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EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It was discovered by Francine Shapiro, Ph.D., in 1987.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It was discovered by Francine Shapiro, Ph.D., in 1987. We're not sure why it works, but it does. Simply by providing side-to-side sensations to a person while discussing traumatic events in a specific therapeutic fashion can work wonders in allowing the person to heal himself or herself.

 
EMDR (1996) - In its simplest form, the technique itself, involves an individual 1) holding in mind a representative image (pictures, sounds, feelings) of "the problem," while 2) watching a clinician's left-right hand or finger movements. 3/5 In order to view the video you must have java script enabled in your browser!
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EMDR Europe Association - The EMDR Europe Association is the coordinating body for national EMDR professional organization. Membership of the Association is offered to full members of each constituent European national EMDR association recognized by EMDR Europe. 2/5
 
EMDR Portal Internet Gateway to EMDR Information & Resources  3/5
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EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) - The primary objective of EMDRIA is to establish, maintain and promote the highest standards of excellence and integrity in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) practice, research and education.  5/5
Skeptic's Dictionary - Eye Movement Desensitization - Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). ... Maybe hand taps will work just as well as eye movements.  3/5
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The EMDR Institute - EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy has emerged as a procedure to be reckoned with in psychology....Almost a million people have been treated ....  Also, further research appears to support the remarkable claims made for EMDR therapy."- Reported in The Washington Post, July 21, 1995.  5/5
  The Grand System for EMDR and Performance Enhancement - The Natural Flow Model - An Article. 3/5
 
  
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Recommended Books    
Pain Management Gates Control Theory of pain
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures
EMDR: The Breakthrough Therapy for Overcoming Anxiety, Stress and Trauma
A Therapists Guide to EMDR: Tools and Techniques for Successful Treatment

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures

EMDR: The Breakthrough Therapy for Overcoming Anxiety, Stress and Trauma

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