Past traumatic experiences can significantly diminish your quality of life when not properly addressed. At P.S. Psychiatry in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Eileen Peirce, RN-BSN, PMHNP-CRNP, and the team treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to help you overcome recurring traumatic thoughts. Call the office to schedule an in-person or telehealth appointment, or use the online booking feature today.
PTSD is a mental health disorder that develops after a traumatic life event. It can cause problems by negatively affecting your mood, thoughts, behaviors, and overall quality of life. You might develop PTSD due to childhood abuse or other traumatizing experiences, but professional treatment helps you overcome barriers preventing you from living your best life.
The symptoms of PTSD include:
PTSD can cause problems at work, school, or in family relationships when not addressed or treated.
The following traumatic experiences may contribute to developing PTSD symptoms:
The severity of the traumatic event you experience affects which PTSD symptoms you have. See a P.S. Psychiatry provider at the first sign of consistent distressing memories, flashbacks, nightmares, or anxiety.
To diagnose PTSD and effectively treat your condition, your provider asks about your symptoms, medical history, lifestyle, and past traumatic events. They also discuss your thoughts, moods, emotions, behaviors, and more before tailoring a treatment plan. P.S. Psychiatry offers genetic testing to determine which medications are likely best for your personalized needs.
P.S. Psychiatry offers an array of treatments for PTSD, including:
Your specialist might meet with you weekly for 60-minute sessions in the office or virtually from the comfort of your home or office.
They tailor each treatment to your needs and preferences and follow up with you to ensure outstanding results. They may simultaneously treat additional mental health conditions, such as depression, anxiety, or substance use disorder.
Schedule an appointment at P.S. Psychiatry by phone or book one online today to seek treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).