Emotional Transformation Therapy (ETT)
What is Emotional Transformation Therapy (ETT)?
ETT is an attachment-based interpersonal therapy that is used to treat a wide variety of mental health issues including but not limited to depression, anxiety, and trauma. Founded by Dr. Steven Vazquez, ETT is based on a combination of four main components: psychotherapy, light therapy, eye movement and brainwave entrainment/disentrainment (similar in some ways to biofeedback). All listed components are verified as effective therapeutic interventions by a variety of respected research.
So, how does it work?
ETT uses new research about how light stimulation impacts mood and makes possible pathways to transform emotional states, therefore decreasing the distress one may feel.
Resource article: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seasonal-affective-disorder/in-depth/seasonal-affective-disorder-treatment/art-20048298
Research has concluded that emitting certain wavelengths of light into a client’s eyes during a therapy session can pull forward previously blocked emotions and transform mood.
ETT is documented to transform both emotional and physical pain through these interventions of light, color and eye movement. With this kind of brain stimulation, ETT often drastically speeds up access to new and helpful insights that exceed traditional talk therapies. This modality can be seen as a form of biofeedback where integration and strengthening of neurological activity can sidestep intellect and target specific parts of the brain for high levels of distress reduction.
Dr. Lamar is a Level 2 trained ETT therapist. Please reach out with any questions regarding ETT.
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