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

Understanding PTSD and Available Treatments

Available Treatments for PTSD in Cranberry Twp, Monroeville & Mt. Lebanon, PA The National Comorbidity Survey Replication estimates that approximately 6.8% of the population will develop Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) at some point in life.  Women are more than twice as likely than men to develop symptoms of PTSD… Read More

Stress

We have all read how stress increases the risk of medical problems over time. Although most are aware of stresses dangers we still avoid it because of the discomfort. However, ignoring stress in particular when one has heart disease is done so at your peril. Read More
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