EMDR is a form of psychotherapy developed by a psychologist, Dr. Francine Shapiero. Dr Shapiero, first observed this process in 1987, and in 1989 published reported success using EMDR to treat victims of trauma. Today EMDR has developed into a set of researched based standardized protocals . EMDR has elements from multiple treatment approaches, and seems to have a theraputic effect on the way the brain process information. Often treatment with EMDR can lead to appropriate information processing and a reduction in traumatic symptom presentations.
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