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Description of the 8 phases of treatment:
Excerpts from: F. Shapiro & M.S. Forrest (2004) EMDR: The Breakthrough Therapy for Anxiety, Stress and Trauma. New York: BasicBooks

http://www.emdrnetwork.org/description.html

The National Registry of Evidence Based Practices and Procedure (NREPP) has listed EMDR as being effective for the treatment of trauma, anxiety and depression.

http://www.nrepp.samhsa.gov/pdfs/EMDR_Booklet_Final.pdf

Evidence for EMDR Therapy-NY Times:

http://consults.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/02/the-evidence-on-e-m-d-r/ 

How EMDR Opens a Window to the Brain:

http://brainworldmagazine.com/how-emdr-therapy-opens-a-window-to-the-brain/

Can You Benefit from EMDR Therapy?

http://psychcentral.com/lib/2012/can-you-benefit-from-emdr-therapy/

 

 

Videos

Video about EMDR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWnj9QQbD8c

This clip offers a brief explanation of EMDR along with an interview of a Vietnam veteran and rape victim. Both had tried various other therapies over the years with little success. 

 

Here is a 6 minute video that that talks about EMDR and its benefits:

 

 

 

For more information on EMDR please visit: EMDR Institute

For more information on trauma please visit: Trauma Pages