What is PTSD and what are the Symptoms?

What is PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events. Someone with PTSD often relives the traumatic event through nightmares and flashbacks, and may experience feelings of isolation, irritability and guilt. They may also have problems sleeping, such as insomnia, and find concentrating difficult. These symptoms are often… Continue reading What is PTSD and what are the Symptoms?

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Explaining EMDR – A Guide for Parents and Carers

What is EMDR? Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing or EMDR for short is a relatively new therapy originally developed to help people deal with the effects of traumatic experiences. It is an extremely effective treatment for children as well as adults who have had traumatic experiences. It is also helpful for a variety of emotional… Continue reading Explaining EMDR – A Guide for Parents and Carers

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