Getting Started With PTSD Therapy
Nov 29, 2018
PTSD Therapy can be extremely daunting. You may be unsure where to start when you are already dealing with the stress
of past trauma. We provide
individual and family therapy in Fresno, Kingsburg, Oakhurst, and
Visalia California, including PTSD therapy. Therapy can help
you overcome some symptoms of PTSD such as outbursts, nightmares,
flashbacks, or general fear. The steps to getting into PTSD therapy are
simple enough and can be followed through in a quick manner.
In order to start you must first be a part of the practice. That's easy enough, and a great start to recovering and growing. One part of the practice it is imperative to have an intake appointment to establish your problem and work into the practice.
Once intake has been done and you are part of the practice you can begin therapy. The offices utilize CBT or cognitive behavioral therapy to handle PTSD and you will become quickly aware of what this means. CBT is, in fairly easy terms, A therapy that tries to change your thoughts through various and continued retraining of the bad thoughts. While this may seem fairly easy it can be something that many people feel is overwhelming and difficult to handle.
CBT is one of the most common
therapies and is also considered to be one of the most effective
therapies. This therapy is considered useful in PTSD by many
professionals and is imperative to the treatment (but not curing)
of PTSD. It is also important to remember that while this journey may be
long and painful, PTSD cannot be cured but you can learn to handle it
and deal with many of the symptoms through therapy and assistance.
If there are any questions, you would like to join the practice or other concerns you can contact us here.