3 Things To Do To Prepare for Virtual EMDR Therapy

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The Basics of Online EMDR Therapy Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) uses Therapist directed lateral eye movements to ease stressful, traumatic memories.   If you’re considering EMDR therapy, it’s important to know that online EMDR therapy is as effective as in-person therapy. Since the pandemic, many therapists who did not offer virtual EMDR therapy have started with great success....[ read more ]

Virtual EMDR: What is it and how does it work?

A woman smiles as she types on her laptop in the sun. This could represent one of the many calm places to start virtual EMDR in Florida. Contact a virtual EMDR therapist in Florida today!

By: Yashira Oropeza-Diaz, Psy.D, MSCP, LMHC, CTMH Licensed Psychologist What is Online EMDR? To understand how Remote/Online EMDR works, first, we need to understand the basics of EMDR. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy is an evidence-based integrative approach. EMDR works to help you process information that has been "unprocessed" in your brain. The way your brain takes information and...[ read more ]

What is EMDR Therapy Used For?

A man sits as he struggles with something on his mind. He appears lost in thought as he recalls a traumatic event. We offer EMDR trauma therapy in St. Petersburg, FL. Contact an online EMDR therapist for support in Tampa, FL, and throughout the state.

Wondering if Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is right for you? You’ve come to the right place. A relatively new type of therapy, EMDR therapy is generally used to treat trauma and relieve psychological stress, as well as PTSD. How Does EMDR Therapy Work? EMDR therapy allows the patient to recall trauma-triggering memories in small doses. At the...[ read more ]

3 Signs You Need PTSD Treatment

After some time has passed following a traumatic event, it is natural to assume your mind and body have healed. But, unfortunately, the reality can be much different. Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can show themselves months, even years after the event itself.  Our bodies and minds have a way of trying to protect ourselves by pushing traumatic events deep...[ read more ]

Relationship with Self: Understanding Self-Compassion

When getting to know and understand my patients, I always ask the following: When life becomes stressful and difficult, do you tend to ignore your emotional pain, or do you stop to care for and nurture your pain? Most of my patients admit to ignoring their emotional pain, or the thoughts and feelings that are uncomfortable and distressing. For many...[ read more ]

Meet Dr. Adam Miller

Dr. Adam Miller

What inspired you to pursue a career as a therapist? I guess the most honest answer is that I was a sensitive young man early in life! Growing up in my generation, it seemed that boys were caught in the middle of being taught to be open to their emotions, while simultaneously being taught to disconnect from those emotions. As...[ read more ]

Mental Health And Your Teen

Teen mental health is an important component of raising your teen. Since 2001, the the number of young people that die by suicide has been on the rise, increasing each year. As more and more teens struggle with depression and anxiety, it’s more important than ever that we, as parents, are aware of their struggle, and that we know what...[ read more ]


No stage of parenting is easy. Every age has it’s challenges, not the least of which are the teen years. Unlike the sleepless nights of infancy and the tantrums of toddlerhood, you no longer have a cute, smiling, chubby cheeked face to look upon in between outbursts. Instead, your sweet, snuggly child has been replaced with a surly faced, eye...[ read more ]

Talking To Your Kids About Covid

The world was drastically changed back in March of this year. And, as the months go by, it is becoming more and more clear that Covid-19 is here to stay, at least for the foreseeable future. This month saw many kids returning to school, whether it be in person, online, or a hybrid of both. And just like that, children...[ read more ]


The last few months have been unprecedented. All over the world, the emergence of Covid-19 has brought about changes that we never could have anticipated, leaving everyone reeling in ways we couldn't have imagined.  One of these changes was the shutting down of schools worldwide. Suddenly, the routine of millions of children was disrupted overnight, with parents scrambling to understand...[ read more ]

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