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Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Brooke Bralove, LCSW-C about a tool she uses to support trauma survivors called Accelerated Resolution Therapy. Listen in as Laura asks all the questions about this method, called ART for short. Also, doors are now open for new Trauma Therapist Network community members! 

Brooke Bralove, LCSW-C is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, psychotherapist, sex therapist, Basic Accelerated Resolution Therapy Practitioner, and Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator, specializing in treating adults, couples, and groups with depression, anxiety, and relationship challenges. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University’s School of Social Work. Additionally, she is a graduate of the Washington School of Psychiatry’s Clinical Program on Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and the National Group Psychotherapy Institute. Ms. Bralove has maintained a private practice in the D.C. metro area for more than 18 years.

Listen to the episode on Spotify!

Visit Brooke’s website here:  https://brookebralove.com/

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Find Laura’s most frequently recommended resources for learning about trauma here – includes recommended books and trainings.

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Find a trauma therapist near you at Trauma Therapist Network’s trauma therapist directory. www.traumatherapistnetwork.com Trauma is real, healing is possible and help is available. 

Podcast produced by Pete Bailey – https://petebailey.net/audio

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June 23, 2023

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Laura Reagan, LCSW-C

Laura Reagan, LCSW-C is an integrative trauma therapist and owner of a group practice, the Baltimore Annapolis Center for Integrative Healing. She is also the host of Therapy Chat and Trauma Chat podcasts and the founder of the Trauma Therapist Network, a website for learning information about trauma and finding resources and help for trauma.

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