Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
PTSD affects 3.5% of the U.S. adult population, approximately 7.7 million Americans and 37% of PTSD cases are classified as severe.
PTSD symptoms are generally grouped into four types: intrusive memories, avoidance, negative changes in thinking and mood, or changes in emotional reactions.
MPS PLLC clinicians specialize in the psychotherapy treatment of PTSD. Post-traumatic stress is treated and managed in several ways, including but not limited to:
- Psychotherapy, including cognitive behavioral, cognitive-processing, mindfulness, and relaxation therapies
- Self-management strategies, including psychoeducation and self-soothing strategies
See more at: http://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Posttraumatic-Stress-Disorder#sthash.O4gb6hTe.dpuf and mayoclinic.org/post-traumatic-stress-disorder
Psychotherapy is a collaborative process which aims to foster positive change, and in turn leads to an improved quality of life. Beginning psychotherapy is often the first step toward becoming the healthiest version of yourself, regardless of the challenges you are facing. MPS provides Psychotherapy for Couples, Adults and Teens.