It is a therapy method named with the initials of the words “Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing”; Translated into Turkish as “Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing”. EMDR is a scientific therapy method used to alleviate the effects of individuals’ past traumatic lives reflected in the present. EMDR argues that our past negative life experiences are the source of our present problems. EMDR works by addressing these traumatic memories from the past.
Based on the stimulation of the two hemispheres of the brain as a result of moving the eyes of the individuals to the right and left; It allows the healing of emotional, intellectual and behavioral problems that arise from disturbing negative life experiences that the person is exposed to. EMDR therapy can be used in the treatment of both psychological and psychosomatic (psychologically based physiological complaints) disorders that are used very frequently today.
Uses of EMDR:
Coping with Stress
Death and Bereavement Issues
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Low self esteem
Early childhood traumas such as violence, abuse, neglect
Sexual abuse, harassment, rape
Traumas due to accidents, natural disasters, social events