EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. According to the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA), “It is a form of therapy that helps people heal from trauma or other distressing life experiences. EMDR therapy is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and used to resolve different issues and challenges. It is an empirically supported treatment for acute and chronic posttraumatic stress disorder. EMDR therapy has helped countless people of all ages to resolve psychological distress” (source: emdria.org).