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Latest Information on Issues Affecting First Responders

Ben Vernon from San Diego City Fire department sharing his inspirational experience with EMDR after being stabbed by a patient he was treating ...
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How Does “EMDR” Therapy Help First Responders with PTSD?

HOW DOES “EMDR” THERAPY HELP FIRST RESPONDERS WITH PTSD? Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a type of psychotherapy that is used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). People suffering from PTSD find it difficult to process thoughts, negative memories, or upsetting feelings that are related to the trauma ...
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Recommended Mental Health Providers

Recommended Culturally Competent Mental Health Providers This directory consists of licensed mental health professionals who have specialized in providing clinical assistance to individuals suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Injuries, and who are also available to be utilized directly by all normal self-referral process. These therapists have been vetted through Cal Fire ...
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What is EMDR?

What is EMDR? Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy treatment that was originally designed to treat post traumatic stress disorder. After successful treatment with EMDR, affective distress is relieved, negative beliefs are reformulated, and physiological arousal is reduced. During EMDR the client talks about what is bothering ...
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