Trauma Therapy for Adults

Opening Hours : Monday to Thursday 10:00am - 4:00pm
  Contact : (316)202-8549

FAQ for EMDR Intensive Therapy

How much does EMDR Full-Day Intensive Therapy cost?

  • Full-Day 7.5 hours – $1125 
  • Half-Day 3.5 hours – $562 
  • Extended Session 2-hours – $300

Pre-Screening Process

Once you have submitted a request for an appointment, you will receive a pre-screening questionnaire to complete to assist in determining candidacy for EMDR Intensive Therapy.  If you are located outside of the Wichita Metropolitan area, a referral from a therapist may be required prior to scheduling the EMDR Intensive Therapy session.

What does an EMDR Full-Day Intensive Therapy session look like? 

The session is scheduled on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is conducted in-person at the office located in Wichita, KS.  Part 1 and Part 2 may be split into two consecutive days.

    • Part 1 – Preparation (9:00 to 12:30 p.m.)
      • Obtain historical data of presenting issues.
      • Identify treatment goal(s).
      • Select target(s) for processing.
      • EMDR Resource Development
        • To create a sense of calm and safety during the processing portion of session.
      • Begin Intensive Processing if time allows
    • Break (12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
      • You may bring your lunch to enjoy at the office
    • Part 2 – Processing  (1:00 pm. to 4:30p.m.)
      • EMDR Intensive processing and desensitization of the identified target(s)
        • (2) – 1-1/2 hour EMDR processing
        • Determine additional therapeutic needs

What does an EMDR Half-Day Intensive Therapy look like? 

    • Intensive Processing  (9:00 pm. to 12:30p.m.)
      • EMDR Intensive processing and desensitization of the previously identified target(s)
        •  Up to 3 hours of intense processing
      • Determine additional therapeutic needs

What does an EMDR Extended Session look like?

    • Extended EMDR processing session
      • Scheduled in 2-hour increments on a weekly or bi-weekly basis
    • Available to clients who are currently being seen by Christina Granados

Does Insurance Cover EMDR Intensive?

Most insurance companies do not cover for sessions over the standard 60-minute session; therefore EMDR Intensive Therapy is considered an out-of-pocket expense.  Form of payments accepted are Health Service Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Visa, Mastercard, or Cash.

Do I need to make a deposit for EMDR Therapy? 

A 50% deposit is required to book your processing session and the balance will be due at the beginning of the Intensive Processing Session.

What if I already have a therapist?

Not a problem!  EMDR Intensive Therapy is also available as an adjunct to your current therapy.

What if I live out-of-state or out-of-town?

Again, not a problem! If you live out-of-state, you may also take advantage of EMDR Intensive Therapy.  Your Intensive can scheduled in one full day or two half days and take place at the office located in Wichita, KS.  There are several hotels and dining options located close to the office.

If you are coming from out-of-state, a referral from your current therapist may be requested.

What if I need to re-schedule?  

Due to the amount of time blocked for your session, a 72-hour notice is needed to re-schedule the session (one-time only)

Do you issue refunds if I decide to cancel my session?

You may cancel your session within 5 business days from the date of session and you will be refunded the amount previously paid minus a $150 administration fee. 

How many hours of treatment are recommended?

Although the amount of treatment hours needed will vary; for maximum benefits, the average amount treatment hours for EMDR Intensive Therapy may range from 7 to 20 hours.  Additional hours may be needed for more complex histories.

What happens after I finish EMDR Intensive Therapy ?

After you complete your Intensive Therapy sessions, you may either:

  • Continue with additional intensive therapy sessions (2+ hour sessions).
  • Drop down to the standard 55-minute EMDR therapy session -which is reimbursed by insurance.
  • Return to your therapist for individual therapy if additional support is needed.

Is EMDR Intensive Therapy right for me? 

EMDR Intensive Therapy may not be suitable for everyone. You may not be suitable if you have:

  • Active drug and/or alcohol addictions.
  • Psychiatric hospitalization within the last 12 months
  • Experiencing psychosis or dissociation

What’s next?

If you are interested in EMDR Intensive Therapy, you may submit a request for an appointment.

EMDR Intensive Request

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