9 Research Drive Suite 3 Amherst, MA 01002

About Amanda Roberts PHD

My specialty is in Behavioral Medicine working with the psychological fallout of medical illness. I have conducted research into the use of laughter and humor in the treatment of Cancer. I have used EMDR extensively for twenty years and also trained in the use of hypnosis. I maintain my private practice in Amherst.

Have you made numerous unsuccessful and discouraging calls looking for an EMDR clinician for individual therapy in the Pioneer Valley? The frequent answer you hear is,
"I am sorry, but my practice is full" or "I don't take your insurance"
I regularly get calls from prospective patients like you who cannot find the help they need.
Look no more! My EMDR groups may be a solution to your dilemma.

Announcing EMDR Group Therapy in Amherst

I am launching two, new EMDR groups. The first is for anyone who has experienced a single or series of traumatic/adverse events within the past few years. The second EMDR group is specifically for depression & anxiety.

The EMDR groups will meet at 447 West Street Amherst MA in the Amherst Office Park every Monday and Tuesday evening from 5:30 pm-7 pm beginning January 8, 2018 . Admission will be ongoing.

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Testimonials from EMDR Group Members

"What happened was terrible but I can now actually look at what happened to me as a "gift" and know that I can use this to help others"
-EMDR practitioner
"I don't know what you guys did but I can now sleep again and life feels normal again, thank you from the bottom of my heart"
-Terrorist survivor

Doctoral Training

My doctoral training involved an integration of Eastern Philosophy and religion with western empirical psychology. I was trained in the psychodynamic approach and later was exposed to cognitive-behavioral methods.

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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. I have become deeply immersed in the EMDR approach over the past twenty years.

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My specialty is in medical illness and health psychology with a heavy exposure to postpartum depression and pregnancy issues.

Looking for EMDR therapy? Check out our EMDR Group Therapy.

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