EMDR therapy has been thoroughly researched in controlled, clinical settings and has been consistently found to be a highly effective psychotherapy for the treatment of trauma and PTSD. If you want to learn more about EMDR therapy, you can find out a lot of useful information on this website.
History of EMDR
If you are curious about how EMDR therapy was developed, you can find out more information here.
Francine Shapiro developed an Information Processing Theory that predicted and explained the effects of EMDR therapy. If you’d like to learn more about the theory underlying EMDR, have a look here.
Research into EMDR
There is a ton of research looking into EMDR. If you want to go down this rabbit hole, this is a great place to start.
EMDR Therapy: 8 Phases
For a detailed description of the 8 phases of EMDR you can check out this PDF.
If you are wondering what you may experience after an EMDR session, have a look at this.
Still have questions? You can find a very comprehensive list of FAQs about EMDR here.
While you can find a lot of information about EMDR online, the two most informative websites that we have come across are: