EMDR Effectiveness for PTSD, Depression and Anxiety

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychological therapy developed by Francis Shapiro in the 1980s. The theory behind EMDR is that unprocessed memories from traumatic events cause mental health disorders, most notably post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Since its inception, EMDR has evolved to address other psychological conditions, such as depression, anxiety, and addiction.…

Dealing with Pet Loss

Losing a pet can be devastating. Pets become part of our family. Once lost, we feel a void and loss. Even though a pet’s death isn’t honored and dealt with like a human death, the grief is still palpable and real. In this article for PetMasters, I write about dealing with pet loss and pet…

Neurofeedback for ADHD

Symptoms of ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood condition that impairs functioning in school, home and in the community. Individuals with ADHD live with consistent problems in inattention and/or hyperactivity. People with ADHD have trouble focusing their attention in a directed and productive manner during certain activities. Symptoms include hyperactivity, inattention,…