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 …

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Innovative therapy could help people dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder

(WTNH) — West Hartford based therapist Laney Rozenweig sees major progression in her Accelerated Resolution Therapy for PTSD. Laney Rosenzweig is the creator of Accelerated Resolution Therapy, or ART, which she is now teaching to psychologists on major military bases. ART uses eye movements to help erase negative images in the brain associated with trauma. It is currently the focus of a …

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 …

Accelerated Resolution Therapy: Image Re-Scripting

Living with PTSD is an uphill battle every day. Activities such as sleeping, driving, writing an email, or even talking with your boss, while simple for some, are anxiety filled actions for others. Imagine feeling anxious while at work, fearing you will make a social faux pas and upset another employee, silently judging and constantly shaming yourself for any presumed mistakes made, and coming home …