my name is Udi Oren, I’m a clinical medical psychologist from Israel, trained in the US. I’m the chair of the EMDR Israel Association, co-founder, and past president of the Association of EMDR Europe and an EMDR trainer. I’m really pleased to have been invited by Esly to talk about mental health issues regarding the
Developed by Therapists
Visual, Auditory & Tactile Stimulation
in One Portable Device
i-motion VTA packs the power of Visual, Auditory and Tactile stimulation into a portable, compact device that gives therapists unprecedented ease of use in EMDR therapy – an effective form of trauma treatment recommended by the World Health Organization.
i-motion VTA is:
i-motion VTA is the first light and portable EMDR Therapy device to incorporate visual stimulation which research shows has significant contribution to the outcome of EMDR therapy*.
Positioned on the patient’s knees, the device features a light bar that is long enough to facilitate the patient’s eye movements, pulser handles to deliver tactile stimulation, and a set of earphones for audio stimulation. Therapists can choose the best combination of sensory stimulation for each particular patient.
* William Lee, Christopher & Cujpers, Pim (2013). A meta-analysis of the contribution of eye movements in processing emotional memories. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 231-239
i-motion VTA was developed by a team of EMDR experts under the leadership of Dr. Udi Oren.
Dr. Oren is an EMDR Institute and EMDR Europe Accredited Trainer who conducted EMDR trainings in 15 different countries around the world, as well as an experienced EMDR therapist with more than two decades of clinical experience.
This makes the i-motion VTA the first device ever to have been developed from within the community, with a deep understanding of the Therapist point of view, specifically from a clinical perspective. Trust imotion VTA – The therapists’ choice.
Dedicated headphones connected to the i-motion VTA provide timely-coordinated Auditory stimulation.
Moving LED lights move from side to side of the i-motion VTA device at a selected speed and amount of time for a better and more exact EMDR therapy session
Complete control over the client therapy session - remotely manage all stimuli with an easy to use configurable remote control
Rotating handles held by the client provide timely-coordinated Tactile stimulation
Isabelle, an EMDR therapist who specializes with kids tells us a story about a patient of 9 years old and the benefits she has had during therapy sessions with the i-motion VTA device: “The kid arrived in my office with school harassment issues and a social fobia” She says, “He had difficulties with forming relationships
Clinical Tips regarding the use of iMotion VTA When introducing the instrument make sure to remind the client that he has the ability to stop the process at any time by pressing the button on the top of the left handle. While suggesting to the client it is advisable to continue processing, the knowledge that