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PTSD Therapy

PTSD Therapy

What is PTSD?

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There's a good chance that you have heard about PTSD before. It is most often depicted in the media as something that is experienced by those who served in a war or suffered from domestic or sexual abuse. You wouldn't be alone, however, if you didn't have a full understanding of what PTSD is. Maybe you know some of the...[ read more ]

What is Trauma?

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There are certain words that get thrown around carelessly. "Triggers" is absolutely one of those. We hear people say, "I felt so triggered by xyz..." and yes, maybe they did feel that way. However, using this word to describe any situation that you don't feel okay with is undermining the very real experience that others have. We're talking about trauma...[ read more ]

Part 2: How to Treat PTSD

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Unfortunately, many people throughout their lifetime will go through a traumatic experience. It can happen to anyone and for any reason. Trauma can have a profound impact on somebody’s life and cause them to experience debilitating symptoms and cause a lot of distress and turmoil. There is no timeline for when someone may begin experiencing trauma symptoms after a traumatic...[ read more ]

Part 1: Signs & Symptoms of PTSD

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Most people will experience at least one traumatic experience in their lifetime. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs due to a highly stressful or emotional situation that someone has gone through. Most people recognize PTSD as occurring if a person previously experienced war. However, many more situations or events can be considered traumatic. While this list is not exhaustive, here are...[ read more ]