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How Children can Recover from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Today on Mental Help Desk, Ruth Exley, LCSW, talks about a child’s brain after going through a traumatic experience and the potential for recovery from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Source: Youtube

Overcoming Trauma & Abuse | Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Overcoming trauma and abuse can be challenging since it’s not only difficult to discuss, but also difficult to let go of. But, it is possible if you put your mind to it and focus on your goals and are persistent. By eliminating existing abuse, facing the memories and letting go of them, creating distractions to… Read More »

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Mickey Sperlich, Certified Professional Midwife, is co-author of Survivor Moms: Women’s Stories of Birthing, Mothering, and Healing after Sexual Abuse, a book project by and for mothers who are survivors of sexual abuse. This interview clip is part of Rites of Passage, an exclusive video series and art/photo/ essay contest that engages mothers across the… Read More »


!!!PLEASE NOTE THIS COULD BE POSSIBLE TRIGGER!!!!! A short film of images and information for those suffering with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD. This video was made by me as a PTSD sufferor who felt there was not enough help for those with PTSD or for family of friends coping with a victim. This… Read More »

PTSD Part One – What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

This week I will be focusing my attention on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. In this first blog about the illness I will introducing the illness and explaining the signs and symptoms. Please join me for further discussions on PTSD in later videos where I will be talking about the brain, living with PTSD and treatments… Read More »

Recovering From PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (P.2)

Recovering from PTSD can be very difficult. In this clip paul touches on a few techniques he has found useful when coaching iraq war and other veterans. By being present, and reminding one’s self that now is the only truth, one can help turn the tide of negative reflection/projection toward purpose and empowerment. www.paulchek.com www.chekinstitute.com… Read More »

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD and the Military

Following trauma, most people experience stress reactions but many do not develop PTSD. Mental health experts are not sure why some people develop PTSD and others do not. However, if stress reactions do not improve over time and they disrupt everyday life, help should be sought to determine if PTSD is a factor. As a… Read More »

5. PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)

5. PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) After enduring a highly traumatic experience such as military combat, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) should not go untreated. Correlations between this severe anxiety condition and the effects of cannabis have gained tremendous attention in recent years, which has led to PTSD becoming a qualifying condition for medical marijuana.[6]Fear learning is… Read More »