EMDR Therapy for Performers

You were made to shine.

I BELIEVE ARTISTS HEAL THE WORLD.

  • I get it. 

  •  All you ever wanted was to use your creative voice for good. You have something important to say, and you want to be able to say it in your own way.

  •   But lately something has changed…

  •   You know it’s “normal” to get some performance jitters, but you’re starting to notice it’s getting worse.

  •  Your inner critic is rearing its ugly little head, and worst of all, you’re starting to doubt if you still have “it.”

  •  You’ve tried deep breathing, positive affirmations, and telling yourself you’re “fine”.

Wouldn’t it feel better to…

  • Step into the spotlight with confidence.

  • Feel in control of your mind and body.

  • Make friends with your inner critic (or at least come to an understanding with him/her).

It’s time for a fresh approach. To get something different, you have to do something different.

You always have options.

Customized EMDR Intensive

You’ve waited long enough.

Sometimes the traditional model of weekly therapy sessions is unnecessarily limiting. Fortunately, EMDR therapy is not limited to the traditional format. Intensive EMDR can be as effective as weekly therapy – in a whole lot less time. Intensive EMDR therapy typically involves longer length sessions (2 – 3 hours) over a shorter period of days or weeks. Intensive EMDR therapy might be right for you if:

  • You want to change on a deeper level, and you’re not quite getting to the root of the issue with your current therapist. Maybe you are making good progress in most areas, but there’s this one thing that would be amazing to be able to finally deal with, so you’re curious about how Intensive EMDR therapy can help.

  • You’re busy! You’ve been thinking about going to weekly therapy for a while now, but the idea of having to take up time every week and plod through the issues makes you exhausted just thinking about it.

  • You don’t want to wait to feel better. You’re ready to deal with “it” – whatever “it” is – and you don’t want to spend months in the traditional weekly model before you can move on. You’re so over it already!

Your EMDR Intensive includes:

  • One pre-consultation interview to assess for candidacy, gain insight, and identify obstacles. We will also target unpleasant beliefs, body sensations, emotions, or images from which you are seeking relief.

  • Personalized treatment workbook, which allows you to work on your treatment goals before, during, and after our EMDR Intensive sessions.

  • A customized treatment program with targeted treatment goals. Sessions will be done virtually, typically for 2 to 3 hours each appointment.

  • One post-treatment interview to assess and support your adaption to positive changes from treatment.

Adjunct EMDR Therapy

You can get what you need.

We’ve all – therapists and clients alike – had the experience of feeling stuck or knowing there’s a block that we keep hitting over and over, no matter how hard we both work. It can be discouraging for both the client and the therapist. Sometimes an additional intervention can help shake things loose. Through Adjunct EMDR therapy, I collaborate with your primary therapist to help resolve the stuck point so that your work with them can move forward. Adjunct EMDR therapy does not replace or interrupt the primary therapy. Adjunct EMDR therapy is typically conducted on an Intensive basis or in a short series of weekly sessions in order to yield results as quickly as possible. Adjunct EMDR therapy might be right for you if:

  • You and your primary therapist are in agreement that there is a clearly-defined stuck point and that an added intervention could help to accelerate your progress

  • You and your primary therapist are interested in supplementing your current talk therapy with an innovative intervention

  • Your clinical needs are appropriate for a brief supplemental intervention or, for more complex needs, can be addressed in an Intensive format.

Your Adjunct EMDR Therapy includes:

  • One 60- to 90-minute assessment meeting to discuss your specific needs, identify target goals and begin preparation for relief from underlying symptoms.

  • A customized treatment program with targeted treatment goals, conducted on either an Intensive basis or limited number of sessions. Sessions will be done virtually, typically for 1.5 to 3 hours each appointment.

  • One post-treatment interview to assess and support your adaption to positive changes from treatment and facilitate your transition of learning into your primary therapy.

Ongoing EMDR Therapy

You can try something new.

Sometimes the more traditional format of regular, ongoing therapy feels more comfortable. I offer ongoing EMDR therapy in an updated format of longer sessions in order to give you the powerful benefits of EMDR at a slower pace. Ongoing EMDR therapy might be right for you if:

  • You want to change on a deeper level and you’re interested in a fresh approach that is different from talk therapy

  • You have the time and other resources for ongoing therapy

  • You are comfortable with a slower pace of change, and you can tolerate the emotions in between sessions each week while you live your life

Your Ongoing EMDR Therapy includes:

  • One 60- to 90-minute assessment meeting to discuss your specific needs, identify target goals and begin preparation for relief from underlying symptoms.

  • A customized treatment program conducted over time. Sessions will be done virtually, typically for 1.5 to 2 hours each appointment.

Not sure which option is right for you?

Schedule your free mini-session and

we’ll figure it out together!

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