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therapy

Different therapy methods are being used like short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy, client-centered therapy, ACT, EMDR, solution focused therapy, and yoga therapy. Below a couple of these therapy methods will be further explained.

EMDR

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

EMDR is an evidence-based treatment method that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences. More recently EMDR is proven to be an evidence-based treatment for more than just trauma, for example for treating negative self-perception caused by early childhood experiences. 

For more information go to www.emdr.com

EMDR

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

EMDR  is an evidence-based treatment method that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences. More recently EMDR is proven to be an evidence-based treatment for more than just trauma, for example for treating negative self-perception caused by early childhood experiences. 

For more information go to www.emdr.com

ACT

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a type of psychotherapy that is tied in complete psychological flexibility and adjustment. The name itself suggests that there are two essential counterparts of ACT:Acceptance – of miseries, failures, and ailments. Commitment – to changing for the better and following the right chain of actions.The principal goal of ACT is to optimize our inner potential. It teaches the necessary psychological skills that can help us overcome our painful thoughts and emotions, and also lets us gain meaningful insight into what truly matters to us. ACT is goal-oriented, solution-focused, and follows a systematic step-by-step approach in helping clients reach their target in life.

mindfulness

Mindfulness is one of the elements of ACT therapy. Mindfulness is a state of being in which you actively allow everything you think, feel and experience. Mindfulness will help you to get out of your head. It doesn’t teach you to think only positive thoughts or to change your thoughts. It teaches you how to connect with your thoughts, emotions and bodily sensations. To be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. 

mindfulness

Mindfulness is one of the elements of ACT therapy. Mindfulness is a state of being in which you actively allow everything you think, feel and experience. Mindfulness will help you to get out of your head. It doesn’t teach you to think only positive thoughts or to change your thoughts. It teaches you how to connect with your thoughts, emotions and bodily sensations. To be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. 

Yoga Therapy

Yoga Therapy is a type of therapy that uses yoga postures, breathing exercises, meditation, and guided visualization to improve mental, emotional and physical health. The holistic focus of yoga therapy encourages the integration of mind, body, and spirit. Yoga Therapy is an inclusive and accessible way for people to improve their health and wellbeing, facilitated by a combination of medical knowledge, adapted yoga practices and philosophy, and a compassionate focus on the individual. Yoga Therapy adapts to the individual and therefore, no-one is left behind or unable to benefit. When you are in pain or out of balance, yoga postures can help you to feel what’s going on inside. The postures help you to open up instead of closing down into a cramp. That way you can find your own strength again. You can share your experiences in the moment, however you don’t need to talk a lot. The focus is on the experience.

Yoga therapy supports people in taking responsibility for their own health by creating awareness of the choices they make, how they take up space, how they treat themselves (self-care).

Yoga therapy is trauma-sensitive and offers a compassionate and gentle doorway into easing emotional suffering and lack of agency.

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