EMDR is a well-researched and validated technique used primarily as a treatment for trauma. It has also been shown to help with the reduction of psychological stress and can be adapted to provide a method for enhancing "peak performance." Dr. Lapporte uses EMDR regularly in his work with clients.
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is an internationally approved treatment for all kinds of psychological trauma arising from accidents, abuse, assaults, natural disasters, and bereavements, to attachment traumas that may be experienced in childhood.
EMDR involves talking and bilateral stimulation, typically eye movements. The aim is to reduce distress and negative beliefs associated with past overwhelming or traumatic experiences that are having a significant impact on our mental health.
Here is a short YouTube video that helps explain EMDR.
And here is a concise description of the treatment.
EMDR has been successfully used to treat:
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