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POSTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER THERAPY IN OMAHA, NE
Have you or a loved one suffered a life-changing event?
Are you finding it difficult to cope?†
It is perfectly normal to experience strong emotions and a sense of uncertainty after experiencing a traumatic event. However, if you find that you are continuing to experience intense or disturbing thoughts and feelings long after a traumatic event has ended, you may be suffering from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).†
People with PTSD frequently relive past trauma through flashbacks or nightmares and may feel detached from others; avoiding situations or people that remind them of the traumatic event. It is also common to experience strong feelings of fear, anger, sadness, guilt, or shame.†
Facts About PTSD
∑ Over 7 million Americans age 18 and older have been diagnosed with PTSD.
∑ 67% of people exposed to mass violence have been shown to develop PTSD, a higher rate than those exposed to natural disasters or other types of traumatic events.
∑ People who have experienced previous traumatic events run a higher risk of developing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, which is characterized by three main types of symptoms:
PTSD Treatments and Counseling
At Counseling Connections & Associates, we help our clients overcome adversity, trauma, or significant stress by building resilience through a combination of education, support, and skills-building.†