EMDR in the News
Featured in USA Today
Prince Harry said he is triggered flying into London and uses EMDR to cope. What is it? By Alia Dastagir
In the docuseries, Harry shows viewers the experience of using EMDR to address the discomfort he feels when he flies into London, which he said reminds him of the loss of his mother. Harry says he feels nervous, tense and hollowed out. He thinks of being “hunted,” “helpless” and as though “there is no escape.”
Featured in Vogue
How EMDR Helped Me Find Healing in a Most Daunting Year by Kristin Auble
A few months before the world turned upside down, I decided to get my life in order. I waited nervously outside the Union Square office of psychotherapist Gillian O’Shea Brown, LCSW and author of the book Healing Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Clinician’s Guide. I was about to begin EMDR therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). I was both excited and terrified. I had read about the process, which sounded akin to hypnosis, and I imagined myself having to wear a robotic headset with flashing lights. I had a friend who received the treatment and found incredible peace from her sessions—I knew the experience would be emotionally intense but also that it could be helpful. I was scared and skeptical, but also ready to go deeper into my psyche.