Imaginal Exposure Protocol for PTSD: Processing Hot Spots in Trauma Memories
Associate Vice-Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Emory Healthcare Veterans Program
Director, Emory Trauma and Anxiety Recovery Program
Paul A. Janssen Chair in Neuropsychopharmacology
- Focus on only 1 hot spot per session.
- Instruct the patient to recount that hot spot repeatedly.
- Ask probing questions.
- Work on hot spots until the final session.