I've been undergoing EMDR therapy for 3+ months now and at this point I can recommend it without hesitation. Its kind of crazy in that it brings all kinds of things to mind, some painful memories and some pleasant. At one point it put me right back in the CSA I experienced at 13, reliving all the sensations, emotions, sights, sounds, even smells, of that awful time. It also allowed me to remember some details of the abuse which revealed that the CSA was more extensive than I had remembered.

More importantly I have seen the occurrence of flashbacks and nightmares diminish significantly, which in turn has made it easier to deal with all the other issues, like self-hatred, shame, fear, anger, and sexual acting out. I've included a link to a web site with information about EMDR, and invite any others to share their experience with this therapy, or post questions about it.

EMDR Network
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"When I was a child
I caught a fleeting glimpse
Out of the corner of my eye
I turned to look but it was gone
I cannot put my finger on it now
The child is grown, the dream is gone
And I have become comfortably numb."
Pink Floyd