Accelerated Resolution Therapy

Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) is a unique approach to psychotherapy. ART is unique because the ART Therapist guides the client to replace the negative images in the mind that cause the symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress with positive images of the client’s choosing. It may be an effective intervention for trauma, depression, and other mental health concerns. ART uses eye movements aimed to help quickly alleviate symptoms, which are often related to past trauma.

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ART is a newer evidence-based treatment for a number of conditions including PTSD, anxiety, panic attacks, depression, addiction, low self image, job-related stress, grief, OCD, phobias, cutting, and others. It is a unique approach that combines eye movements with techniques that engage a person’s creativity in order to replace negative images with positive ones.

— Dr. Rey Junco, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Concord, MA

Accelerated Resolution Therapy is a quick and effective way to create lasting change. ART does not require you to talk about your painful past in order to heal from it. You, the Client, are in control of what is happening in session. Accelerated Resolution Therapy is an innovated approach building off of EMDR and combining a multitude of traditional psychotherapeutic techniques utilized in... Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Gestalt, Brief Psychodynamic, Exposure, and CBT.

— Stephanie Milliron, Counselor in phoenix, AZ

Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) is a form of psychotherapy that aims to alleviate symptoms of trauma, anxiety, and stress-related disorders. It uses eye movements and visualization techniques to help you process distressing memories and emotions more rapidly than traditional therapy methods. ART is designed to promote emotional healing and reduce impact of past traumatic experiences.

— Julia Ayraud, Counselor in Tomball, TX

Accelerated resolution therapy (ART) combines principles from several traditional forms of psychotherapy to reduce the effects of trauma and other psychological stressors. Using techniques such as rapid eye movement, this approach reconditions stressful memories, changing how they are stored in the brain to improve overall mental health. The National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) officially recognized ART as an evidence-based therapy.

— Lourdes Valdes, Clinical Psychologist in Katy, TX

Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) is an integrated, somatic trauma-focused psychotherapy that uses eye movements and voluntary image replacement for rapid relief and recovery from distressing images and difficult sensations. Many folks really like ART because it does not require discussing trauma details and the process itself is calming. It's generally very effective in treating trauma (one-time incidents or complex trauma), anxiety, depression, phobias, grief issues and more.

— Johanna Karasik, Licensed Professional Counselor in Northglenn, CO

I am a Master Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) Practitioner with extensive clinical experience using advanced ART techniques.

— Nicholas Hatcher, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

ART or Accelerated Resolution Therapy offers a way to reduce the effects of triggers and flashbacks caused by painful experiences. The process can improve your confidence by interrupting behaviors that no longer serve you in a few sessions. Our faulty thinking patterns and irrational fears are addressed by getting at the root of the issue, not just treating the symptoms. ART is frequently used to treat depression, anxiety, trauma and other issues.

— Barbara Beck, Marriage & Family Therapist in Leawood, KS

Accelerated Resolution Therapy is utilized to address trauma issues. It is effective after an individual becomes comfortable with their CBT skills.

— Larry Solomon, Licensed Professional Counselor in Mesa, AZ

Accelerated Resolution Therapy is a form of psychotherapy with roots in existing evidence-based therapies but shown to achieve benefits much more rapidly (usually within 1-5 sessions). Clients with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance abuse, sexual abuse and many other mental and physical conditions can experience remarkable benefits starting in the first session. ART is not hypnosis. Want to know more? More information at

— Lauren Abasheva, LA Counseling Studio, LLC, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

I've been trained in ART since March 2020 and have used this modality in both individual and couples context. I tend to use this modality for people who have single incident trauma or prefer something very structured. I am certified through IS-ART.

— Amber Reis, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Richfield, MN

I am a Master ART (accelerated resolution therapy) Practitioner. I work with individuals to help them heal from trauma, anxiety, depression, PTSD, etc. Clients are in control of sessions and keep the facts of what happened to them. Through a guided process that includes eye movements they are able to change images/alter painful memories and also reduce triggers and improve body sensations so that healing can occur from many painful memories and prior hurts.

— Faith Franz, Counselor in Oak Harbor, WA

Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) is a quick and effective way to overcome emotional triggers without rehashing painful details. Using eye movements and evidence-based techniques, ART lightens the emotional burden of trauma. In a visualized setting, I guide your brain and body toward healing, enabling you to release negative emotions quietly. Gain control and heal on your terms, often in just 1-5 sessions. Imagine lifting that emotional weight and feeling the positive changes within you.

— Jerry Wheeler, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Westfield, IN

I have had hundreds of hours of training and experience providing this evidence-based trauma therapy. While it was originally developed to treat PTSD symptoms, it has also been effective across many other applications (i.e. anxiety, depressive symptoms, ADHD, OCD, and more). Many of my clients have spent years in talk therapy trying to recover from trauma, and find relief from ART in several sessions.

— Laura Battaglia, Clinical Social Worker in Saint Paul, MN

Providing short and long term ART sessions for clients who are having difficulty processing a memory or trauma. Also helpful for those who are navigating through an issue and feeling stuck.

— Kaitlyn Sferrazza, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in St.Petersburg, FL

I recently completed training for Accelerated Resolution Therapy which has been a game changer in my work. This intervention allows you to process negative sensations in a short amount of time. People typically feel some relief within one session, though typically treatment can be 3-5 depending on the complexity of presenting issues.

— Kyle Stepler, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Indianapolis, IN

I enjoy using ART to help clients connect with their emotions and recognize how their past affects them right now. I also use it to heal from the past that they may not have realized was bothering them.

— Toni Gorn, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Land O lakes, FL