There is an undeniable link between stress and physical symptoms, such as headaches, stomachaches, and the common cold. However, this relationship is amplified when there is a history of chronic stress and trauma. These historical events contribute to imbalances in the autonomic nervous system that underlie many chronic illness and pain conditions. Learn more and how EMDR therapy can help in this article by Arielle Schwartz, PhD from the Winter 2023 edition of Go With That magazine.
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Schwartz, A. (2023, March 1). EMDR and Somatic Psychology for Chronic Pain and Illness. Go With That magazine, 28 (1), 2-11.
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EMDR Therapy, Chronic Pain & Somatic Illness (Winter 2023), Go With That magazine
If you want to explore more content on how you can use EMDR therapy with other mental health conditions, please visit other issues of Go With That magazine.