Post-Traumatic stress is the psychological reaction to a severely stressful or physically threatening event that often causes anxiety, flashbacks, hyper-vigilance, depression, suicidal ideations, and other mental health concerns over an extended period of time. People who experience PTSD may continue to feel afraid or anxious long after the danger is no longer present. Trauma/PTSD is defined as any deeply disturbing event like natural disasters, accidents or rape.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Causes
Exposure to actual or threatened death, serious injury, or sexual violence in one or more of the following ways:
Treatment of PTSD
Psychotherapy is the most commonly used approach in treating trauma/PTSD. Psychotherapy can assist clients who suffer from trauma with understanding their feelings and experiences, creating plans to stay safe, developing positive coping skills, and finding other support and resources. 11th Hour PTSD Trauma Retreat can help clients recover from trauma long after the event took place. Trauma that has not been dealt with is one of the leading reasons people seek counseling or therapy.
The most common therapies that have proven effective in trauma treatment are Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). The goal of 11th Hour PTSD Trauma Retreat’s therapy is to provide a solid foundation and jump start to healing.