Why EMDR for Therapy?

With so many options for therapy, why EMDR?  Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy approach that incorporates protocols to help clients to reprocess emotionally activated memories into appropriate memory networks by connecting with adaptive information. A client presents with a trauma that is causing intrusive thoughts and disruptive emotions. The therapist will…

What is Medication Management?

IIAT Philosophy on Medications and Psychiatric Disorders Medication can play a pivotal role in helping address mental health concerns. Studies have shown that when appropriately prescribed and monitored, and when combined with therapy, medication can help significantly improve the outcome of many psychiatric and psychological conditions. IIAT now has a board certified psychiatrist in the…

What is Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples?

The foundation of Emotion-focused therapy is based on the work of Drs. Leslie Greenberg and Robert Elliot.   While their focus was looking at the emotions of the person, their therapeutic intervention was designed for individual or one-on-one therapy. Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples (EFTC) was born out of the 1980s work and research of Dr. Sue Johnson with Dr. Greenberg.   EFTC…