Yes. EMDR is one of the most researched psycho-therapeutic approaches for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  Since 1989 over 24 controlled studies have found EMDR Therapy effectively decreases or eliminates the symptoms of PTSD. EMDR Therapy is also used for a variety of clinical problems which may have resulted from disturbing life events.

These websites include worldwide references for current research and peer reviewed articles:

EMDR Europe

EMDR Institute, Inc.

EMDR International Association