If you’re suffering from PTSD or you live with someone who is, remember this, you’re not alone. This group is a support group for people who are experiencing the signs and symptoms of posttraumatic stress and who also wish to benefit from the increased learning, acceptance, support and understanding that can be gained from the group therapy process and the group experience. We also offer specialized sub-courses on this subject for: Families with Loved Ones who have PTSD, and PTSD and the First Responder.
This course meets for six consecutive weeks in person or online at the dates and times listed in the course schedule. Classes meet in person at our offices in Dallas, Texas or online from any location with a reliable internet connection.
This course is for clients who have undergone an initial interview, testing and assessments for PTSD. After we complete our initial assessment we can better assist you on the road to recovery, and recovery from PTSD is absolutely possible. We want you to be successful in the group setting, offer your own experiences and gain as much insight as possible from the group experience and the group members during the process. Students in the online programs still need to have a private intake and assessment session with the course moderator prior to being placed in a group. We want to discuss the objectives, goals of the program and your readiness to participate in group work as well as assess your suitability for the specific group we have available. New groups are being formed all the time so please feel free to check back often and don’t hesitate to put your name on the waiting list for future programs both online and in our offices located in Dallas, Texas.
If you’re suffering from PTSD or you live with someone who is remember this, you’re not alone. The National Institute for Mental Health research reveals that 3.5% of the U.S, adult population has PTSD and 36.6% of those cases are categorized as severe. Among adolescents between 13 to 18 years of age the research shows that 4.0% have PTSD.
This group is a support group for people who are experiencing the signs and symptoms of posttraumatic stress and who also wish to benefit from the increased learning, acceptance, support and understanding that can gained from the group process and experience.
We also offer additional specialized courses on this topic.
If you are experiencing intrusive memories, avoidance, negative changes in thinking and mood, changes in your emotional reactions or suicidal thoughts it’s time to seek help. If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, get help right away, don’t wait around, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room and let the professionals step in and offer immediate assistance.
Many of us have traumatic experiences but we don’t develop posttraumatic stress disorder. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that is triggered by a terrifying event that is either experienced or witnessed by the person seeking solutions to the symptoms that can develop after a critical incident or traumatic experience. Most of us recover from the trauma of critical incidents on our own with a little time and the support of our family and friends. The symptoms don’t always progress into PTSD.
However, sometimes symptoms do persist, they get worse or they can resurface years later, if left unprocessed and unresolved in our minds symptoms can last for months or even years after the triggering events. This can sometimes cause prolonged interference with daily life requiring professional help to alleviate the symptoms and return to normal functioning and a state of health and wellness. The challenge here is in finding effective treatment solutions and implementing them in a way that reduces symptoms and improves overall functioning. We will explore the standard treatment options and alternatives to increasing your health and wellness while reducing the symptoms related to post stress as we explore the various paths to recovery together.
Space is limited and the demand for quality groups on the subject of PTSD is large. We keep our group sizes to a nine-member maximum and a six-member minimum so we learn the material better and make the time to listen to each other so we can benefit from each other’s perspective.
We also offer specialized sub-courses on this subject for:
You must stay with the group and course you enrolled in initially. We do not allow you to move to a different section or session of a course with the same title during the six-week cycle.
Each course listing is for a separate course that meets for six consecutive weeks for a ninety-minute online or in person group session.
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