What is EMDR? An Intro by Firefly Therapy Austin

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It is a psychotherapy technique initially developed to help individuals who have experienced trauma, particularly post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Francine Shapiro developed EMDR in the late 1980s and has since gained significant recognition and use within the mental health field. The basic premise of EMDR involves the individual recalling distressing memories or experiences while simultaneously engaging in …

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