How was EMDR Developed?

In 1987, an American psychologist, Francine Shapiro, observed that eye movements can reduce the intensity of disturbing thoughts, under certain conditions. She continued to vigorously research this phenomenon and in 1989 reported success using EMDR to treat victims of trauma. After this initial discovery, many treatment studies were carried out and today there are more published treatment outcome studies on EMDR than any other treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Eye to the world
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