Brian Winkler, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist
 Lic. #PSY16843 


16615 Lark Ave.
Suite 203
Los Gatos CA 95032


(650) 306-8188

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Healing Beyond Words: Discover the Power of EMDR Therapy for Trauma and PTSD Treatment 

Trauma has a profound impact on the mind, body, and soul. Whether stemming from a single harrowing event or prolonged exposure to adversity, its effects can linger, casting a shadow of anxiety and fear on every aspect of life. It is often difficult to resolve trauma through talk therapy alone because understanding something doesn’t necessarily change it.

The Science Behind EMDR: At the heart of EMDR lies the theory that the brain has an innate capacity to heal itself. Through a series of structured protocols, therapists facilitate bilateral stimulation – typically through alternating eye movements, taps, or sounds – to unlock the trauma’s grip on the psyche. This catalyzes a mechanism in the brain and nervous system that helps process traumatic memories so that they are no longer disturbing. 

Your Journey to Healing: The EMDR journey begins with a comprehensive evaluation, followed by the cultivation of inner strengths and resilience. Emotional safety is always the highest priority, and we will explore together which issues/memories you feel ready to process. Then, in a safe and conscious state, you’ll embark on targeted sessions, progressively processing through specific painful memories. As you progress, the pain of the past fades and is replaced by a newfound sense of empowerment, freedom, and self-assurance. We will then work with this new found freedom and integrate it into all aspects of your life.

A Personalized Path: One size does not fit all in the realm of trauma therapy, because everyone is different. EMDR recognizes and honors the uniqueness of each individual’s journey, tailoring treatment plans to suit your specific needs and goals. Whether addressing past traumas, present triggers, or future concerns, EMDR empowers clients to reclaim their agency and rewrite their narrative.

Why Choose EMDR: With over 30 years of experience, I’ve witnessed the remarkable efficacy of EMDR in addressing a myriad of trauma-related challenges, often much faster and more effective than other forms of therapy. Whether it’s childhood wounds, grief, trauma-based addictions, complex PTSD, or just feeling stuck and overwhelmed in your life, EMDR has proven instrumental in fostering healing and growth. I offer in person sessions at my Los Gatos office or via online in the comfort of your home or office anywhere in California. Both in person and online have proven to be highly effective.

Don’t let trauma dictate your life’s narrative:  Embrace the power of EMDR therapy and embark on a journey of profound healing and freedom. Together, we’ll rewrite the script of your past, paving the way for a future filled with resilience, joy, and boundless possibilities.

For more information about EMDR visit the EMDRIA website at


Offering EMDR therapy in Los Gatos and also the following communities:, Campbell, Saratoga, San Jose, Cupertino, Santa Clara, San Francisco, Mountain View, Santa Cruz

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