What Is EMDR? It stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and is defined by EMDR Canada as an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma and many other mental health problems. It was discovered by psychologist Dr. Francine Shapiro in 1987. While she was walking through the woods one day, she happened to notice that her own negative emotions lessened as her eyes darted from side to side. Then, she found the same positive effect in her clients. To date, there have been numerous studies in support of how effective… Read More Here!