Press Release 8-12-19

Robin Pickett

Accelerated Resolution Therapy or ART for short, is an evidence-based novel psychotherapy that fosters rapid recovery by reprogramming how the brain stores traumatic memories and imagery, according to the ART website. ART has roots in and includes elements of existing evidenced-based modalities. The treatment program incorporates memory visualization techniques that are enhanced by the use of horizontal eye movements, as …

Innovative PTSD treatment has positive outcome for military vets

Robin Pickett

An innovative center aims to help military combat veterans — those who have served in a deployed location during a conflict or war — overcome trauma and related disorders. Veterans Alternative, located in the Tampa Bay area, provides veterans and their significant others myriad alternative therapies designed to help in recovery and community engagement. A five-day program, offered at no …

A&E will highlight three Tampa organizations in new episode of ‘Addiction Unplugged’

Robin Pickett

A&E’s Addiction Unplugged attempts to show viewers the human side of addiction, recovery and mental health. On Saturday, it’ll tap three Tampa Bay organizations to help tell the story. According to a press release, the work of ART International, Riverside Recovery and Veterans Alternative will be featured during a Sunday airing of the TV docuseries.   Read the full article

Therapist on PTSD treatment: ‘Amazing results’

Robin Pickett

LUTZ, Fla. — Seven mental health professionals from Tampa Bay are taking part in Accelerated Resolution Therapy – or ART – training. Accelerated Resolution Therapy, or ART, for PTSD treatment Mental health professionals learning Accelerated Resolution Therapy Used also for anxiety, depression and insomnia It’s one of 100 training sessions being hosted nationwide this year by the non-profit Art International. Read the …

Veterans Journal: Suffering veterans find relief with accelerated resolution therapy

Robin Pickett

By George W. Reilly / Special to The Journal Posted Apr 14, 2019 at 7:25 PM Updated Apr 14, 2019 at 7:25 PM   Veterans who suffered both traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have found relief from their trauma symptoms using accelerated resolution therapy (ART) in an average of four sessions, and at about the same rate as those who did not have brain injuries, according …