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EMDR Therapy Denver

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EMDR Therapy Denver

In 1987, psychologist Francine Shapiro found – more or less by accident – that the emotional pain induced by certain traumatic thoughts and memories was reduced when sufferers moved their eyes back and forth at a certain rhythm and in a certain way, often to a light or other instrument.

This observation led to more systematic review and study and the eventual development of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a therapy for PTSD, trauma, and other forms of emotional pain.

Dr. Shapiro then developed a nationwide training program and strongly recommended that only those therapists with proper EMDR training utilize this technique.

There are a number of certified EMDR therapists in Denver and nearby areas whom we recommend. Please follow this link to find more information about their locations, training, backgrounds, and certifications.