Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is usually the result of someone experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. It affects approximately 3.5 percent of the US population yearly. The symptoms of PTSD can vary greatly from one individual to the next, and often, it can greatly diminish a person’s quality of life.
At Shorelines, we believe that anyone dealing with a mental health condition such as PTSD should have access to the mental healthcare they need. Our telehealth format not only makes therapy easier and more accessible; it also allows you to work toward a healthier you on your own terms and in the comfort of familiar surroundings. We are committed to providing the very best in medication management and therapeutic services possible to each client who puts their trust in us.
Our providers work with various insurance companies (Cigna, United Health/Optum, Hometown Health, Aetna), and can usually begin the therapeutic process within 1-2 weeks.
Symptoms of PTSD
- Repeated and intrusive thoughts or flashbacks
- Avoiding reminders of the traumatic event, which can become far-reaching and generalized
- Distorted thoughts and beliefs about yourself as being “bad” or “to blame”
- Feelings of detachment, ongoing fear, guilt, rage, and shame
- Alterations in reactivity and arousal that can be reckless and self-destructive