Category Archives: PTSD Training

PTSD Training Online

PTSD Training Online   Visit the PTSD Course Catalog page.   Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has become a household word in many places in the world. It has received increasing attention since the PTSD diagnosis was created in 1980 by the American Psychiatric Association. Mixed messages about PTSD treatment programs While the effects of trauma are…
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Friends, Caregivers of PTSD Trauma Survivors

Friends, Caregivers of PTSD Trauma Survivors It's hard to watch someone you care about go through a tough time. Most people don't know what to say to even their closest friends after they've suffered a tragedy, trauma or death. For friends, caregivers of PTSD trauma survivors, an unconscious pressure can sneak up on you. There's…
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Trauma and the Nuclear Family

Trauma and the Nuclear Family The pain and frustration of practically any type of loss, pain or trauma come home to roost. Intimate relationships can suffer, isolation and alienation set in, and if embarrassment is allow to take hold, trauma can drive a wedge between the closest of family members. It's as if the trauma…
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Trauma Survivors

Trauma Survivors No one likes to think of themselves as a hero. And people suffer from ALL kinds of trauma! From near death experiences, to parents getting divorced dramatically when you were a child. It all hurts - it's impossible to compare pain. Considering all of this, I've arrived at the term "trauma survivors" as…
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PTSD Meaning

PTSD Meaning? It seems like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is in the news every day, but what does it mean? Don't let the PTSD meaning get lost solely in the media's coverage of the military. What does POST mean? Post means "after". So, we're talking about some kind of stress that happens AFTER a trauma.…
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What Clinicians Need to Know about PTSD

What Clinicians Need to Know about PTSD Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has become a household term in the United States as society has placed an increased emphasis on improving care for war veterans. Public perception hasn't begun to conceptualize that PTSD affects more than just the military population. Practically any life-threatening or severely emotional event…
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