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Using EMDR To Redefine How We Perceive Our Past

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by Caroline Steward When considering individual therapy a person may run across several therapeutic methods or approaches.  Many of them are referred to by letters such as CBT, EFT, DBT, or EMDR.  EMDR is one of the methods we use to address how a person perceives and reacts to past experiences. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing or EMDR is a model of individual therapy that uses eye movements or other forms of bilateral stimulation to reprocess traumatic events.  What is meant by bilateral stimulation is that both sides of the brain are stimulated.   The eye movements stimulate both side of the brain, but an alternating tap on each knee or hand, or an...

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