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About EMDR

Courtesy of EMDR International Association

What can EMDR treat?

  • Sexual assault

  • Sleep disturbance

  • Substance abuse and addiction

  • Violence and abuse

EMDR Facts:

What does EMDR stand for?

  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing

How long are sessions?

  • Typically 60-90 minutes each session; can be used over several sessions

How is it different than other therapy?

  • Does not require talking in detail about events/situations that are distressing.

  • Does not require homework between sessions.

Do I have to use my eyes?

  • No, other routes can be used, however bilateral eye movement is preferred.  Tapping (thighs, hands), handheld vibrating devices, or audio bilateral stimulation can also be utilized.

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