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Posts Tagged ‘Post Traumatic Stress Disorder’

Concierge Psychotherapy and Coaching

Concierge Psychotherapy and Coaching

Concierge Psychotherapy and Coaching If your status, lifestyle, public profile, schedule, or employment do not allow you to seek typical psychotherapy in a crowded therapy office, then concierge therapy and coaching is for you. Dr. Shawna Freshwater provides VIP concierge psychotherapy, counseling, coaching, and healing to the most elite members of society. Dr. Freshwater is…

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negative coping to stress, trauma, PTSD

Negative Coping to Stress, Trauma, and PTSD

If you are stressed out, experience symptoms of trauma or have PTSD, you may try to deal with your problems through avoidance and other negative ways of coping that cause more harm than good. This is called negative coping. Negative coping means you use quick fixes that may make your mental and physical health worse…

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Coping with Traumatic Stress

Positive Coping with Traumatic Stress

When trauma survivors take direct action to cope with their stress reactions, they put themselves in a position of  awesome power. Positive active coping with trauma makes you begin to feel less helpless, not a victim, and like a Warrior. • Active coping means accepting the impact of trauma on your life and taking direct…

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ACUTE STRESS Disorder

Acute Stress Disorder STRESSED OUT

OMG STRESSED OUT Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) is a caused by traumatic stress and lasts at least 3 days to 1-month. The DSM-5 manual states that stressful events which do not include severe and traumatic components do not lead to Acute Stress Disorder . Acute Stress Disorder develops after exposure to one or more traumatic events,…

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Trauma PTSD

I Have Experienced Trauma. Do I have PTSD ?

  Trauma & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Trauma and PTSD: After a traumatic event, it is normal to think, act, and feel differently than usual. Most individuals will start to feel better after a few weeks or months. However, If your symptoms last longer than a few months, are very upsetting, or disrupt your…

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