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    EMDR is a therapy used to help people recover from distressing events, and the problems they may have caused, like flashbacks, upsetting thoughts or images, depression or anxiety.

EMDR - Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing

Overcoming the effects of trauma

EMDR, is a unique, form of therapy treatment that helps people recover from problems triggered by traumatic events in their lives. It stops difficult memories causing so much distress by helping the brain to reprocess them properly.

EMDR is best known for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and it can also help with a range of mental health conditions.


Frances Lindon

I trained and worked as an NHS psychiatrist in the North West for 25 years. I now work independently as an EMDR practitioner treating fee paying adults over the age of 18 years.

I am accredited in my work by EMDR Europe and can be found on the therapists list of the EMDR Association UK

My work is supervised by an accredited EMDR Consultant .

Dr Elizabeth Frances Lindon

What is EMDR?

EMDR is a therapy used to help people recover from distressing events and the problems they have caused, like flashbacks, upsetting thoughts or images, depression or anxiety.

EMDR is recognised by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Why EMDR. Therapy ?

Because it is an evidence based therapy which focuses on the roots of psychological trauma to resolve it s impact.

How does EMDR work ?

EMDR enables the reconsolidation of trauma memory networks in the brain putting the past in the past.

What causes psychological trauma ?

The experience of chronic or single overwhelming threat associated with a frustrated flight ,fight or freeze response.

What is psychological trauma ?

The experience of mental distress in the form of flashbacks, nightmares, anxiety, mood swings, dissociation and avoidance.

Hand Drawn example of what EMDR is by Charlie

Client Reviews

  • "12 sessions didn't seem like enough to battle the debilitating symptoms of the trauma I experienced working in ICU during the pandemic. And yet, I feel like myself again, loving my job and thriving in a way I never thought possible. Frances taught me so much about how my mind and body process trauma, and I feel prepared for dealing with whatever the future holds in my career and personal life. I cannot thank you enough!"

  • "Since my sessions with Dr Lindon, people close to me have commented that I'm much calmer and much more settled in myself and am now able to handle mistakes and failure and accept them as part of the learning process."

  • "With Dr Lindon's help and guidance, I was able to develop strategies that have since helped me deal with stressful situations that I would have previously struggled with and to help me with negative beliefs, thoughts and feelings I've held about myself for several years."

  • "Without the wonderful support of Dr Lindon, I think it very doubtful that I would be back participating in and enjoying life. I am very grateful for all the support that was offered."

  • Callum says "I have found EMDR therapy to be life-changing, I was initially sceptical of the process but I cannot argue against the results which have been immensely positive for me. I found Frances to be very empathetic and felt listened to throughout the process. This is, without doubt, the best thing I have ever done and my only regret is not doing it sooner."

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