Yes, it often can boost confidence. One of the things we can do with EMDR is use bi-lateral stimulation to reinforce experiences you've had with confidence, or even ones you can imagine. It can also reinforce experiences with or imagining other people believing in you, or qualities you want to cultivate in order to give you more confidence.
For example, I worked with a man who was afraid to speak in front of an audience. We figured out that he was afraid the audience wouldn't love him. When he realized this, we reinforced how much love he had in his life, and he realized he didn't need the audience to love him. He realized he was there to give out information he had, and they were.........Read More