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DAKota Oak Counseling

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Sioux Falls SD 57108

 

 

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD is a disorder that affects people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. It is normal for people who have undergone trauma to have anxiety, trouble sleeping, fear, and other symptoms for up to a month after the event. If these symptoms persist, it could be a case of PTSD.

Personal experiences such as going to war, being in prison, rape, assault, witnessing a murder or natural disaster, or other severe experiences can all be classified as traumatic. Adjusting to life after a traumatic event can take time, but many people are able to successfully make the transition. Other people are not able to deal with the traumatic event as easily. Some signs of PTSD are:

  • Constantly reliving the event
  • Thinking the event will happen again
  • Trouble sleeping or nightmares about the event
  • Reactions to impulses that remind you of the event
  • Paranoia

While the thoughts of the event might affect some people, others may be consumed by trying to block out the event completely. They will avoid people, places, images, sounds, and other stimuli that remind them of the traumatic event.

Therapy can help those suffering from PTSD. Through talk therapy we can slowly revisit the event so that it can be understood, dealt with, and eventually accepted on a personal level. Therapy can also help you manage your reactions to stimuli that remind you of the event. You can live a normal life after going through a traumatic event, call us today.

 
 
 
Sioux Falls Therapy DAKota Oak Counseling is a certified Therapy specializing in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, depression, counseling, therapist, rehabilitation and much more in Sioux Falls, SD. We also do Cognitive - Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Individual Therapy, Child Therapy, Family Therapy, Couples Counseling, Anxiety & Panic Attacks, Depression, Stress, What is Grief or Bereavement?, Social Anxiety Disorder, Compulsive Disorders - Addictions, Eating Disorders, Health Anxiety or Hypochondria, Self Esteem - Life Transitions, Domestic Violence, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Suicide, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and all work related in the 57108 area and surrounding areas in Sioux Falls