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Virtual EMDR Therapy??? Anyone had this?

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 My VA Therapist used this treatment on me on my last session and said we will start it next week?

Any one use the Virtual  EMDR Therapy to help with PTSD? Anxiety, Depression, Guilt? ect,,,ect,,,,

Virtual EMDR is online therapy based on Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

 What was your reaction to it?..Did It help you?

She took her finger/hand and waved it across back and forth in front of me as I watch her hand with my eyes  never moving my head   she did this for about a minute or two( seems like longer) we did this 4 times

each time she stopped  she ask me just what was I thinking at the end  and ask me on a scale from 1 -10 my anxiety level???

I am confused as to what to say?  this is all new to me  my answer was '' I am sorry but I a confused or I really do not understand this? she said what was you thinking when I stopped my hand  and what was your anxiety level...I was confused  but told the truth my anxiety level was high.

Not sure just how this helps?  I will ask her that next session.

But if any of you have used this therapy method did it help you ?(explain) please

Thanks

Buck

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Thanks Shrek  I'll sure try.

I heard from other vets we may not get over all the things that happen but learn the tools to cope.

This Therapist is pretty good she goes at my pace  so-to speak  we did some very hard stuff earlier  back last summer  if I can do that  I can do this.

I seem to click pretty good with this therapist.

I just needed to know the reason for this type therapy.

Thanks a Million Shrek and everyone!!!

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I think you guys = Shrekthetank1 , GB Army, Vetquest, Vync, Dustoff11, Richard1954, (  (Geekysquid?...AWOL ? )  do a great job here...We all appreciate your help here on Hadit.

you guys do an OUTSTANDING JOB HELPING OUT.

KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK.

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