Lateral eye movements -EDMR

Ivan Goldberg ikg at mindvox.phantom.com
Mon Dec 20 19:46:59 EST 1993


jenni at cac.washington.edu (Jennifer Taub) writes:

> Does anyone know about EDMR? I think it stands for Eye Desensitization, 
> Movement and Reprogramming, or something like that.  I read about it in 
> the Family Therapy Networker - seems a bit like NLP - very interesting.  
> There seem to be tremndous applications to trauma victims.  Does anyone 
> know more about it, or its links to NLP?

EDMR is one of those fad therapies that come along and become popular
without a single controlled study to support their use. Those who teach it
and use it clinically should provide some evidence (not case reports, but 
evidence) that it is effective.

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