09 June 2023

How EMDR can help those dealing with grief

As an online psychiatrist, I have had the privilege of helping many individuals like John overcome the challenges in their lives through a combination of EMDR therapy and online EMDR courses. John, a busy corporate executive, was facing an extremely difficult time in his life after the sudden loss of his spouse. The trauma of this loss was compounded by the stress and depression that he was feeling.

However, through his participation in an online EMDR course and therapy, John was able to find the support and guidance he needed to process his grief and begin to move forward in a positive way. The combination of EMDR therapy and the online course allowed John to focus on his specific needs and goals, and tailor his learning to enhance his treatment.

With the convenience and flexibility of online therapy, John was able to access support from the comfort of his own home at a time that worked best for him. This made it easier for him to actively participate in his therapy and incorporate the techniques and tools he learned in the online course into his sessions. The supplementary education that he received through the online course allowed him to gain a deeper understanding of EMDR therapy and how it could help him.

Through his hard work and dedication, John was able to successfully manage his depression and stress, and regain his confidence. He is now in a much better place and is able to move forward with a renewed sense of hope and purpose.

This is just one of the many examples of how EMDR therapy and online courses can be a powerful combination in helping individuals overcome the challenges in their lives. If you or someone you know is struggling with trauma, depression, or stress, I encourage you to reach out and schedule a session. I am here to help and support you every step of the way.

Michiel Bosman MD


The goal of this vignette is to illustrate the potential benefits of EMDR therapy and to show how it can help individuals overcome a wide range of challenges, both in the treatment setting and in their private or work life. The client's background and experience with EMDR are not a representation of any real person, but rather an imaginative composite of various experiences I have had with clients over the years.


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