From nightmare to memories
Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) is a form of therapy mainly used in treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and other trauma-related mental health problems. This article outlines the development of EMDR and its use as a psychological treatment, and describes the process of EMDR therapy sessions from the therapist's and client's perspectives. It reports that use of EMDR has become more diverse and looks in particular at its application in 3 areas: depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and pain. It discusses the effectiveness of EMDR treatment and research into its application. It also briefly explains how to train in EMDR.
Original Work Citation
Logie, R. (2012, July). From nightmare to memories. Therapy Today, 23(6), 28-31
“From nightmare to memories,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed August 1, 2021, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/21859.