Counselling &Therapy in
Dudley, West Midlands
Tel : 07927 303711
ALEX PROUDFOOT ADipCBT/REBT
Helping you regain mental ease in finding your direction
and internationally via Skype
Alex Proudfoot -
Eye Movement Integration Therapy (EMI)
"I was having flashbacks and trouble sleeping after an accident leading to breaking my leg in two places. After a single session with Alex my sleeping is back to normal and I haven't had any flashbacks. This is testament to her skill, kindness, calm healing energy and the effectiveness of EMI therapy. I can thoroughly recommend Alex to anyone dealing with similar issues.”
Do you experience flashbacks from a troubling event in your life where it is as if the experience is happening right now, or in the immediate past? You may find some release from using this method. I'm sure you have heard of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing). EMI is a similar but more holistic treatment form for working with trauma, from mild to severe trauma. I have personal experience with both treatment forms and prefer EMI; I find it more effective and comprehensive.
How does EMI work?
EMI works with eye movements which help the brain and the body to process "frozen" trauma. For me it is as if the memory is stored in the muscles. It is described as a Neuro-
What can be treated with EMI?
EMI helps with "mild" trauma (e.g. phobias and less serious accidents etc) known as Type 1 trauma as well as more severe trauma which often causes PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) to develop. This includes repeated neglect, warfare experiences and sexual abuse etc -
Participants I have worked with reported on the day very impressive results with Type 1 trauma. Some only needed 1 or 2 sessions to resolve their issue. I use EMI as part of ongoing therapy with some of my clients and I noticed that clients with Type 2 trauma who were stuck seemed to move again in their processing and became able to dis-
I am able to offer lower cost therapy for those on reduced income -
My work is supervised and I have insurance and am a student member of BACP.
Availability for sessions: Monday or Friday all day, or Saturday mornings.
If you would like to book an initial session then please get in touch>>