Patrick Marshwell

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

More than 20,000 people have been educated to utilize the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) technique since it was established in 1989 by psychologist Francine Shapiro. When Shapiro was out on a stroll in the woods one day, she observed that her bad feelings began to subside when she moved her eyes rapidly from side to side. This led her to theorize that EMDR could have some beneficial benefits. In a similar vein, she discovered that patients had the same good impact.

People who have gone through traumatic situations and who participate in EMDR treatment may find that it is beneficial to them. It is a methodical therapy that involves encouraging the patient to momentarily focus on the horrific memory while concurrently getting bilateral stimulation, which is often done with eye movements. This is done to combat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

EMDR is currently employed in the treatment of a wide range of psychiatric conditions, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, and depression. It has been demonstrated that the approach is an efficient method of treatment for lowering the intensity of symptoms and raising overall functioning levels.

In this quick start guide we'll discuss the following:

What is eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy?

Who can benefit from EMDR therapy?

How effective is EMDR and how does it work?

What to expect from EMDR therapy?

Comparing EMDR to other therapies.

Keep reading to learn more about EMDR and how it can help you heal from past trauma.
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