Who can benefit from EMDR?
EMDR addresses the psychological and physical symptoms stemming from adverse life experiences. EMDR is not just for trauma; it is also utilized for performance enhancement.
Why an intensive instead of a normal 50-minute psychotherapy session?
EMDR intensives allow the opportunity to progress through your symptoms in a more succinct and focused way without the interruption of a 50-minute session. An intensive format may decrease overall treatment time because of time not spent on: a) checking in at the beginning of each session, b) addressing current crises and concerns, c) focusing on stabilizing and coping skills that the client won’t need after healing, or d) assisting the client in regaining composure at the end of the session.
If I’m already a weekly client, can I participate in an EMDR intensive?
Yes. EMDR intensives for current clients are available in modified formats and pricing.
If I already have a primary therapist, can I do an EMDR intensive as adjunct therapy?
Yes. Perhaps you have a felt sense that something profound has yet to change, but you’re not quite sure how to shift all the way into a new experience of yourself with your current therapist. Maybe you now cognitively understand new things, yet your body is still confused, so you’re curious about how adjunct EMDR intensive therapy can help. We will identify what format is best for you during your initial consultation.
What can I expect to accomplish in a half-day intensive?
A half-day intensive offers a multitude of resources and can help to either increase performance and confidence, or significantly decrease the devastating effects of single event trauma (e.g. negative cognitions, disturbing emotions, and body sensations). While significant healing can occur in one half-day intensive, Complex PTSD deserves more treatment than one half-day intensive. Many of my clients experiencing Complex PTSD may continue to work on their trauma histories through monthly, bi-monthly, or quarterly half-day intensives.
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Working Intensively 2-3 hours of client-centered treatment consisting of EMDR resourcing and reprocessing with Kristina either via Telehealth. $260/hour
What can I expect to accomplish in a 3-day weekday or weekend intensive?
Participating in a 3-day (weekday or weekend) EMDR intensive may create impactful change more efficiently than just weekly, 50-minute sessions, or even one half-day intensive. We will identify what format is best for you during your initial consultation.
Can my insurance help pay for this program?
Currently, insurance is not available for these services.
Are sliding scale rates available?
Yes. I offer a sliding scale program for clients who wish to work with me on targeted treatment goals and are not able to pay my full fee. Please note the sliding scale program has four remaining openings for the summer of 2023.
Fees are based on your needs and program design and are communicated ahead of time in accordance with the No Surprises Act. Typically intensive EMDR rates are around $230/hour.