The mind can often heal itself naturally during REM sleep. Francine Shapiro developed Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) (1987), utilizing this natural process in order to successfully treat many mental health problems. EMDR can accelerate therapy by resolving the impact of your past traumas and allowing you to live more fully in the present.

Michael W. Keller

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It is a procedure used in psychotherapy to help you reduce the impact of experiences from the past that intrude on your present-day life. Usually, these experiences from the past involve a trauma such as assault, abused, and accident or a natural disaster. Even though the trauma may have happened many months or even years ago, you still feel its impact in your daily life through post-traumatic symptoms such as intrusive memories, emotional flooding, nightmares, anxiety, numbing, low self-esteem, and difficulty getting on with your life EMDR has also been used to help people; deal with anxiety and panic, grief, reactions to physical illness, and many other conditions where strong emotions are associated with life experiences.