Kelly C. Doherty

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“The pain that I was in was so severe, I was crying 18 hours a day,” said Kate Keleher, referring to the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder on her life.

That was before she discovered Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) treatment, a comprehensive therapy for PTSD that uses horizontal eye movements or other repetitive and bi-lateral stimulation such as auditory tones or tapping during sessions. Bi-lateral means both eyes, both ears or both hands receive the same stimulation.