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Specialized Therapies


Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy

EMDR is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences. Repeated studies show that by using EMDR therapy people can experience the benefits of psychotherapy that once took years to make a difference. It is widely assumed that severe emotional pain requires a long time to heal.  EMDR therapy shows that the mind can in fact heal from psychological trauma much as the body recovers from physical trauma.  When you cut your hand, your body works to close the wound. 


If a foreign object or repeated injury irritates the wound, it festers and causes pain.  Once the block is removed, healing resumes.  EMDR therapy demonstrates that a similar sequence of events occurs with mental processes.  The brain’s information processing system naturally moves toward mental health.  If the system is blocked or imbalanced by the impact of a disturbing event, the emotional wound festers and can cause intense suffering.  Once the block is removed, healing resumes.  Using the detailed protocols and procedures learned in EMDR therapy training sessions, clinicians help clients activate their natural healing processes. (source:


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Testing, Empathy, Agenda Setting, Methods Therapy

CBT TEAM makes Inner Peace Counseling of Utah unique as only a handful of therapists in the state are trained or certified to provide this highly effective specialized treatment method that emphasizes effective rapid change and relief through proven approaches. 


Together we will assess the symptoms, develop empathy, set goals, identify methods for achieving those goals, and work towards lasting healing and satisfaction.​

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