Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a specialized therapeutic technique that attempts to resolve symptoms resulting from disturbing and unresolved life experiences. It uses a structured approach to address past, present, and future aspects of disturbing memories.
EMDR techniques are used to resolve the development of trauma-related disorders resulting from exposure to a traumatic or distressing event, such as rape or military combat. It is an effective treatment strategy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocession has been proven to accelerate the treatment of a wide range of pathologies and self-esteem issues related to upsetting past events. To date, EMDR has helped an estimated two million people of all ages relieve many types of psychological stress.
EMDR has been shown to benefit patients who are dealing with issues such as the following: