Virtual reality exposure therapy (vret) as a treatment for phobias

Virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) is a form of treatment that uses virtual reality technology to help people face their fears. VRET can be used to treat a wide range of phobias, including fear of flying, fear of heights, fear of public speaking, and spiders. VRET works by giving patients a safe [...]

Overcoming fears with EMDR

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing. It is a brief and effective form of psychotherapy for processing unpleasant or traumatic experiences. In EMDR therapy, the brain is stimulated by eye movements or rhythmic sounds. As a result, (trauma) processing takes place. It is a relatively new therapy, first described by the American [...]

VR therapy for chronic pain

Psylaris VR Relaxation

Virtual reality (VR) therapy is a new way to treat pain. VR therapy uses computer-generated simulations of real environments to provide patients with immersive, realistic experiences that can help distract and manage pain. Numerous studies have shown that VR therapy can be effective in reducing [...]

Virtual reality exposure for stress

VR stress relief VR stress relief is a relatively new form of stress relief that uses virtual reality. There are different types of VR systems that can be used for stress relief, but all work in a similar way. Most VR systems for stress relief use some kind of headset worn by the client. The headset transmits images [...]

Research: effect of vr therapy on PTSD

psylaris EMDR VR man

New research has been launched on the use of virtual reality (VR) in the treatment of children and adolescents with post-traumatic stress symptoms. For this PhD research, Janniek de Jong is collaborating with several healthcare providers and Psylaris. The research is supported by a public-private partnership (PPP) from Health~Holland's Top Sector Life Sciences & Health. Of all the children [...]

EMDR application for compulsive thoughts

If you suffer from obsessive thoughts, they can greatly affect your life. Obsessive thoughts can lead to compulsive actions or stop you from doing something. Not being able to leave the house before completing a certain ritual is not only time-consuming but also very tiring. But also when a little voice in [...]

EMDR application for mourning

When does grief become a burden? When you lose a loved one, everyone around you understands that you need time to process. But at some point, your employer and those around you will expect you to pick up the threads and return to "normal" life. If you cannot [...]

Simple explanation of EMDR

EMDR is a psychological treatment, which studies have shown to be one of the most effective treatments for reducing symptoms of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) EMDR is a treatment in which attention is simultaneously drawn from left to right, left to right, etc., while the person recalls memories of his or her trauma [...]

All about separation anxiety and fear of commitment

What is separation anxiety? Separation anxiety in a relationship is the constant fear of being left. You may be afraid of losing someone you care about, or you may be afraid of something bad happening to the other person. This fear keeps you giving your best in a relationship. It [...]

What is blended care and is it the future?

As in many other sectors and professions, digitalisation is also in full swing in the health sector. With all its consequences. Blended care and eHealth are terms that are increasingly emerging in this context. The views on this vary widely. Some see it as a wonderful future with intensive collaboration between client and caregiver, [...]