The stress of a traumatic or otherwise negative event may affect if a person can stay in their window of tolerance. A narrowed window of tolerance may cause people to perceive danger more readily and react to real and imagined threats with either a fight/flight response or a freeze response. It can also determine how EMDR therapy is tolerated. We must …
EMDR is one of the most impactful methods of psychotherapy. A key goal of EMDR is to desensitize disturbance. In EMDR, a low level of disturbance resembles a quiet body. While we may have feelings about what happened, we have new clarity and a clear mind. More information on what EMDR is can found on this worksheet.
Trauma Education I The event’s magnitude does not define traumatic memory but how the body is processing and storing the memory. Compared to memories without trauma, traumatic memories are unprocessed, fragmented within the brain, and disable us from talking about the trauma and remaining calm in our body.