Breaking Down EMDR Therapy

Sharing her expertise on the podcast this week is our guest Brandi Schmitt. Brandi is a Heart and Solutions therapist in Waterloo providing EMDR Therapy, and today, she shares what EMDR actually means and what it looks like in practice.

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You Need a Counselor is a podcast designed for people curious about counseling, but who have barriers keeping them from experiencing the benefits of counseling.  Our mission is to share stories about counseling good, bad, indifferent, and spread the message that everyone can benefit from mental health and behavioral health counseling services.

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Brandi Schmitt is an EMDR-trained Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), in our Waterloo office. Brandi takes a strengths-based, culturally-sensitive approach to counseling. While she prefers to work collaboratively to tailor therapy to meet each client’s unique needs, Brandi tends to enjoy treatment modalities such as Emotion Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems, and EMDR. As an LMHC, Brandi’s diverse interest areas include: survivors of trauma/sexual abuse, grief and loss, personality disorders, low self-esteem, attachment issues, depression, and anxiety. Brandi enjoys empowering clients to rediscover their own unique strengths and resources as a means to promote healing.