The Virtual Reality (VR) and Apps Therapy Course has been created to connect this new technology concept of therapeutic approach to professionals, such as: psychologists, therapists, psychiatrists, physiotherapists, psychopedagogists, trainees, students, and also, all professionals related to the VR technology industry, patients and anyone who is interested to be updated in the new technologies of Virtual Reality, Apps, Biosensors and their applications focused on the welfare of each specific group or individual..
This is a fast and objective course. In just one hour, this accelerated VR course will explain in twenty-two, very well illustrated short videos, how doctors and researchers of many universities and clinics, worldwide, are using this new immersive technology to bring relief to patients of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), depression, burn pain, stress, phobias, trauma, panic, fears, autism, Parkinson and Alzheimer. With the help of Virtual Reality, patients are being able to revive their fears, panic and trauma, just like if they were there, in the scene. In addition to enjoying beautiful, relaxing and, magic environments and landscapes according to the chosen therapy, without leaving the office.
There is no need for any additional material to take this course. Each of the twelve sections covered: the concept of VR; the different VR Apps used for specific therapies (for each disorder); the academic institutions which are applying VR; the results of VR researches worldwide; the description of each VR therapy according to various disorders, how to download free and paied VR and non-VR Apps, all informations pertaining to the set-up of their own equipment, and finally, a rich collection of research sources at the click of a finger.
Virtual Reality and Apps for therapies? What is it? Step into the newest technology of VR that will involve you and your patients, and it will put you right into their emotions while they're also being monitored by a brain wave monitoring headset - the biosensor.
Find out all the well-known institutions which are researching and applying Virtual Reality for therapies,
The basic principles and objectives of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in the VR immersive approach.
Find out the VR application to treat burn pain. It was developed and succesfully applied by a.US university.
Find out the VR application to treat autism. It was developed and succesfully applied by a.US university.
Find out the VR application to treat Parkinson disease. It was developed and succesfully applied by a Parkinson foundation.
Find out the VR applications to treat Alzheimer disease. They are available for free downloads in an online platform for Alzheimer.
Find out the case of an English musician who suffered from depression and trauma who was succesfully treated by VR, in a British University.
Find out the VR program, a Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy to treat PTSD. It was developed and succesfully applied by a US university.
Find out the VR App for flying phobia which has been succesfully applied by two clinics: in US and Brazil. The total cost of this therapy can be up to US$ 2.000 dollars.
Find out the VR application to treat arachnophobia succesfully applied by clinics and university in the US and Europe.
What disorders are being researched and treated with Virtual Reality?
Full information regarding the applications that are being used to treat different disorders, including their names and web addresses.
Reviewing the relevant points of free and paid Virtual Reality Apps, choosing between PC and mobile models, and the experience in 3D and 360 degrees.
What is the Google Cardboard headset? The cost and quality, compared to other headsets, and how to buy it.
What is the Oculus Rift headset? Its components, the cost and quality, compared to other headsets, and how to buy it.
What is the HTC Vive headset? Its components, the cost and quality, compared to other headsets, and how to buy it.
What is the Samsung Gear headset?The cost and quality, compared to other headsets, and how to buy it.
How do you set up your own PC for the VR equipment to run, according to the professional team?
The developers have made available many, free and paid, VR Apps or VR experiences, in the internet, which can be used to treat different phobias. However, they haven't been officially endorsed by any institution or professional, so far. Thus, they can be evaluated and applied for therapies by you, as a professional.
I am Professor Tania Virginia Sena and I have been teaching for 18 years. I have a Master degree in Public Health and Social Welfare, from Oslo University College (Norway). I have a Postgraduate degree in Psychopedagogy and Neurocognition, and a graduate degree in Sociology.
I have been studying neurocognition and neuroscience of emotions for the past 10 years. In regards to VR for therapies, non-VR Apps and the brain wave monitoring, I have been doing many researches in addition to making investments to set-up my own equipment according to the demands of new technologies, in order to know how it is being used to treat disorders such as: depression, phobias, stress, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Parkinson, Alzheimer and burn pain.
Now I am glad to share all knowledge that I have acquired by presenting you this course of Virtual Reality and Apps for therapies.