something to know about my approach is:

My style is flexible as I understand the importance of meeting each person where they are in the present moment. For some clients I serve more as an active listener and for others I focus more on teaching specific evidenced based techniques.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Borderline Personality
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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Marielle Daddona remote and phone therapy in Connecticut
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Dana Carretta-Stein
Together, we will:

Together, we will stop recurring nightmares and flashbacks, change your behaviors and stop anxiety from controlling your life.


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Together, we will:

Together, we will stop recurring nightmares and flashbacks, change your behaviors and stop anxiety from controlling your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is holistic, meaning I look at the whole picture of you as a person, not just on your symptoms and what’s “wrong” with you. Most symptoms we experience can be traced back to stressful life experiences. Healing is possible.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Betrayal Trauma
  • Birth trauma
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Complex Trauma
  • Medical Trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Trauma Related Disorders
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Dana Carretta-Stein remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, New York
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Lillyana Morales
Together, we will:

identify and build upon your strengths, developing tools to manage your thoughts and feelings so you can fully live your life.


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Together, we will:

identify and build upon your strengths, developing tools to manage your thoughts and feelings so you can fully live your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work from an integrative approach, which means our work together is tailored specifically for your situation and needs. I incorporate CBT, DBT, mindfulness and forward facing trauma treatment models

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Birth trauma
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Graduate Students
  • Infertility
  • Life Transitions
  • Perinatal
  • Postpartum
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Trauma Related Disorders
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Adults
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Lillyana Morales remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, Florida, New York
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Christy Shutok
Together, we will:

Overcome anxiety, depression, and past trauma. My goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life. I am passionate about utilizing the researched based approach EMDR in my work.


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Picture of Christy Shutok, therapist in Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
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Together, we will:

Overcome anxiety, depression, and past trauma. My goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life. I am passionate about utilizing the researched based approach EMDR in my work.

Something to know about my approach is:

I take a person centered approach and treat each client as a unique individual, tailoring treatment to fit your needs. You will learn concrete tools and skills you can use in your daily life outside of session. I find a sense of humor helpful, too.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma
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Christy Shutok remote and phone therapy in Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, West Virginia