Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)

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Overview

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an integrative approach to psychotherapy, based on a range of physiological and psychological principles, which incorporates eye movements and other forms of bilateral physical stimulation into a set of standard psychological procedures. This brief guide provides information on EMDR therapy, including underlying skills, processes and techniques, and the applications and efficacy of this treatment approach.

EQIP would like to acknowledge Dr Francine Shapiro's input in the development of this overview.

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  • Contributor(s)
    Mr Sigmund Burzynski Psychologist, MAPS
    Counselling psychologist
    Senior EMDR Institute trainer

    Dr Darra J Murphy, MB, BCh, BAO, MICGP, FRACGP, MFamMed, FASPM
    GP, EMDRAA Consultant
  • Publish date
    25 Nov 2014
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