Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a therapy developed in the late 1980s by California psychologist Francine Shapiro. It is used primarily in the treatment of patients who suffered a single traumatic event, such as rape, or are currently suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).More info
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing
therapy specifically helps victims of trauma. Codependent people most likely experienced at least one traumatic episode at some point in their life but is EMDR effective for helping those who struggle with codependency?
Should they involve other forms of treatment as well?
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder often affects a person’s ability to function in their everyday life. What are some PTSD causes and how can it be managed? PTSD is a devastating mental condition. Oftentimes people suffering from PTSD turn to substances to cope and end up also addicted to drugs and alcohol.More info