Self-Care with EMDR
RESOURCES FOR SELF-CARE
Please be sure you have practiced some of these tools to help you stay calm and grounded during and after processing.
Breath Work - this mp3 will guide your through 2 minutes of relaxation breathing. You can click the link to download.
Peaceful Beach Guided Imagery - this mp3 is a guided imagery beach relaxation
Peaceful Place Script - you can create your own guided imagery using this script from the EMDRIA website
This is in Word in case you want to complete on your computer...this will be helpful if you want to share with a therapist
This is the PDF version for printing and completing by hand.
This is the step-by-step script for self-care and will likely be very closely followed if you choose to find a therapist to assist you.
Below are links to each video in the series. You can also view them as a playlist on YouTube
This will open in a new window. Click on the three vertical dots in the bottom right corner and you will have the option to download.
Shorter sets. This is helpful if kids are practicing. Same instructions as above for downloading