EMDR Therapy

EMDR Therapy is a powerful therapy approach that supports people to heal from the pain of the past.

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)

 EMDR May be effective to support healing from:






Impacts of Difficult Childhoods




Sexual Trauma


Recovering from Domestic Violence


Compulsive Sexual Behaviours


Recovering from Infidelity


Attachment Wounds


Psychological aspects of pain


Feeling anxious or depressed


Many Any other difficulties and challenges


Ella is one of only a few fully accredited EMDR therapists in Cairns.

Counselling is an effective step towards wellbeing. It helps to talk, but sometimes, despite all the talking and doing the ‘right’ things – nothing changes. This is where Transformative Trauma Therapies like EMDR Therapy come in.

Eye Movement, Desensitisation and Reprocessing is a method of helping people integrate the past. We process what happened, the bodily sensations and emotions, as well as negative beliefs about oneself that formed at the time and have not been updated. It is not necessary to share all the details, or even remember; if the memory can be activated in the present- EMDR therapy can be used to process it.

For more information about Attachment and Internal Family Systems informed EMDR (Ella’s therapeutic approach) have a look at this blog.

Ellas is accredited with EMDR Australia, and is working towards becoming an EMDR consultant (able to provide supervision to other EMDR therapists).

See Ella’s profile here www.emdra.org

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$180 (60 minute session)

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What does a sex therapist do

Sexologists study, research, and work within specialist areas in the field including sexual development over the lifespan (child, adolescent and ageing sexuality), sexual relationships, sexual behaviour and activity, sexual identity and orientation, and also with groups (cultures, people with disability, adolescents, sex in older age). The study of sexual function is also part of the broad umbrella term sexology, and may include, sexual dysfunctions like anorgasmia, erectile dysfunction, vaginismus, and sexual pain, among others. (From Society of Australian Sexologist Website).

Ella is an accredited Clinical Sexologist and mentor for other therapists with the Society of Australian Sexologists. She provides sex therapy counselling through talk therapy and coaching related to all aspects of sexual wellbeing.

What is a sex therapist

A sex therapist is a counsellor or therapist that specialises in helping people with any aspect of sexual function, sexual identify, sexual relationships or issues with intimacy and sex.

When to see a relationship therapist

It’s never too late to seek help for your relationship or marriage. There are tools to learn and new ways of thinking that can help all couples to improve their connection and to enhance their relationship and level of intimacy. Some couples wait to attend sex therapy counselling until they have been in the same patterns for many, many years. It is always better come when there is still some level of love and appreciation, so the early the better to ensure your relationship thrives.  

Can sex THERAPY COUNSELLING help my marriage

It’s hard to talk about sex. Some people feel embarrassed, others say that issues have gone on for so long that talking about them now feels really difficult. Sex therapy counselling can provide support and encouragement to take a new approach to issues that haven’t been working. Many couples overcome issues such as not having sex for a long time, painful sex, affairs, sexual dysfunction and find that with the help of a sex therapist they can have a healthy and satisfying sex life once again.  

what does a clinical sexologist do

A clinical sexologist provides talk therapy to support individuals and couples to improve or overcome issues related to sex, sexuality and sexual functioning.

what is a clinical sexologist

A clinical sexologist is a highly trained and qualified therapist that specialises in supporting individuals and couples with issues, problems and concerns related to any aspect of sex, sexuality and sexual functioning.

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