What is EMDR Therapy and How Does It Work?

September 30, 2019By The Calli Institute

The mind has a natural ability to heal just as the body does. Most of the time the body routinely processes and manages new information without our awareness. When trauma is experienced, either by an overwhelming event, maybe a car accident or by being repeatedly subjected to distress, our bodies undergo certain physical responses. These … Read More

Another School Trauma

April 10, 2014By Cathy Malmon, LMFT, LICSW

How is that another school trauma becomes a surreal part of our awareness? A school in Pittsburgh, of which I am familiar when I lived there was the scene of another senseless crime scene today. More adolescent teens will have to bear the brunt of witnessing their classmates get hurt, more crisis counselors will be … Read More

EMDR Training

November 18, 2013By Cathy Malmon, LMFT, LICSW

I have  long wanted to add another set of skills.  The past few months, I have been taking training through the Midwest Center for EMDR and Training. The skills have been invaluable but they have also taught me a valuable lesson about the brain’s capacity to heal. Just as the body seems to know what it … Read More