The Breakthrough Therapy for Overcoming Anxiety, Stress, and Trauma


By Francine Shapiro

By Margot Silk Forrest

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Discover the essential guide to Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR) from its pioneering creator, Francine Shapiro
  • Gain insights into how painful life experiences are physically stored in our brains and how EMDR therapy can bring relief.
  • Learn how EMDR techniques can be used to address trauma-related conditions, PTSD, depression, anxiety, and other experience-based disorders by exploring clinical case studies.
  • Understand why EMDR is hailed as the most important method to emerge in psychotherapy in decades.

EMDR is fundamental reading for practicing psychotherapists and anyone interested in understanding trauma, healing processes, and achieving better mental health.

  • “A procedure to be reckoned with in psychology.”
    Washington Post
  • "Especially convincing in the wealth of research."
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • "Where traditional therapies may take years, EMDR takes only a few sessions."
    Stars and Stripes
  • "The non-pharmaceutical equivalent of Prozac."
    New York Magazine

On Sale
Sep 13, 2016
Page Count
384 pages
Basic Books

Francine Shapiro

About the Author

Francine Shapiro, PhD, is the originator and developer of EMDR therapy, the director of the EMDR Institute, and a senior research fellow, emerita, at the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto, California. Her work has enabled hundreds of thousands of clinicians to treat millions of patients worldwide in the last thirty years.

Margot Silk Forrest is a writer and independent book editor living in Morro Bay, California.

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