EMDR INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP THERAPY BASED ON TRAUMA TREATMENT WITH THE USE OF THE BILATERAL STIMULATION DEVICE OF THE BRAIN HEMISPHERES, WHICH USES THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY EYESCAN DELUXE.

Elena de los Ángeles is psychologist trained and accredited in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), therapeutic technique endorsed by the World Health Organization, and member number 1456 of the EMDR Association Spain.

She constantly undertakes the training provided by this Association to keep to date with the latest content of this therapeutic field based on both national and international scientific experimentation. In Spain it is only possible to obtain this training, if you have previously obtained an academic training as a psychologist or doctor. 

EMDR is an approach focused on the patient, allowing the therapist to stimulate the healing mechanisms inherent in each individual through alternating brain stimulation and desensitization; and reprocessing of trauma.

This therapy activates a system of cerebral information-processing. The EMDR model takes into account the physiological components of the emotional difficulties.

The EMDR method focuses directly on these physical sensations along with the negative beliefs and emotional states associated to the symptoms that concern the patient.

ONLINE & FACE-TO-FACE THERAPY

Duration: 1hour • Price:  90,00€ first session/ 70,00€ successive sessions

Face-to-face or SKYPE therapy (in this case payments will be by PayPal or transferred to bank account before each visit.

GROUP EMDR SESSION

Duration: 1hour • Price: it will depend on group/context

It was initially conceived for interventions in critical situations, enabling to apply a specific protocol in group to reduce traumatic symptomatology and achieve the optimization of the resources.

EMDR EXTREME EXPERIENCES

Duration: flexible • Price: it will depend on the characteristics of the session

Specific protocols to treat THOSE PATIENTS AFFECTED BY EXTREME SITUATIONS (diagnosis, emergencies, bad news, accidents at work, etc.). INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP (family, PARTICIPANTS).

TREATMENT OF EMOTIONAL DEPENDENCE

Duration: 1hour • Price: 90,00€ first session / 70,00€ successive sessions

The therapeutic approach (EMDR) of intervention in patterns of pathological features. Individuals consider to be creating healthy relationships, which become little by little painful.

TREATMENT OF SELF-HARM AND SUICIDE

Duration: 1hour • Price: 90,00€ first session / 70,00€ successive sessions

The purpose of this therapeutic intervention with EMDR is the stabilization and treatment of self-destruction and self-harm behaviors and suicide by means of specific protocols.

TREATMENT OF OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder)

Duration: 1hour • Price: 90,00€ first session / 70,00€ successive sessions

Through the adaptation of EMDR standard protocol, patients affected by an Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) will be effectively treated in order to recover their healthy life.

MILESTONES AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF EMDR

  • Thanks to the efficiency of EMDR approach, it has been used in conflict areas and major humanitarian disasters to help affected people. For these cases, there is a specific program called EMDR-HAP (Humanitarian Assistance Program).
  • EMDR has been recognized as effective approach for PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) by the APA (American Psychological Association).
  • EMDR is placed in category «A» as «highly recommended» for the treatment of trauma by the Department of Veteran Affairs and the United States Department of Defense.
  • The Health Department of the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, the Netherlands and France has declared EMDR as the method of choice (together with the cognitive-behavioral therapy- CBT) for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) (London) declares EMDR (and CBT) as treatments of choice with empirical support for PTSD in adults. 
  • SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), cite EMDR as a practice based on the evidence for the treatment of PTSD, anxiety and depression.
  • WHO (World Health Organization) recognizes the global impact of EMDR and states «individual or group cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) as well as EMDR or stress management must be considered for adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • In addition, EMDR has shown efficiency and fastness for the treatment of mourning, phobias, anxiety disorders, OCT, eating disorders, somatoform disorders (fibromyalgia, headache), addictions and childhood and adolescent disorders (adoptions, behavioral disorders, hyperactivity, deaths, etc.).

PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PREVENTIVE REPORTS

Duration: to be defined • Price: variable

By using standardized tools expert evidence is issued for assessments in the following areas:

– Prevention of occupational risks. Evaluation of psychosocial risk exposure at the workplace.

– Custody proceedings:

  • Family violence
  • Sexual assault
  • Disability
  • Traumatic impact

VOCATIONAL APTITUDE TESTS

Duration: to be defined • Price: variable

Using standardized tools, we carry out a test of the individual aptitudes of the person.

The purpose is to get additional information that enables to create the design of the academic and educational development.

It is a way to know those issues the person feel more comfortable with and to compare them with those things the patients would like to do.

This knowledge could facilitate the choice considering different options according to the individual aptitudes and the educational or professional offer to make sure we are choosing the best option.

It also allows us to strengthen other aspects which may be initially more deficient.