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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

Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, 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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Kate Regnier
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Like my clients, you deserve to fall asleep, finish a project, or run to the store without being plagued by your thoughts. Getting through the day without a panic attack is not out of your reach. We'll use EMDR to help you get out of the past!


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Like my clients, you deserve to fall asleep, finish a project, or run to the store without being plagued by your thoughts. Getting through the day without a panic attack is not out of your reach. We'll use EMDR to help you get out of the past!

Something to know about my approach is:

When my clients come to see me, they fear they will never be present again, being ravaged by a distressing memory. They worry that having no control over their body and thoughts is the new normal. I provide a safe environment to help heal from this.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Trauma-Related Disorders
  • Traumatic Loss
  • Vicarious Trauma
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Together we will find a way through challenges.

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My goal is to learn as much about you as possible so that together we can find and devise ways to meet your goals. I also like to laugh with my clients. We are able to humanize our interactions by seeing the good and the challenges faced.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abusive Relationships
  • Adult Children of Immigrants
  • Assisted Reproduction
  • Codependency
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Discrimination
  • Dissatisfaction
  • Existential Issues
  • Expatriates
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Front Line Workers
  • Functional Anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Immigrants
  • Immigration Evaluations
  • Infertility
  • Mild Depression
  • Political Anxiety
  • Racial Trauma
  • Racism
  • Relationships
  • Religious Identity
  • Spiritually Transformative Experiences
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Workplace Issues
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We'll work to build a safe relationship in therapy so that you can experiment with new ways of handling difficult emotions, articulating boundaries, exploring vulnerability, understanding internal thought patterns and regulating body reactions.


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We'll work to build a safe relationship in therapy so that you can experiment with new ways of handling difficult emotions, articulating boundaries, exploring vulnerability, understanding internal thought patterns and regulating body reactions.

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I personalize my integrative approach, using Attachment-Focused EMDR, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Interpersonal Process as my primary approaches. I respect and incorporate many intersections of clients' identities and strengths.

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  • Caregivers
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • Mind-Body Connection
  • Therapist for Other Therapists
  • Trauma
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Dr. Desiree Howell
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Together we will explore how your feelings of overwhelm & perfectionism show up in your body. We will learn new regulation techniques and develop tools to increase your communication of needs and boundaries in your relationships and work.


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Together we will explore how your feelings of overwhelm & perfectionism show up in your body. We will learn new regulation techniques and develop tools to increase your communication of needs and boundaries in your relationships and work.

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I combine mind-body healing tools with practical strategies for navigating the overwhelming parts of life as an HSP. We'll create a tailored plan based on your needs that soothes your brain and creates new habits for you to enjoy the life you want.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Burnout
  • College Students
  • Empowering Women
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • Highly Sensitive People (HSPs)
  • Work-Life Balance
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Break through that feeling of being stuck. If you've been tirelessly analyzing your issues without seeing progress, we'll uncover pathways to move forward, ensuring you experience tangible and meaningful progress.


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Break through that feeling of being stuck. If you've been tirelessly analyzing your issues without seeing progress, we'll uncover pathways to move forward, ensuring you experience tangible and meaningful progress.

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With specialized training in a variety of approaches, I work to shape therapy to fit you and your unique needs. That may mean simply a space to share and exist without judgment, or that could mean more of a structured and directional approach.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Finding Meaning or Purpose
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma-Related Disorders
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JD Wright remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Da...