PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is caused by overwhelming trauma that is experienced directly or indirectly and leads to emotional constriction of intrusive symptoms. These symptoms can include nightmares, flashbacks, triggered memories, increased fear, being easily startled, and more. These symptoms can occur directly after the trauma is experienced and will last for months, sometimes, years, after the traumatic incident occurs.
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
Exposure therapy is a way to help patients face their fears. Typically when we are afraid of an object or situation, we tend to avoid them. While this is helpful in the short term, it creates a growin...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
This is a type of psychotherapy in which patterns of negative thoughts about oneself or the world are challenged in order to assuage unwanted behavioral patterns. The end goal is simply to improve men...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