What’s intriguing about EMDR is both how well it works and how it activates some natural processes in the brain that helps you to integrate past memories.”
~Bessel A. van der Kolk
Dr. Natalucci uses Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy daily in her practice.
Consistent progress is made with clients overtime. She has been an EMDR certified therapist since 2015 an EMDR consultant since 2018, and has developed ADHD applications for EMDR, which she presented as a keynote speaker in Osaka, Japan
Changing the memories that form the way we see ourselves also changes the way we view others. Therefore, our relationships, job performance, what we are willing to do or are able to resist all move in a positive direction.
- Dr. Francine Shapiro -
What is EMDR Therapy?
According to the EMDR Institute, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) 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.
“Carla Natalucci-Hall, Psy.D. is a talented, caring clinician. In my work with her, I have been very impressed by her wealth of knowledge and her willingness to explore new therapeutic options to best serve the client. Her creativity is especially apparent in her work with children with A.D.H.D. and A.D.D. Her knowledge of mindfulness is especially beneficial in these turbulent times. In addition she is a skilled EMDR practitioner with whom I had the honor of training.”
Lynne O’Donnell, L.C.S.W
President, Queens Chapter of NYSSCSW
EMDR Certified Therapist
“Dr. Carla Natalucci has innovative, comprehensive & empathetic treatments.”
Dr. Stan Hertz