The DeTUR model for Desensitizing Triggers and Urges addresses addictions and dysfunctional/unwanted behaviors. Successful results have been found across the spectrum of addictions and unwanted behaviors such as:
With the DeTUR model, we begin with comprehensive goal setting and treatment planning. Using eye movements and a mix of eclectic techniques, we will help you to reprocess the way your brain creates urges and triggers. This reprocessing occurs out of a conscious level of awareness. (Read more about EMDR).
I often see clients surprisingly report that at the end of the day they had not engaged in the negative behavior, or had - but not as often- , or had noticed urges to engage and could not set them aside. What is even more awesome is, at times, they actually reported an aversion when they thought about partaking in the unwanted behavior such as smoking, drinking coffee, or biting their nails.
I have seen this work really well for clients in the past few weeks to decrease urges related to sexual addiction, smoking, alcohol abuse, and afternoon chocolate cravings. Feel free to email or give me a call if you would like more information on this new treatment.
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Our Amazing Team