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Trauma Archives - Jodi Spencer, LPC

Category: Trauma


What is trauma?

What is trauma? Trauma is a word used by behavioral health professionals to refer to a disturbing or distressing event in a patient or client’s past.  It can be something that happened when you were a kid, or something that happened yesterday. Some counselors may even distinguish between “little” trauma and “big” trauma.  Little trauma…
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What is EMDR?

After years of doing my own therapy work, I was blown away at the effectiveness of EMDR techniques and have since attended certification courses and begun using it with my own clients. What is EMDR? EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing and is especially effective in treating trauma.  Trauma can rear it’s head in…
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