Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma
The effects of trauma can last for years despite whether they begin and end in an instant or happen over time. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is characterized by anxiety from previous traumatic events and can affect anyone who is predisposed at any stage in their lives. The types of PTSD include:
The degree of PTSD varies among individuals. While some individuals may experience mild symptoms—such as irritability—others may be debilitated by the co-occurring disorders that often accompany PTSD, including substance abuse, depressive disorders, and anxiety disorders.
Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Symptoms of PTSD include but aren’t limited to:
How We Treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma
Our treatment environment is firmly rooted in our Social Integration Model™, which aims to encourage positive social functioning. Our individualized treatment plans are customized based on client’s individual needs; no two treatment plans are the same. We aim to assist in relieving the stress that comes from assimilating back into everyday life and help our clients achieve the highest levels of functioning and independence once they leave treatment. Our treatment for PTSD and trauma includes: