Tag Archives: Prolonged Exposure Therapy

How Evolution Created PTSD

PTSD can be a painful, life altering psychiatric condition. Fortunately, science has brought us highly effective treatments that can give PTSD sufferers new lives. However, stigma often makes PTSD sufferers feel that having the disorder, much less seeking treatment for it, is either a weakness or a personal failure. But the symptoms underlying PTSD are… Read More »

Managing Trauma in a Collective Trauma: PTSD in the Time of a Pandemic

Join Dr. Kyle Haney for a discussion of ways to tolerate difficulties with trauma during the pandemic and information about evidence-based approaches to treating trauma! During this 30-minute webinar- with an additional 15-minute Q&A- you will learn a few skills to manage common trauma symptoms, such as flashbacks, intrusive thoughts, feeling on edge, and negative… Read More »

How To Use The PTSD Coach Application (PE Coach)

PE stands for Prolonged Exposure and it is that is designed to work for veterans that suffer from PTSD. The PTSD Coach Application makes it easier to track your appointments, progress, homework, and how you are doing by taking the PHQ 9 test as well as the PCL 5 test which is both mental health… Read More »

New DSM-V Criteria for PTSD

Dr. Sandy Capaldi discusses the newly unveiled DSM-V diagnostic criteria for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in a lecture at the CTSA! Sandy Capaldi, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist at the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety. For more information about our Center, look us up at http://www.med.upenn.edu/ctsa/index.html or visit us at our Facebook… Read More »

PTSD and The Healing Process: Q&A with Dr. Melissa Milanak & Dr. Rod West

This video is part 2 of “Resilience: A Testimony Of God’s Grace And Healing,” where I sit down with my doctor, Melissa Milanak from MUSC, and we talk about the PTSD healing process. Part of our conversation addresses some of the steps I went through under Dr. Milanak’s guidance and the importance of my Christian… Read More »

Introduction to the PE Coach app

PE Coach is a free and publicly available mobile app for people who are engaged in Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy with a clinical provider. It was created by a team at the National Center for PTSD, Department of Veterans Affairs. PE is an evidence-based psychotherapy used to treat posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. If you… Read More »

Prolonged exposure therapy helps Josh overcome PTSD.

Josh reached out for support from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) after PTSD started taking over his life. Now he can cope with his stressors. http://explore.va.gov Explore the benefits VA has to offer, and apply today. Source: Youtube

LSD Assisted Psychotherapy for treating PTSD

Despite the high efficacy of current PTSD therapy treatments, 5% of all Americans are still affected. One of the most effective treatments is Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PET) where clients meet with a therapist to describe, in detail, what trauma they experienced. The end goal of this treatment is for the client to be able to… Read More »

Compassionate care for PTSD

Learn the power of prolonged exposure therapy in changing the lives of people suffering from PTSD. Dr. Chad Wetterneck, PhD, clinical supervisor, explains our treatment approach at Rogers Behavioral Health. Learn more: https://rogersbh.org/what-we-treat/ptsd If you or someone you know is struggling, Rogers can help. Visit rogersbh.org or call 800-767-4411. Rogers Behavioral Health: https://rogersbh.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rogers.behavioral.health/… Read More »

The power of PTSD treatment

Learn the power of prolonged exposure therapy in changing the lives of people suffering from PTSD. Dr. Chad Wetterneck, PhD, clinical supervisor, explains our treatment approach at Rogers Behavioral Health. Learn more: https://rogersbh.org/what-we-treat/ptsd If you or someone you know is struggling, Rogers can help. Visit rogersbh.org or call 800-767-4411. Rogers Behavioral Health: https://rogersbh.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rogers.behavioral.health/… Read More »

Anxiety, Trauma and How Prolonged Exposure Therapy Works For PTSD ft. Dr. Edna Foa

Dr. Edna Foa is an expert on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The program she developed, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, involves revisiting traumatic memories in order to diminish their power and is regarded as one of the most effective therapies for PTSD to date. In this video, Dr. Foa discusses how she came to develop Prolonged Exposure… Read More »

How do I decide which treatment [for posttraumatic stress disorder] to try?

There are a number of effective treatments available for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Hear suggestions for deciding which type of treatment to try from three experienced therapists. Learn more about the treatment of PTSD at http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/gen-treatment.asp Source: Youtube