Processing Hidden Trauma to Accelerate Healing




The Mind Body Healing Center offers a whole person approach for the treatment of depression and anxiety. In addition to individual therapy, functional medicine, meditation techniques and acupuncture, they provide Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Research has shown that unprocessed emotions are stored physically within the body as cellular memory.

      NET uses a methodology of finding and removing neurological imbalances related to the physiology of unresolved emotional stress. Traditional Chinese Medicine teaches that our bodies hold onto an emotional response and store different emotions in different parts of the body known as meridians. Utilizing NET, we can process stored trauma so that it is no longer creating a physiological trigger by creating a pulse correction to the corresponding meridian that holds the emotion.

      EMDR is another very effective technique in alleviating the distress associated with traumatic memories. The brain’s information processing system has a natural ability to process trauma, but  this system can be blocked by unprocessed traumatic feelings. The EMDR clinician uses a protocol which includes eye movements or other bilateral stimulation. The patient then begins to process the memory and any disturbing feelings, similar to what might occur during rapid eye movement during sleep, and then is asked to reframe what has occurred so that the meaning of painful events is transformed.

For more information, call Christina Samycia, Psy.D., at 312-285-5287 or visit MindBodyHealingChicago.com.  

 

 

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