EMDR: Can It Help With Panic Attacks?

If you've been doing some research on mental health treatment options, you may have heard of EMDR, or eye movement desensitization and reprocessing. This psychotherapy treatment method can address a variety of mental health issues. In fact, EMDR may also treat panic attacks. Here's what you should know about EMDR, anxiety, and panic attacks. What Are Panic Attacks? A panic attack is a sudden, intense episode of fear or discomfort that can cause physical symptoms such as sweating, shaking, chest tightness, and difficulty breathing.