Are you suffering with PTSD?

Most survivors of trauma will have symptoms such as nightmares and flashbacks that fade over time, but others develop PTSD as these symptoms persist or worsen.
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Jeanette Dreyer

Jeanette Dreyer is passionate about helping her clients to identify the root their personal negative subconscious programming and guiding them to change it through hypnotherapy, EMDR and now through BWRT®

M.Ed. (Psyc) Pretoria, B.Ed. (Psyc) Pretoria, B.A. (Unisa), D.S.O.R.O. (Unisa), H.P.O.D. (Wellington), Medical Hypno-Analysis (S.A.S.C.H.), E.M.D.R. (Education Unlimited), Certified Imago Therapist, (Imago Relationships International), Sandplay Therapist (Martin Kalf), BrainWorking Recursive Therapy® (Essex Institute)

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Are you suffering with PTSD?

Most survivors of trauma will have symptoms such as nightmares and flashbacks that fade over time, but others develop PTSD as these symptoms persist or worsen.

PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can occur following a life-threatening event such as an attempted murder or armed robbery or a physical assault.

Most survivors of trauma will have symptoms such as nightmares and flashbacks that fade over time, but others develop PTSD as these symptoms persist or worsen.

 

Symptoms of trauma can begin immediately after a traumatic event, but PTSD is only diagnosed when some of the following symptoms have persisted for more than 30 days:

  • Experiencing flashbacks
  • Repeatedly having a sense of reliving the experience
  • Nightmares & interrupted sleep
  • Intense physical / emotional distress when reminded of the event
  • Avoiding thoughts, conversations, activities or places that remind you of the experience
  • A sense of tension, anxiety, irritability, hyperactivity
  • Hypervigilance
  • Easily startled
  • Fear & loss of the sense of safety
  • Outbursts of aggression or rage
  • Problems in concentrating, reading, writing, speaking, short attention span
  • Sense of being stuck
  • Problems with making decisions
  • Inability to recall parts of or all of a traumatic event
  • Numbing & diminished interest in significant events
  • Dulled feelings. Restricted range of emotions
  • Detached from other people
  • Problems with relationships or attachment
  • Lack of sexual interest
  • Absence of fantasy / no sense of future
  • Feelings of guilt / shame

Can Post Traumatic Stress Disorder be Treated?

Yes! Eureka Centre provides EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing) Treatment.

It is a new & exciting method assisting people with a variety of psychological problems. More than 20 scientifically controlled studies of EMDR have proven its effectiveness in the treatment of traumatic & other disturbing life experiences. It is capable of a rapid desensitization of traumatic memories and a removal of symptoms, e.g. flashbacks and nightmares.

Getting help for Trauma

At Eureka Centre we have a very experienced and gifted Clinical hypnotherapist & EMDR specialist, Jeanette Dreyer, who achieves excellent results.

If you are struggling to move on after an armed robbery or physical assault, EMDR is an effective therapy to help you process the trauma & move past it.

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At Eureka, we have many satisfied clients. However, we cannot guarantee the results in any case. Your results may vary & every situation is different.

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Testimonials

We at Eureka Centre have many satisfied clients. Below are some of their inspiring stories:

EMDR for a Traumatic Event

My husband, my daughter and I were very traumatised after a recent armed robbery. We went for two EMDR sessions each at Eureka Centre. Our lives are back to normal. We can sleep peacefully at night and the anxiety is gone!

– Eureka Centre Client

It is like a miracle

My 16 year old daughter experienced a traumatic event which happened 2 years earlier at school and after keeping it to herself for so long began to have serious panic attacks at school. The result was she left her school and withdrew from normal life totally, feeling depressed and suicidal at times. Thank God we then discovered The Eureka Centre.

After quite intense therapy with Jeanette using EMDR and hypnotherapy, I can report that she has returned back to normal schooling and is totally positive about life again – it is like a miracle!

I don’t know how we would have overcome this long dark episode in our lives had it not been for Jeanette at The Eureka Centre. We can’t thank you enough!

– Eureka Centre Client

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