EMDR minus eye movements equals good psychotherapy
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a therapy roughly equal in efficacy to others currently available. It is argued that this treatment method is efficacious independent of the value of its component parts (e.g., eye movements) and is succssful because it applies common and generally accepted principles of psychotherapy. 10 curative principles of this procedure are discussed as reflective of sound psychotherapy practice. It is hoped that an understanding of this therapy from the perspective of the practice and theory of psychotherapy will assist in its study.
Original Work Citation
Hyer, L. A., & Brandsma, J. M. (1997, July). EMDR minus eye movements equals good psychotherapy. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 10(3), 515-522. doi:10.1023/A:1024853723882
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