PE Therapy Sessions: Structure and Main Components
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
- Session 1: Treatment program and rationale for PE, information about the trauma and breathing retraining.
- Imaginal exposure and processing begins in session 3, and continues for the remainder of therapy.
- The hierarchy for in vivo exposure is constructed in session 2, and in vivo exposure homework continues for the remainder of therapy.