PTSD Causes & Effects

Learn About PTSD

Learn About PTSD & Treatment at Life Healing Center

When you decide to get professional treatment for trauma or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you take a courageous step toward a healthier future. Life Healing Center provides personalized trauma and PTSD treatment within a welcoming and supportive environment for adults of all genders, including all members of the LGBTQ+ community.

The Benefits of Treatment for Trauma & PTSD

The benefits of getting treatment for trauma or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) include working in close collaboration with a team of experienced professionals who can identify and address the full scope of your needs.

Untreated trauma or PTSD can undermine your physical, emotional, financial, and social well-being. Personalized trauma and PTSD treatment can guide you through the process of managing your thoughts and feelings, regaining control of your behaviors, and making the lifestyle changes that will promote continued progress.

Trauma and PTSD treatment at Life Healing Center includes several evidence-based services and therapies within a safe and welcoming environment. The day you arrive at our trauma and PTSD treatment center, you will realize that you are not alone. Here, you will discover the support you need to achieve the future you deserve.

Choosing the Right Treatment for Trauma & PTSD

When you’re seeking treatment for trauma and PTSD, it’s essential to find the treatment center that is best prepared to identify and address your unique needs. An important component of making this decision is understanding the levels of care a trauma and PTSD treatment center provides.

At Life Healing Center, we offer two levels of personalized treatment for trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder:

  • Our residential trauma and PTSD treatment program features round-the-clock support, customized care, and a variety of evidence-based therapies and practices.
  • Our partial hospitalization program (PHP) offers six daily hours of trauma and PTSD treatment services. When you’re not taking part in trauma and PTSD treatment through our PHP, you can return home or stay in an alternative residence.

A member of our team will be happy to explain the features and benefits of both levels of trauma and PTSD treatment so that you can choose the option that is right for you.

The Steps of Trauma & PTSD Treatment

Our trauma and PTSD treatment center has developed a streamlined process to connect you with the treatment you need as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Here’s a quick overview of the path to treatment for trauma or PTSD at Life Healing Center:

  • You can call us at any time. A member of our team is available 24/7 to answer your questions about treatment for trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder.
  • We will schedule an initial screening, which you can complete over the phone.
  • Our admissions team will review your information to ensure that we’re the ideal trauma and PTSD treatment center for you.
  • Once your admission has been approved, we’ll gather some additional information and set your arrival date.
  • When you arrive at our campus, you’ll meet our staff, receive a guided tour, and learn about our procedures.
  • We’ll develop a personalized PTSD treatment plan based on a thorough assessment of your needs.
  • Once your plan is in place, you can begin trauma treatment and prepare for a healthier future.

Therapies Used to Treat Trauma & PTSD

At Life Healing Center, treatment for PTSD and other trauma-related concerns includes a variety of evidence-based therapies and practices. The specific components of your personalized trauma or PTSD treatment plan will be determined by a thorough assessment of your needs.

Depending on what’s best for you, your PTSD or trauma treatment plan may include:

  • Basic medical care
  • Medication management services
  • Individual, group, and family sessions
  • Adjunctive therapies (optional services available at an additional cost)

Treatment for trauma and PTSD at Life Healing Center also incorporates multiple therapeutic modalities. Depending on your needs, your personalized treatment for trauma or PTSD may include dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and motivational interviewing.

The Impact of Untreated Trauma & PTSD

Untreated trauma and PTSD can put you at significant risk for considerable harm. When you need, but don’t get, treatment for trauma or PTSD, you may experience continued distress in virtually all areas of your life.

Without proper care for trauma and PTSD, you may struggle with physical health problems, relationship difficulties, setbacks at work or in school, and myriad other challenges. The cumulative physical, emotional, and social impact of untreated trauma and PTSD can be overwhelming.

But when you seek trauma treatment or treatment for PTSD at Life Healing Center, you can learn to manage your symptoms and regain control of your thoughts and behaviors. The compassionate professionals at our trauma treatment center can provide the focused care that will empower you to make sustained progress toward improved mental health.

Don’t let untreated trauma rob you of one more day. Get the PTSD treatment you need so that you can experience the healthier future you deserve.

This content was written on behalf of and reviewed by the clinical staff at Life Healing Center.

What Happens If Trauma & PTSD Symptoms Return?

Recovering from PTSD or other effects of trauma is a long-term effort.

When you get professional care for the effects of trauma or PTSD, you’ll learn to manage the symptoms you’ve been experiencing. You’ll also learn how to identify and respond to triggers in a healthy manner. Triggers are people, places, or situations that can bring about a recurrence of PTSD symptoms.

Of course, there may be times when you’re caught off-guard by a trigger, or when some other experience causes you to struggle with worsening symptoms of trauma or PTSD. Please know that if you once again begin to experience symptoms of trauma or PTSD, this does not mean that your treatment didn’t work or that you have somehow failed.

While you’re receiving care, you’ll develop more productive coping skills, establish a personal support network, and learn that there is no shame in asking for help. Each of these factors will help you if you once again start to struggle with the symptoms and effects of posttraumatic stress disorder.

When you get professional assistance, you’ll become empowered to advocate on your own behalf and reach out for additional help if you need it. These skills can prevent a temporary setback from becoming a long-term problem.

Common Underlying or Co-Occurring Disorders

People who develop PTSD or struggle with other effects of trauma may be at increased risk for certain other mental and behavioral health concerns.

When you get professional care for trauma or PTSD, it’s important to choose a center where you can complete a comprehensive assessment, receive an accurate diagnosis, and follow a personalized plan that addresses any co-occurring disorders that are impacting your life.

At Life Healing Center, our team is uniquely prepared to provide superior service to adults who have been experiencing symptoms of PTSD as well as any co-occurring disorders. We can provide you with the comprehensive care that will empower you to make sustained progress toward improved health.

This content was written on behalf of and reviewed by the clinical staff at Life Healing Center.

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Living through each day was a nightmare because of my worsening PTSD symptoms. However, the staff at Life Healing Center was able to help me through therapy. I am now slowly looking forward to each day with their help.

– Jason C.
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