FDT Frequently Asked Questions
- Is FDT available in my area?
Classes for Future Directed Therapy are currently only available in select areas throughout the country. If you are interested in taking an FDT course please send an email or call the Emory Clinic 404-778-2207.
- What other options are available to improve how I feel?
If you are struggling with depression there are many good treatment options that are widely available and you should seek the advice of a licensed mental health professional who can advise you on what evidence-based treatments are best for you.
These websites should be able to help you find a qualified mental health provider in your area:
- Is there any evidence to support the effectiveness of FDT?
Two studies have been conducted comparing FDT to group based CBT for depression. In both studies the people who participated reported that FDT reduced symptoms of depression and anxiety as well as improving quality of life. For more information please see the article links on the research page.
- Is there a therapist manual?
We are in the process of preparing training materials for therapists. Please check back in 2015 for more information.
- How can I refer my patients for treatment
Treatment using Future Directed Therapy is currently being offered at select areas throughout the country. If you would like to refer a patient for treatment contact The Emory Clinic at 404-778-2207 or by email.