Category Archives: PTSD treatment

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psychotherapeutic approach that addresses dysfunctional emotions, maladaptive behaviors and cognitive processes and contents through a number of goal-oriented, explicit systematic procedures. The name refers to behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, and to therapy based upon a combination of basic behavioral and cognitive principles and research. CBT is thought to be effective… Read More »

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a proprietary psychotherapy in which the patient recalls a traumatic event while simultaneously undergoing bilateral stimulation that can consist of moving the eyes from side to side, vibrations or tapping movements on different sides of the body, or tones delivered through one ear, then the other, via headphones.… Read More »

PTSD treatment

PTSD treatment can consist of psychotherapy and medications. Primary types of psychotherapy treatment PTSD EMDR: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (I had this one) CBT: Cognitive behavior therapy (I had this one) Group psychotherapy (I did not have this one. I was not being able to talk about my traumas with others. I was… Read More »