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Emdr theripest chat please

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Emdr theripest chat please
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 10 months ago.
Hello
You are not in chat.
Your post sat in mental health unanswered, so I was alerted to it.

I use EMDR with my patients fairly extensively.
What is your question
Customer: replied 10 months ago.


hi dr.my problem briefly after ptsd and trauma happened in my house I develop ptsd then dissection.i took midctions I get out that.then I stop midcines where I get in problem again.after that I ask in my countrie to do emdr they refused,they told me we cant make emdr while there is dissection.then I traveld to another country and did 20 emdr sessions.once I get back to trauma place things get very very worse


I start having flashbacks always.all symtoms increase.i took midctions but useless.i cant get out dissection any more.i want to know what happened?

Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 10 months ago.
Sorry do you mean dissociation?

What do you mean by dissection?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.


yes dissociation

Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 10 months ago.
As a matter of fact, dissociation can be helped with EMDR as long as you are working also with a psychotherapist.

Does this answer your question?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.


no.i want to know why I cant get out dissociation any more.why I get negative effect with emdr?

Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 10 months ago.
You can have a negative effect if it brings up past trauma that the therapist is not able to integrate into therapy.

In this case EMDR is too much.

Other techniques with the psychotherapy such as hypnosis might be more appropriate in that case.

Use reply to let me know if you have further questions.
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Customer: replied 10 months ago.

ok what I can do now?to remove that?


 

Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 10 months ago.
You will have to have a good, trained psychotherapist, a PhD clinical psychologist, or a psychiatrist that does therapy. Usually these days it is a psychologist.

Use reply to let me know if you have further questions.
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Customer: replied 10 months ago.

but how suppose emdr to help me if it is make things worse?

Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 10 months ago.
It is not.
You are supposed to do other things now, not EMDR.
As I already explained.
Maybe EMDR later when you have had other techniques.

Use reply to let me know if you have further questions.
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Customer: replied 10 months ago.

do you mean doing hypnosis?

Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 10 months ago.
Let me explain it another way.
Techniques like hypnosis and EMDR are only part of psychotherapy.

So when one is not helping, the therapist should continue with therapy and use other techniques that are needed as assessed.

So, it might be hypnosis right now; it might be cognitive therapy, it might be cathartic therapy or psychoanalysis.
Depends on the therapists assessment of you, in person.

Use reply to let me know if you have further questions.
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