Don't overthink it: letting your brain work through trauma with EMDR

Dr. Francine Shapiro talks about Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR therapy, a psychotherapy used to help those who have experienced both traumatic and non-traumatic experiences that impact a person after the event is over. LISTEN TO AUDIO INTERVIEW HERE 

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For Professionals

RESEARCH magnifiedResearch Article: A meta-analysis of the contribution of eye movements in processing emotional memories (Lee and Cujipers, 2012)   A systematic review of the literature revealed two groups of studies. The first group comprised 15 clinical trials and compared the effects of EMDR therapy with eye movements to those of EMDR without the eye movements. The second group comprised 11 laboratory trials that investigated the effects of eye movements while thinking of a distressing memory versus the same procedure without the eye movements in a non-therapy context. ...

EMDR Research Foundation's website
EMDR Clinical and Research Links for Professionals
AmazonSmile: 1/2 of 1% to support EMDR research!
EMDR International Association (EMDRIA)
Francine Shapiro Library
Definition of EMDR - by EMDR International Association


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