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Alexandra Dobbs
Sophrologist and Hypnotherapist
Alexandra Dobbs
Sophrologist and Hypnotherapist

RITMO®

When to consider RITMO®?

Francine Shapiro is an American psychologist. In 1987, as she was on a walk, she noticed her eyes moving rapidly from side to side, while at the same time disturbing thoughts in her head became less intrusive. That's how she got started to devise the form of therapy known as Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR).  EMDR, which involves making rapid eye movements to stimulate the brain, assists people in processing traumatic memories The method was successfully tested with Vietnam veterans and was later imported to France by David Servan-Schreiber.

Traumatized individuals are highly anxious and permanently re-live the traumatic event (flash images, nightmares, intrusive images ...), and often avoid certain situations, activities, thoughts, feelings related to the trauma, have a hard time to concentrate or controlling their emotions, have sleeping disorders, ... all this a long time after the traumatic event or emotional shock took place.

RITMO® (Retraitement de l'Information Traumatique par les Mouvements Oculaires)*, developed by Lili Ruggieri is a combination of hypnosis and EMDR; this technique efficiently and quickly relieves people suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome in a long-lasting manner.

It is based on bi-lateral visual, audio and kinaesthesic stimulation ((tapping on knees, hands...), while the client dives into his memory.

This process activates the area of the brain in charge of "digesting" the traumatic event by separating it from the emotion. The perception of the event changes and is integrated: the event is put behind and no longer invades the present.

RITMO® is a technique for short-term therapies. In most cases, only a few sessions are needed, and sometimes one session is enough.

* Traumatic information reprocessing through eye movement

 

I use RITMO® combined with Hypnosis and Sophrology depending on your need.

 

* I do not take on people with psychotic disorders (schizophrenia, paranoia, manic depression  or bi-polar disorder) 

IMPORTANT: RITMO® is a technique which never replaces a medical treatment

Alexandra Dobbs
Vincennes and Boulogne

My practice in Vincennes

5 rue Robert Giraudineau
94300 Vincennes

My practice in Boulogne

10 sq du Pont de Sèvres
92100 Boulogne

From Monday to Saturday from 8h to 20h

Latest client feedback

"A gentle and concrete approach"

By A2line

Mrs. Dobbs proved to be very gentle and a very good listener all the way through. She took time during the first appointment to define with me my expectations in order to guide the sessions in the right direction, and to collect my feelings at each new session. This made it possible to target and work on the right topics for me. I also appreciated the fact of having concrete tools to practice sophrology exercises at home and thus be able to prolong the benefits. She also used Hypnosis at times which was also a first for me, like an "icing on the cake" and a nice surprise thank you!

"Very nice initiation at the Western Library of Vincennes"

By Delphine and Denise

Thank you Alexandra Dobbs for this introduction to sophrology at the Western Library of Vincennes! All the participants greatly appreciated the discovery of this practice. Relaxation is guaranteed!

"Now my daughter goes to sleep on her own!"

By Delphine

My daughter had problems falling asleep on her own and she used to wake up at night for years. She immediately felt at ease and felt confident to talk during the sessions. After only two sessions the result were there: quieter nights and general reassurance. The whole family enjoys it! :)

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