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Accelerated Resolution Therapy

Experience the life-changing benefits of accelerated resolution therapy (ART). Our trusted team of therapists is highly experienced in this innovative approach, blending proven techniques to help you overcome trauma, anxiety, depression, and grief. Take the first step towards a brighter future with ART.

What Is Accelerated Resolution Therapy?

Accelerated resolution therapy (ART) is a more recently developed type of psychotherapy that combines cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), guided imagery, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) to help clients heal from trauma. During ART sessions, a qualified skilled therapist guides you to identify and process traumatic or stressful memories while using eye movement or bilateral stimulation. This helps to reorganize the traumatic memories in the brain and disconnect intense emotions from the memories. 

What Is Accelerated Resolution Therapy Good For?

ART is effective for treating trauma, in addition to other conditions including:

Trauma Therapy Center therapists are highly skilled and trained in ART, in addition to other therapies to help their clients heal from trauma compassionately and confidentially. 

Steps for Getting ART

Does Accelerated Resolution Therapy Work?

According to a research article published in Behavioral Research and Therapy, ART was highly effective in reducing symptoms of complicated grief. Participants in the ART group reported a 75% reduction in grief symptoms compared to the control group.

According to another study in the Journal of Psychological Trauma, ART was found to be effective in reducing symptoms of both PTSD and depression. Approximately 90% of participants experienced significant improvement in their symptoms.

Embrace Healing The Power of Trust in Therapeutic Relationships

“In my experience, the most effective aspect of therapy is the therapeutic relationship. Establishing trust between a client and clinician is the first step to healing.”

What Is the Difference Between EMDR and Accelerated Resolution Therapy?

Differences in EMDR and ART include:

Both therapy techniques are highly effective in treating trauma. Talk to your therapist to find out which is right for you. Your choice of therapy intervention may depend on your symptoms, your schedule, personal preference, and the therapist’s assessment.

EMDR vs Accelerated Resolution Therapy

How to Do Accelerated Resolution Therapy?

The steps for getting ART include:

ART is a powerful and effective treatment for trauma that can help you overcome the debilitating effects of traumatic experiences. If you are struggling with the effects of trauma, seek out ART therapy.

Can Accelerated Resolution Therapy Be Used for Insomnia?

In most cases, insomnia is linked to psychological causes. Using ART to heal post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can improve your sleep significantly. Liz Chelak, MSW shares that in her experience her clients who worked through their trauma utilizing ART have experienced longer and uninterrupted sleep.

How to Prepare for Accelerated Resolution Therapy?

Here are some things you may need to know to prepare for ACT:

As you prepare for your ART sessions, it’s essential to approach the process with an open mind, embrace self-compassion, and actively engage in the therapeutic journey.

Is Accelerated Resolution Therapy Covered by Insurance?

Most insurances cover the cost of ART. Make sure to contact your specific insurance carrier to find out if they cover ART. 

Is Accelerated Resolution Therapy Evidence-Based?

Yes, there is research supporting the effectiveness of ART. According to the Journal of Anxiety Disorders, ART participants showed a 70% reduction in anxiety symptoms, compared to a 30% reduction in CBT participants.

According to another article published in Frontiers in Psychiatry, ART was significantly more effective than a waitlist control group in reducing the symptoms of PTSD in adults. ART participants showed a 60% reduction in PTSD symptoms, compared to a 20% reduction in waitlist control participants.

Accelerated resolution therapy (ART) stands as a beacon of hope for those seeking healing from trauma, anxiety, depression, and grief. Backed by extensive experience and expertise, our dedicated therapists are ready to guide you on your journey toward recovery. Don’t let the weight of these challenges hold you back any longer- take the first step towards transformation and contact us today to schedule your ART session in West Palm Beach. Your path to a brighter future starts here.

Page Modified on Jan 4, 2024 by Liz Chelak (Trauma Therapist)

The information on this website is to provide a general information. In no way does any of the information provided reflect a definitive treatment advice. It is important to consult a best in class trauma counselor in WPB regarding ANY questions or issues. A thorough evaluation should ALWAYS be performed for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Be sure to call your local trauma therapist, to schedule a assessment.