Proposed Psychological Health Treatments with No Evidence

Treatments are considered “evidence-based” only after they are shown to be efficacious in controlled research studies. The following proposed or existing treatments for psychological health conditions have no research studies evaluating their efficacy. Each of the treatments listed below were submitted to the Psychological Health Center of Excellence website as potential Psych Health Evidence Brief topics, but a MEDLINE search did not identify any research studies evaluating their efficacy.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

  • RESET (reconsolidation enhancement by stimulation of emotional triggers) therapy.

  • Self-regulation therapy (SRT)

  •  Brainspotting

Major Depressive Disorder

  • No submitted treatments at this time.

Alcohol Use Disorder/Substance Use Disorder

  • No submitted treatments at this time.