Psychological and Emotional Problems of the Modern Era

Modernity has gifted us with all sorts of amazing inventions, from sliced bread to self-driving cars, and the wonders of the internet and indoor plumbing. Unfortunately, the particular combination of all these modern wonders has also resulted in some fairly frightening trends in psychological and emotional problems. The most common psychological and emotional problems facing the world today are ones …

Accelerated Resolution Therapy: Re-Coding Fear Memories as Safe

To date, no single cognitive therapeutic approach has shown to be optimal in terms of delivery time, completion rates and lessening symptoms for adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and comorbid symptoms of depression. Currently, a brief exposure-based psychotherapy or Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) has shown promising results in treating those with scene-focused PTSD and major depressive disorder (MDD). Incomplete …

How to Deal with the Effects of Sexual Trauma

The statistics regarding sexual trauma in the U.S. are staggering. Most recent reports cite that while the rate of sexual assault has fallen since 1993, 1.6 people in 1000 will experience sexual assault in their lifetime. In one year: 321,500 people age 12 and older are assaulted or raped each year 18,900 military personnel experienced unwanted sexual contact 60,000 children …

ART Effectively Treats Female Veterans Battling PTSD From Sexual Trauma

Nearly two decades of sustained war have led to serious consequences for our nation’s mental health, specifically of our veterans. With continued efforts to combat the War on Terror, the number of returning servicemen and women suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is rising. Though a variable range, studies report between 20 and 37 percent of soldiers who have …