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Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET)

Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET) is a short-term treatment for survivors of trauma, developed by Shauer, Neuner & Elbert. The evidence base supports the use of NET for survivors of multiple trauma. Vivo.org is the NET founding organisation. It conducts and organises research into the use of NET.

NET worksheets

Key reading

  • Robjant, K., Fazel, M. (2010). The emerging evidence for Narrative Exposure Therapy: a review. Clinical Psychology Review, 30(8), 1030-1039 Read abstract
  • Neuner, F., Schauer, M., Klaschik, C., et al. (2004). A comparison of Narrative Exposure Therapy, Supportive Counselling, and Psychoeducation for Treating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in an african Refugee Settlement. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72(4), 579-587 msf.org archive.org
  • Elbert, T., Schauer, M. (2002). Burnt into memory. Nature, 419, 883. uni-konstanz.de archive.org