Traumatic relief:  Area therapist helps Oklahoma City victims with new treatment

Description

After the Oklahoma City bomb blast killed 167 people, the call went out for help - and Centerville therapist Thomas Verdon headed west, spending a week helping victims cope with post-traumatic stress. He used Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR, a method involving rapid movements of the eye that are believed to unlock and relieve disturbing thoughts.

Format

Newspaper

Language

English

Author(s)

Franki V. Ransom

Original Work Citation

Ransom, F. V. (1995, September 14). Traumatic relief: Area therapist helps Oklahoma City victims with new treatment. Dayton, OH: Dayton Daily News, 1C

Collection

Citation

“Traumatic relief:  Area therapist helps Oklahoma City victims with new treatment,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed September 25, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/16900.

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