ART Facts & Research
Army Col. (Dr.) Wendi Waits, director for Behavioral Health at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Accelerated Resolution Therapy for PTSD
This article by Wendi Waits, MD, or better known by me as Col. Wendi Waits, holds...
a great deal of weight for me, pun intended! Over the course of the past 4 years I watched the verbiage change surrounding Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) to evolve from a “promising new therapy for PTSD” to an “emerging, efficient therapy for PTSD and other psychiatric conditions” in a few short years; And for good reason, ART has aspects and components to its process that some therapies have in parts, but ART seems to have taken all of the best features of main-line evidence-based treatments and packaged them into a systemic protocol that is nothing short of miraculous, with almost too good to be true outcomes consistently.
– Wade Lang, ART Trainer Since 2017
Below are 7 key points made by the ARMY and Department of Defense prior to making the decision to have their providers, including psychiatrists, trained in Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART).
Empirical Evidence & Outcome Data for Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)
Kevin E. Kip, Ph.D. FAHA
Distinguished USF Health Professor with an active research program and co-author on more than 160 peer-reviewed publications.
Leading researcher worldwide in the study of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), a brief, emerging evidence-based treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related comorbidities.
Previous Executive Director (8 years) of the Research Center at the University of South Florida, College of Nursing.
Served as Interim Associate Dean for Research (1 year) at the University of South Florida, College of Nursing.
Certified Reviewer for the SAMHSA National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP).
If Dr. Kip were a major league ball player, the stats under his name to the left would ensure his rookie card would be worth a mint!
If the video presentation on the data wasn’t enough to hold water for you yet, read further. The section below is dedicated to research papers, peer reviewed journals, and articles that put ART to the test to hold water!
Beside each title you are welcome to view or print each file
“Randomized Controlled Trial of Accelerated-Resolution-Therapy ART for Symptoms of Combat-Related Post Traumatic-Stress Disorder PTSD”
“Evaluation of brief treatment of symptoms of psychological trauma among veteran residing in a homeless shelter by use of Accelerated Resolution Therapy”
“Brief Treatment of Symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD by Use of Accelerated Resolution Therapy ART”
“Brief treatment of co-occurring post traumatic stress and depressive-symptoms by use of accelerated resolution therapy”
“Clinical, Empirical, and Theoretical Rationale for Selection of Accelerated Resolution Therapy for Treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in VA and DoD Facilities”
“ART for Prolonged Grief 2020”