For the first time, therapists may have a prcedure to quickly and effectively desensitize their traumatic memories. When psychologist Francine Shapiro first published her initial study on Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in 1989, many clinicians were skeptical, but since then some of the most eminent therapists in the trauma and behavior therapy fields have become convinced that EMDR is an important discovery.
Original Work Citation
Markowitz, L. (1992, September-October). Easing trauma. Family Therapy Networker, 16(5), 10-11
“Easing trauma,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed July 6, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/16784.