Bilateral stimulation while black: How EMDR transformed the way I processed my childhood trauma
“When people are moving thru the EMDR process, clients begin to report the in-between-session triumph,” explains Brennan. “People with post-traumatic symptoms may notice that nightmares, flashbacks related to a trauma begin to recede or completely go away. Places or situations that may have caused panic before are no longer triggering or less stress-inducing. People may report that they experience less reactivity and more neutrality, or non-reaction to the situations that were originally causing them distress. They can bring their fuller selves to everyday situations. [Excerpt)
Original Work Citation
Stidhum, T. J. (2019, May 26). Bilateral stimulation while black: How EMDR transformed the way I processed my childhood trauma. The Root. Retrieved from https://www.theroot.com/bilateral-stimulation-while-black-how-emdr-transformed-1835004606 on 5/30/19
“Bilateral stimulation while black: How EMDR transformed the way I processed my childhood trauma,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed April 18, 2021, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/25958.