EMDR treatment is fast becoming the miracle psychological treatment of the 21st century. Referred to as talk therapy on speed it originated back in the 1980’s by American Psychologist Francine Shapiro. While walking in the park one day, she discovered that eye movements decreased negative emotions associated with her own distressing memories. She wondered if eye movements had a desensitizing effect. When she experimented with this she found that others also had the same response to eye movements.
This Ted Talk by Trisha Walsh ‘Eye Movement May Be Able To Heal Our Traumas’ simplified why and how it can work for you.
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