Retreat Style Therapy
Do you feel stuck in your anxiety, but don't have time for weekly therapy sessions. ? Does anxiety get in the way of you doing the things you wish you could do? Does it get in the way of your work presentation, social situations, or maybe even grocery trips? This may be the therapy for you. EMDR is different than other therapies I have done in the past. To find out more about it click here. In this style of EMDR, we meet for a 6-8 hour day to work through your anxiety as much as we can to help you meet your goal. This allows people with difficult schedules to get the therapy they need.
What is retreat style EMDR?
For some it is difficult to carve out an hour of therapy a week. Retreat style therapy always you to do the work in a 6-8 hour day. We will work with several different styles of EMDR in order to work through the things that become barriers to your goals. Retreat Style therapy is available on select Sundays and Mondays.
What is the benefit of this?
One can knock out a large chunk of therapy all at once, meaning you can feel better faster. You also don't have to close and reopen memories at the beginning and end of sessions which allows more time for processing.
What are the drawbacks?
The only drawback I see in doing this is that insurance will not pay for it after the first hour. This means the rest of the session will be charged at the intensive rate which is 120$ an hour ( this is slightly less than my regular hourly rate).
Why do you call it Retreat Style?
Some people call this style of scheduling intensive EMDR. I do not prefer this because it makes some feel like they have to have many things to work on to benefit from it. This is not the case this format can be beneficial to people with all levels of concerns
Can I decide to do this at any point in therapy?
Absolutely! If at any point in therapy you would like to schedule an intensive just let me know and we can schedule a time.
This sounds great, what next ?
Send me an email and we will schedule an intake session. After the intake session if we both feel it will be a good fit we will schedule the day that would be best for us. At the end of each day we will discuss preference for further services.