The EMDR Institute, founded by Francine Shapiro


Gary Quinn, M.D. trained a special psycho-trauma Hatzalah Unit to deal with with the immediate psychological aftermath of traumatic events. Read about the unit here..

The New York Times ran a wonderful column with questions and answers with Francine Shapiro, the originator and developer of EMDR. The information provided is appropriate for clinicians and clients alike and can be viewed here.

Karen Lansing is a world renown expert on working with “duty-induced” trauma or first responders.

William M. Zangwill, Ph.D. provides a number of nice downloads, including his Float Back/Float Forward and Future Template target and assessment forms.

Dr. Marilyn Luber editted a number of excellent books that provide resources for EMDR therapists at any level of their training.
1. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Scripted Protocols: Basics and Special Situations
2. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Scripted Protocols: Special Populations
3. Implementing EMDR Early Mental Health Interventions for Man-Made and Natural Disasters: Models, Scripted Protocols and Summary Sheets

This 28-page annotated bibliography on EMDR research is a gold mine that summarizes some of the research on EMDR. It is a resource from Dr. Shapiro’s new (2012) book “Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy.” While the book provides the bibliographical list; this link directs you to even more – a 28 page ANNOTATED bibliography in PDF form. This doesn’t just list the studies; it categorizes and briefly describes the findings and relevance of each.

Haaratz 2005 article on Israeli EMDR therapists in Thailand following the tsunami, including Dr. Gary Quinn.

Jerusalem Post 2012 article on volunteer work of Dr. Gary Quinn and Dr. Dani Kahn following the devastating results of Hurricane Sandy. The directors of The Israel EMDR Institute, in conjunction with Shaare Zedek Hospital, offered free post trauma consultations to Olim and students from the Northeast US.

Neurotekcorp makes superb EMDR equipment.

Elaine Wynne, the Site Director for EMDR HAP MN Veteran Resilience Project, was interviewed on Eyewitness News. View the Eyewitness News Brief on EMDR. This is one of the best news pieces to date.

Francine Shapiro, the originator and developer of EMDR outlines who can benefit from EMDR therapy.

In Brain World Magazine, Francine Shapiro outlines How EMDR Therapy Opens a Window to the Brain.