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Understanding Prolonged Exposure Therapy: Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) is a specialized form of cognitive-behavioral therapy designed to treat individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Developed by Dr. Edna Foa, this evidence-based approach helps individuals confront and process traumatic memories and reduce the distress associated with them. PE aims to empower individuals to regain control over their lives after experiencing trauma. Application and Scope of Prolonged Exposure Therapy: Prolonged Exposure Therapy is primarily applied to individuals who have experienced trauma and are struggling with the symptoms of PTSD. It is particularly effective for individuals seeking relief from symptoms such as flashbacks, nightmares, and avoidance behaviors. PE is relevant for people of various backgrounds who have experienced traumatic events. What to Expect in Prolonged Exposure Therapy Sessions: In Prolonged Exposure Therapy sessions, individuals work with a trained therapist who guides them through a structured and evidence-based treatment plan. The therapy typically involves gradually confronting traumatic memories, often through repeated imaginal exposure (discussing the traumatic event) and in vivo exposure (facing avoided situations). Over time, individuals learn to process and reframe their traumatic experiences, leading to a reduction in PTSD symptoms.

Professionals Who Specialize in Prolonged Exposure Therapy

Dr. Chaya Lieba Kobernick

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

לא עליך המלאכה לגמור ולא אתה בן חורין להבטל ממנה

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Rachel Brezel

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

If you want to live a life you’ve never lived, you have to do things you’ve never done.

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Anna Fineberg

Therapist, PhD

  • 🧘 Calm
  • 💭 Open minded
  • 💙 Warm
  • 👂 Listener

Reuven Cohen, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Self-love is the only antidote to the chaos of existence. And if you don’t love and care for yourself and your own needs, you will cause unnecessary suffering both for yourself and others. - Dr. JBP

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💪 Challenging
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Jacob (Chezki) Finkelstein

Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, MTL, MSCC, LPC

Because you have it in you.

Sarah Green

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

My goal is to empower you to achieve your desired outcomes and create a more fulfilling life.

  • 🧘 Calm
  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🤝 Collaborative
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Nina Kaweblum, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

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