What is EMDR Therapy?
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. EMDR therapy includes a set of standardized protocols that incorporates elements from many different treatment approaches. To date, EMDR has helped millions of people of all ages relieve many types of psychological stress.
The EMDR Research Foundation strives to provide up-to-date information to professionals on the latest research to support clinical practice. Here you will find access to the EMDR publications, including research summaries and bibliographies, to assist you in your application of EMDR therapy.
- EMDR Foundation Newsletters (General Clinical and Military in Action)
- Francine Shapiro Library
- Journal of EMDR Practice and Research
- Ongoing Research on EMDR Therapy
- EMDR Research Bibliography (2022)
- EMDR Therapy Evaluated Clinical Applications
- Translating Research into Practice
- SAMHSA NREPP Comparative Effectiveness Research Series on EMDR Therapy (2012)
- World Health Organization Guidelines for the Management of Conditions Specifically Related to Stress (2013)
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