I have also experienced some depression since my last EMDR session. It has been about 3 weeks. I asked my doctor about it, and she said that she hasn't heard of any cases where EMDR caused depression. She did say that it seemed natural for me to be experiencing some depression because of my past experiences. I was holding onto the past for 22 years, and as bad as it was, there would be some sense of a loss ~ after successfully completing my EMDR. I am also experiencing some hormone changes in my body. My periods are closer together and lighter. My hair is falling out and I'm breaking out in acne ~ which never happens to me. It's just so strange that it all happened after the EMDR. There were some posts way back in the postings regarding periods and hormone changes. I just feel like some of these side effects can't just be a coincidence. Since EMDR is still pretty new, maybe there could be a survey on this site for possible side effects to see how many of us have experienced them. Don't get me wrong, these are very mild side effects, and I would rather be going through these side effects than the pain that I was going through. I feel like things will get better in a while. Just thought I would add my feelings on the subject.
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