EMDR

(Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)

What is EMDR?

What exactly is EMDR? Who can benefit from EMDR Therapy. (Hint-everyone!) What are the different tools that EMDR uses? 

EMDR is easily our favorite way to help people. Unfortunately, most people have never heard of it. Those that are familiar with the term, don't really know what it is or how it can help them. Those that have worked with EMDR will tell you what an amazing tool it is!

Swipe to the next panel for a quick video explanation by Melanie!

What Else Should I Know About EMDR?

  • It is effective for children, adolescents and adults

  • Doesn’t require talking in detail about a distressing issue.

  • Focuses on changing the emotions, thoughts or behaviors that result from a distressing experience, allowing your brain to resume a natural healing process.

  • Aids the mind in healing from psychological trauma much as the body recovers from physical trauma.

  • Is recognized as an effective form of trauma therapy by the American Psychiatric Association, the World Health Organization and the Department of Defense.

  • Over 100,000 clinicians throughout the world use the therapy.

  • Millions of people have been treated successfully over the past 25 years.

Learn Even More!

Below are four helpful videos, and three articles all about EMDR therapy.

BrainTreeLeaves.webp

This article articulates the effects of EMDR on the brain.

Francine Shapiro

Personal Desk

This article is an account of an EMDR patient detailing his experience.

Adam Cayton-Holland

Brain Sketch

This article enters more detail into all things EMDR.

Peter L. Fisher

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