What is EMDR and how can it help me?
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an extensively researched, effective psychotherapy method proven to help people recover from trauma and other distressing life experiences, including PTSD, anxiety, depression, and panic disorders. https://www.emdria.org/about-emdr-therapy/
The American Psychiatric Association, the American Psychological Association, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, National Alliance on Mental Illness, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the U.K. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs/Dept. of Defense, The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and the World Health Organization among many other national and international organizations recognize EMDR therapy as an effective treatment. More specific information on treatment guidelines can be found on our EMDR and PTSD page. https://www.emdria.org/about-emdr-therapy/
Links to additional resources:
Introduction to EMDR: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pkfln-ZtWeY
EMDR Therapy Demonstration: Phases 1-8