Memrec for the treatment of anxiety
The Memrec method is attractive for two reasons: its short duration and its high effectiveness. The confrontation with the fear takes less than half an hour, and in 83% of the people the unrealistic fear disappears after one treatment session.
Memrec: the basics
Kindt Clinics was founded by Prof. Dr. Merel Kindt, from the University of Amsterdam. After 20 years of research, she developed the fast and effective Memrec method for the treatment of anxiety. We welcome people from all over the world.
The Memrec Method is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy. However, Memrec doesn't just address fearthoughts orfear behavior , but immediately the fearemotion. This causes the fear to disappear permanently.
Treatment at Kindt Clinics within one day
A treatment usually consists of one treatment session and one check
And we start with an intake interview
This is without obligation. This way you can make a conscious decision whether or not to go for the treatment.
In the Memrec treatment we use a single pill. This is propranolol, a beta blocker. Propranolol has been around for 60 years and is used daily by tens of millions of people worldwide, often either for temporarily lowering anxiety (for example during a driving exam), or daily as a blood pressure-lowering medication.
It goes without saying that we are careful with this medication. At Kindt Clinics, we therefore work together with a doctor who is responsible for medical screening and prescribing the one-off medication. We have not had any unpleasant experience with the use of propranolol in scientific research or in practice.
Especially if you are under 18, have cardiovascular problems, severe asthma or low blood pressure, propranolol could have adverse effects. In that case the Memrec method is not suitable, unfortunately.
Would you like to discuss your personal situation, feel free to email us .
Experiences at Kindt Clinics
Watch a Memrec treatment
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In the documentary Memory Hackers (which is on Netflix in some countries) you can see part of a Memrec treatment. Although every treatment is different in practice, it does give an impression of the Memrec method.