Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

What is PTSD? Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can develop after exposure to a traumatic event. Symptoms can manifest immediately following the event, or weeks, months, or years later. It is normal to experience some sort of stress-related symptoms after a trauma. Common reactions include… Read More

Why is Therapy Beneficial?

In 2019, the conversation around mental health related issues has grown. In general, people are more comfortable talking about it, and while the talk is a helpful first step, it cannot be the end of the conversation.  Untreated mental health issues can trigger negative behaviors, strained relationships, and a… Read More

Trauma Associated With Sexual Assault

Trauma. We read about it in newspapers, we hear about it on television, we see the hashtags on social media. The American Psychological Association defines trauma as an “emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape, or natural disaster.” As can be seen with this definition, there are… Read More