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Progressive counting facilitates memory reconsolidation.

Citation: Lasser, K. A., & Greenwald, R. (2015). Progressive counting facilitates memory reconsolidation. The Neuropsychotherapist, 10, 30-37.

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Memory reconsolidation is a central element of certain psychotherapy approaches. Progressive counting (PC) is a recently developed trauma treatment that has performed at least as well as eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in two comparisons. Presented here is a case study of PC, as used within a phase model of trauma-informed treatment, to illustrate how it facilitates memory reconsolidation.