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February 27, 2012, 3:04 pm
By TOBY BILANOW, Reporter

Ask an Expert About E.M.D.R.
The psychological therapy known as eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or E.M.D.R., has gained increasing attention in recent years as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder among returning war veterans and others suffering from the results of serious trauma. The integrative approach uses rapid eye movements and other procedures to access and process disturbing memories. Read more...


March 2, 2012, 4:04 pm
By THE NEW YORK TIMES
Francine Shapiro, Ph.D.

The Evidence on E.M.D.R.
This week, readers of the Consults blog posed questions about eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or E.M.D.R., a psychological therapy pioneered by Francine Shapiro that uses eye movements and other procedures to process traumatic memories. The therapy has been used increasingly to treat post-traumatic stress disorder and other traumas. You can learn more about how E.M.D.R. therapy is done here. Below, Dr. Shapiro addresses reader questions about the current state of research on E.M.D.R. therapy. Read more...


March 16, 2012, 3:55 pm
By THE NEW YORK TIMES
Francine Shapiro, Ph.D.

Expert Answers on E.M.D.R
See. Dr. Shapiro’s additional responses to questions about E.M.D.R. and false memories, children, addictions, getting a cancer diagnosis and more, below.Recently, readers of the Consults blog posed questions about eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or E.M.D.R., a psychological therapy pioneered by Francine Shapiro that uses eye movements and other procedures to process traumatic memories. The therapy has been used increasingly to treat post-traumatic stress disorder and other traumas. You can learn more about what E.M.D.R. therapy is like hereRead more...