Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is commonly associated with veterans or first responders who have experienced war or other violent acts. After their experiences, they exhibit symptoms of PTSD such as extreme anxiety, combat-related flashbacks, unpredictable aggression, and mood and memory disturbances. However, PTSD is not limited to military personnel. In fact, it can and does occur in many individuals, both adults and children, who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event including natural disasters, serious accidents, terrorist act, rape or other violent personal assault or trauma.
PTSD Counseling is the most effective method to relieve symptoms in individuals suffering from PTSD. Our therapists at Lifeologie are trained in multiple approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness and Meditation, Group Therapy, and other alternative approaches. Your therapist may use one or multiple approaches to assist you in overcoming the traumatic experiences so that you can go on to live a normal life.
Following a traumatic event, stress-related symptoms, including hypervigilance, are upgraded to a diagnosis of PTSD when the following indicators present for longer than a month: