This webinar presents Written Exposure Therapy (WET), a 5 session treatment for PTSD. Background research examining the necessary and sufficient components of successful PTSD treatment led to the development of WET which is described in the webinar. In addition, empirical evidence supporting the efficacy of the treatment is presented. There will also be a discussion regarding when WET should and should not be used. Discussion of using the treatment with complex cases is also included.
1. Identify critical elements of written exposure therapy.
3. Describe situations when it is appropriate to use written exposure therapy.