complex ptsd treatment center

What Is a Complex PTSD Treatment Center?

Most people are at least passingly familiar with PTSD and recognize the difficulties it entails. However, when several traumas are experienced over an extended period, this can result in acutely disruptive and intense symptoms outside the scope of what is seen in conventional PTSD. This variant of PTSD is termed complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,…

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3 Dialectical Behavior Therapy Techniques

Dialectical behavior therapy, also known as DBT, is a common mental health treatment technique used to treat a variety of mental health struggles. This modified form of CBT, or cognitive behavioral therapy, allows people to learn to live in the moment, regulate emotions, cope with stress, and improve relationships with those around them. Originally developed to…

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What Are the Signs of PTSD?

As per the American Psychiatric Association, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects about 3.5 percent of American adults. PTSD is a psychiatric disorder that occurs in people who have experienced traumatic events. A person with PTSD may experience disturbing thoughts and feelings that take them back to when they encountered the traumatic event. In severe cases,…

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Characteristics of a Good PTSD Treatment Program

Trauma can dramatically alter a person’s mental state, both immediately after the trauma and for years to come. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that arises from unprocessed trauma after experiencing a particularly shocking, dangerous, or stressful event. People living with PTSD often report severe anxiety, nightmares, or uncontrollable flashbacks to a…