This intensive 1-day workshop provides training in Written Exposure Therapy (WET), an evidence-based treatment for PTSD. It presents the theory underlying WET, a brief overview of WET’s empirical support, and step-by-step instructions in the WET protocol techniques. Throughout the workshop strategies for conceptualizing and dealing with co-morbidity, managing avoidance, and keeping patients optimally engaged are provided.
The Center for Deployment Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Center for Deployment Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Denise M. Sloan, Ph.D. earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Case Western Reserve University. She is the Associate Director of the Behavioral Science Division, National Center for PTSD and a Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. She is an expert on psychosocial interventions for traumatic stress disorders and has a specific interest in efficient treatments for PTSD. Dr. Sloan conducted a long line of studies that led to the development of Written Exposure Therapy. Since developing the treatment, she has conducted several studies examining its efficacy. This work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.
Dr. Marx is a Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and Deputy Director of the Behavioral Science Division of the National Center for PTSD at VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Marx graduated with Honors in Psychology from Boston University in 1989. He completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Mississippi in 1996. Dr. Marx is an expert in behavior therapy, PTSD assessment, and the effects of trauma. He has published over 200 peer reviewed papers and book chapters. His work has been funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He serves on the editorial board of several scientific journals and has served as a grant reviewer for the National Institute of Mental Health, Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs.
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