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Prior to 2004, implicit emotional memories—the root cause of the vast majority of clinical symptoms such as depression, anxiety, panic, PTSD etc—were thought to be ineradicable, a fixed ‘life sentence’. The best therapy could hope to achieve was to counteract the symptom-generating memories by over-riding the symptoms. This strategy is widely applied throughout the various forms of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), solution-focused therapy and the positive therapies.
Since 2004, however, neuroscience has evidenced the specific experiential steps required to first unlock these emotional memories in the brain and then permanently modify them or erase them altogether…