EMDR Therapy Info….

  • November 7, 2014
  • EMDR

World Health Organization (2013). Guidelines for the Management of Conditions Specifically Related to Stress. Geneva, Switzerland:  Author.
*    Trauma-focused CBT and EMDR are the only psychotherapies recommended for children, adolescents and adults with PTSD. 

American Psychiatric Association (2004). Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Acute Stress Disorder and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines.
*    EMDR therapy was determined to be an effective treatment of trauma. 

Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense (2004, 2010). VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Post-Traumatic Stress. Washington, DC.
*    EMDR therapy was placed in the “A” category as “strongly recommended” for the treatment of trauma.

24 randomized controlled (and 12 nonrandomized) studies have been conducted on EMDR in the treatment of trauma.