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EMDR is recognised by NICE as the most effective treatment for trauma. EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitisation &
Reprocessing. It is therapeutic procedure that was originated and developed by Dr Francine Shapiro in the United States
in 1987.EMDR was originally designed to treat traumatic or “dysfunctional” memories and experiences
and their psychological consequences, most particularly for use with Post truamatic stress
disorder. However EMDR has been increasingly used over the years to treat e.g., grief, phobias,
test and performance anxiety, anxiety and panic disorders, pain, sexual dysfunction, and a
wide range of experientially based disorders.

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