Synopses & Reviews
Hailed as the most important method to emerge in psychotherapy in decades, EMDR has successfully treated psychological problems and illnesses-- from depression, phobias, and recurrent nightmares to post-traumatic stress disorders and grief-- in more than one million sufferers worldwide, and with a rapidity that almost defies belief. In this remarkable book, Dr. Francine Shapiro, the originator and developer of EMDR, explains how she created Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), how it works, and how it can help those who suffer from debilitating behaviors, anxiety, and stress.
Describes a breakthrough therapy acclaimed by clinicians and supported by exhaustive research
Includes an extensive list of EMDR resources and directions for finding and choosing one of the more than 20,000 trained EMDR therapists in the United States
Features case histories of people whose lives have been transformed through EMDR.
In this book, Francine Shapiro, the originator and the developer of EMDR, explains how she created her therapy, how it works, and how it can help those who feel stuck in negative reactions and behaviours.
Hailed as the most important method to emerge in psychotherapy in decades, EMDR has successfully treated psychological problems and illnesses in more than one million sufferers worldwide, with a rapidity that defies belief. In a new introduction, Shapiro presents the new applications of this remarkable therapy and the latest scientific research that demonstrates its efficacy.
By the originator of the breakthrough therapy, this updated edition describes the latest uses of EMDR-including treating victims of September 11 and other disasters around the world
About the Author
Francine Shapiro, Ph.D.
, the originator and developer of EMDR, is a senior research fellow at the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto, California. She is the author of a textbook on EMDR and more than thirty journal articles. She lives in Sea Ranch, California.
Margot Silk Forrest is a writer and editor.