Blog posts with the tag "Prolonged Exposure Therapy"

By The Numbers: 12 July 2021

55%

The percentage of providers is a recent study who reported using Prolonged Exposure therapy (PE) in PTSD treatment, according to a recent article in the journal Behavior Therapy -- Exposure Therapy Beliefs and Utilization for Treatment of PTSD: A Survey of Licensed Mental Health Providers. Roughly 2/3 of those surveyed (68%) reported having received training in PE.

Staff Perspective: A Discussion of DBT-PE with Dr. Harned, Part Two

Dr. Kim Copeland continues her discussion with the developer of DBT-PE, Dr. Harned in the second part of this vlog. They talk about several topics including how to tell when patients are ready for DBT-PE, how DBT-PE differs from traditional PE, some of the research supporting DBT-PE, how to ensure engagement during treatment, and how to get trained in DBT-PE.

Staff Perspective: A Discussion of DBT-PE with Dr. Harned

Dr. Kim Copeland talks with the developer of DBT-PE, Dr. Harned in this vlog. They talk about several topics including the inspiration for the creation of DBT-PE, structure and course of the treatment, the audience it is designed to treat, discoveries and lessons learned during development, and the future of DBT-PE. Keep an eye out for part two of this interview, which will be coming soon!

Staff Perspective: Can EBPs Be Delivered by Videoconferencing or Telephone?

Carin Lefkowitz, Psy.D.

CDP Subject Matter Experts have been receiving many questions about delivering evidence-based psychotherapy (EBP) via telemental health.  As providers struggle to continue to deliver treatment without face-to-face contact, questions arise about adaptations for videoconferencing and even telephone-only delivery of services.  Read below for ideas on how to quickly adapt services in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

Staff Perspective: Written Exposure Therapy (WET) - Does It Work?

Have you heard about Written Exposure Therapy (WET) yet? It’s a newer evidence-based psychotherapy (EBP) for PTSD, recently added as a first line, trauma-focused treatment in the latest VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines. Last year I took the WET training taught by Dr. Brian Marx, one of the treatment originators. I must admit, I was skeptical about how it worked and whether it would be effective. Since the training, I have used it with 2 patients and now feel comfortable adding it to my PTSD toolbox.

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