Similar to PTSD, Acute Stress Reactions are brought on by an overwhelming traumatic event and produce symptoms of nightmares, flashbacks, triggered memories, increased fear, and being easily startled. Unlike PTSD, Acute Stress Reactions do not last for months or years, but usually last between a few days to one month after the traumatic incident occurs. Some individuals who have Acute Stress Reactions may go on to suffer from PTSD.
Positive Psychology is the scientific study of what makes life most worth living. It is more than a focus on fleeting happiness or warm feelings. Rather, it places great emphasis on meaning, helping t...View Condition
A form of in-depth talk therapy, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy works to bring forth the unconscious content of a patient’s psyche in order to alleviate psychic tension. In bringing buried thoughts or f...View Condition
Meditation is a practice in mindfulness. While many think that it is the practice of “turning off one’s thoughts,” this actually isn’t true. Meditation is instead about learning to observe one’s thoug...View Condition
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, of ACT, is a kind of clinical behavioral analysis that focuses on helping patients to accept facts or situations they may be overreacting to or avoiding. It uses acc...View Condition
EMDR, of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, is a psychotherapy that helps individuals who are dealing with emotional distress from past life experiences heal. With EMDR, this healing can t...View Condition