Therapies for PTSD Lee Memorial Health System Almost everyday it seems news about PTSD gets worse. From it's link to suicide and violent behavior and the shear number of veterans who battle it. But there are positives too as clinicians focus on treatment.
Art can heal PTSD's invisible wounds TED Trauma silences its victims, says creative arts therapist Melissa Walker, but art can help those suffering from the psychological wounds of war begin to open up and heal. In this inspiring talk, Walker describes how mask-making, in particular, allows afflicted servicemen and women reveal what haunts them — and, finally, start to let it go.
Suffering Soldiers: A Look at PTSD Lee Memorial Health System Walk into American Legion Post 38 and you'll find war relics. Preserved so people won't lose sight of the sacrifices made on their behalf. But a new generation of soldiers are keeping their war memories bottled up inside them. Post traumatic stress disorder.
Anxiety, Trauma and How Prolonged Exposure Therapy Works For PTSD SAMHSA Dr. Edna Foa is an expert on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The program she developed, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, involves revisiting traumatic memories in order to diminish their power and is regarded as one of the most effective therapies for PTSD to date. In this video, Dr. Foa discusses how she came to develop Prolonged Exposure Therapy and what its major components include. The video also includes an interview with a Prolonged Exposure Therapy patient, Sharonn, who shares a personal story of recovery from trauma.