lady talks with therapist about what is emdr therapy

What Is EMDR Therapy?

Mental health conditions and substance use disorder often go hand-in-hand. There are a number of different ways that a professional therapist can help you and your loved ones with healing and recovery from life’s experiences. EMDR therapy stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. But what is EMDR therapy and how can it help you or…

the eye of a person in EMDR therapy program

EMDR Therapy Program

EMDR or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is a therapeutic intervention initially used for people with PTSD and other trauma. In the 1980s, psychotherapist Francine Shapiro noticed that her patients experienced some relief from stress when using eye movements. Dr. Shapiro also used tapping her fingers or other movements that grabbed the patient’s attention. In…