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CBC Covers Virtual Therapy to Be Used in Canada

May 16, 2012

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation covered Canada’s decision to begin using the ICT’s virtual reality exposure therapy for treating PTSD. Skip Rizzo, ICT’s associate director for medical virtual reality developed the innovative therapy, which is currently being used and studied across the U.S..

“The research shows, pretty consistently over the years, that by having the person gradually imagine or be exposed in VR to events in the traumatic memories, that they’re able to process emotional memories,” said Rizzo in the story.