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What Is EMDR?

EMDR stands for: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. EMDR was developed by Francine Shapiro. While walking in a park one day, Francine Shapiro had been struggling with upsetting thoughts when she noticed those upsetting thoughts just went away all of the...

Why EMDR Remote Works Even If You’re Not Tech Savvy

EMDR Remote was designed specifically so that the therapist and their client can focus on therapy and not have to worry about technology. COVID has forced a lot of us to step out of our comfort zone and use technology for things we have never been motivated to learn...

3 Big Reasons Online EMDR Is Better Than Face To Face

1. Having an option for online sessions can save you money and headaches. I cannot tell you how many times a client has had to cancel because of car issues, not being able to find a babysitter, having a little cold and you don’t want to get the therapist sick, or not...

Why EMDRremote.com and not another virtual EMDR site?

We use the tool, we are the tool. This EMDR lightbar and audio bilateral stimulation “tool” was developed by a trained EMDR therapist with the help of her brother-in-law, who happens to be a programming tech. The first week this tool was online we took all of the...

How are therapists trained in EMDR?

EMDRIA (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association) governs EMDR therapists and developed the criteria acceptable to submit to be a “trained” or “certified” EMDR therapist. 1. A person must possess a license to be a mental health...

Why our BLS tool is preferred by many EMDR therapists…

The reason I originally thought of creating EMDRremote.com is because as a therapist, I couldn’t find another online tool that allowed me to control the lightbar and/or audio AND see the client at the same time. There are BLS tools out there where a client would...

Does virtual EMDR work?

For a long time, many therapists were resistant to using EMDR online. Amie was one of those doubters. Then COVID-19 came along and although therapists were considered an “essential business” in those areas who had “shelter in place” orders, we also get into the...

How to find the right EMDR therapists. Here are 5 tips!

#1 Options When you are looking for an EMDR therapist, ask them what EMDR options they have.  Using a lightbar, listening to audio, etc.  If your EMDR therapist only offers one form of EMDR and that type doesn’t work for you, then you are stuck.  Making sure the...

What is reprocessing?

Even though EMDR has 8 phases, the reprocessing phase is typically what clients think of when they think of EMDR. It is where the EMDRremote.com bilateral stimulation tool comes in handy. EMDR reprocessing is when the therapist delivers “bilateral stimulation” to the...