A Clinician's Guide to the Efficacy of EMDR Therapy

  title={A Clinician's Guide to the Efficacy of EMDR Therapy},
  author={Louise Maxfield},
  journal={Journal of EMDR Practice and Research},
  pages={239 - 246}
  • Louise Maxfield
  • Published 1 November 2019
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of EMDR Practice and Research
Thirty years after its introduction in 1989, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy has evolved to become a comprehensive psychotherapy, guided by Shapiro's adaptive information processing model. Her model views most mental health disorders as stemming from unprocessed earlier disturbing events. This understanding of the etiological role of trauma has opened the door for EMDR treatment of multiple types of presentations. There are now more than 44 randomized controlled… 
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