Tag Archives: psychotherapy

Posttraumatic Stress and Growth in Older Adults – Research on Aging

(Visit: Steven Thorp, Ph.D. is the Program Director of the Posttraumatic Stress Disorders Clinical Team (PCT) at the VA San Diego Healthcare System and he serves as the Associate Chief of the Psychotherapy Unit in the Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health. Dr. Thorp discusses PTSD and its impact on older adults. He… Read More »

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Video

Clients suffering from PTSD continue to feel the terror of traumatic events long after they’ve experienced them, and need skillful clinical support to manage the pervasive, everyday triggers they face. In this video, learn to diagnose and treat this unsettling disorder that affects nearly 8 million people in the U.S. alone. For the full video… Read More »

What is Prolonged Exposure (PE) [for posttraumatic stress disorder]?

Prolonged Exposure (PE) is a treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that helps people recover by having them face their fears. Two experienced clinicians explain how patients face their fears by telling their stories and confronting difficult situations. Learn more about the treatment of PTSD at Source: Youtube

What is Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) [for posttraumatic stress disorder]?

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) helps people recover from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by having patients understand how they have made sense of their trauma. A psychologist and a social worker explain how they use CPT with their patients. Learn more about the treatment of PTSD at Source: Youtube


Psychotherapy refers to a range of treatments that can help with mental health problems, emotional challenges, and some psychiatric disorders. What is psychotherapy used to treat? Psychotherapy can be used to treat a wide range of mental health conditions, including: Depression and Anxiety Disorders. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Post-traumatic Stress Disorder… Read More »

What would you tell a patient [with posttraumatic stress] who doesn’t feel ready for therapy?

Are you anxious about getting therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Five experienced therapists explain why you should not let fear get in the way of getting good treatment. Talk therapy and medication can help. Learn more about the treatment of PTSD at Source: Youtube