Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)
What is Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)?
EMDR is a form of psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the emotional distress that arises from disturbing life experiences.
EMDR uses the brain’s natural healing power (the ‘Information Processing System’) to unblock the suffering that can occur following trauma.
EMDR uses eye movements to help the brain to process memories and associated disturbing feelings from the past, so that they no longer cause suffering in the present.
EMDR was originally developed to treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder but is now a recommended treatment choice for a wide range of mental and physical health conditions including anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, anger and chronic pain.
EMDR can be very successfully integrated within CAT.