WHAT IS POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder caused by disturbing, frightening or stressful events. It can occur immediately, or may not show itself until some time after the event. Sufferers will often relive the traumatic experience in nightmares and flashbacks.
Other symptoms of PTSD can include feeling isolated, feeling guilty, being irritable, being unable to concentrate and finding it difficult to sleep. Physical symptoms include headaches, cold sweats and nausea.
What types of events cause PTSD?
Serious road accidents
Violent assaults such as mugging, robbery or sexual assault
Sexual abuse, violence or severe neglect
Witnessing violent deaths
Being held hostage
Natural disasters such as serious flooding, tsunamis or earthquakes
Hypnotherapy and PTSD
Trauma can have an extremely negative impact on your life – damaging relationships and affecting your work. Working with a hypnotherapist can help to break the link between the event and the present day, helping you to let go of the past and freeing you from the frightening flashbacks and other symptoms of PTSD.
By accessing and treating the subconscious mind through hypnotherapy, we can effectively treat the symptoms of PTSD, as well as dealing with the underlying causes. We can help you to identify triggers so that you can gradually reduce your reaction to the triggers and gain more control in your day-to-day life.
If you suspect that you or someone you love is suffering from PTSD, please get in touch to find out how we can help by calling 07807 991251 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
"I was suffering from mild post-traumatic stress disorder"
"Christina's Hypnotherapy service helped me overcome a traumatic experience after my house was broken into where vandalism was caused by my neighbour. The whole experience left me feeling very unsettled and anxious to the point where I did not feel safe sleeping in my own bed at night.
For two weeks I spent nights sleeping on the sofa with a baseball bat by my side for security. I felt very unsettled to the point where any noise I heard would wake me and put me in a state of alert making me feel very stressed and anxious.
In my first session with Christina she identified after sharing the experience with her that I was suffering from some mild post-traumatic stress disorder. Christina was very knowledgeable of the subject and carried out the consultation in a caring, friendly and professional manner.
Christina explained how she could help me gain control of my emotions and anxiety. After each session with Christina I started to feel much better and felt more in control. After the third session I felt like all the anxiety had been lifted off my shoulders and I was back sleeping in my own bed and feeling more in control and settled again.
I cannot thank Christina enough and I would not hesitate to recommend her Hypnotherapy service to all my friends and family.
Thanks again Christina for helping me get over this difficult time."