Trauma can seem like no matter how hard you try, you can’t free yourself from the flashbacks, night sweats, and fear that keeps you reliving the worst experience of your life. No matter how hard you try, you just can’t forget.
You may even feel like the world is a dangerous place, so limiting your activities feels safe. And maybe you secretly worry that the trauma you experienced is still affecting you today.
On some level, people who struggle in this way just want to “get over” whatever happened and move on. You just want it to be in your past.
But everything you’ve tried, like ignoring the problem, avoiding triggering environments and maybe trying some self-medication isn’t making it go away.
PTSD is not in your imagination. It’s real, it’s serious, and it’s physical.
You’re not alone if you experience these PTSD symptoms:
These are all common symptoms of PTSD. They are disruptive and painful. Luckily, therapy can help you get back to living life free from PTSD. Working in a safe, supportive relationship with a trained Trauma therapist can help you overcome your worst symptoms and reconnect with the people and experiences you’ve been missing.
Trauma therapy with a qualified specialist can help reduce your symptoms and make it easier to live the best life possible. A therapist who specializes in PTSD has received specialized training and certifications. These qualifications mean that you are likely to recover faster and easier.
But, most importantly, they really understand trauma and have dedicated their careers to helping people recover.
Trauma arises when you are in a situation that is unsafe. Your symptoms are your mind’s attempts to keep you from further harm. However, it can interfere with living your life.
You may develop PTSD from any of the following types of events:
Most people who have PTSD try to avoid thinking about or talking about their traumatic experience. Despite this, many feel like they can’t get the event out of their mind. The experience can make you feel trapped in your own mind, unable to find relief and security.
There are several proven therapies that are proven to help people recover from PTSD. The foundation of our therapeutic work is providing you with a safe, trusting relationship in which you can heal.
A therapist who has knowledge of and experience with PTSD makes it more likely you will recover. Together, you can build a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship in which you can heal and recover.
PTSD and trauma therapy in Morris County, New Jersey. Our office can be in person or meet virtually anywhere you may be in the state. We’re in Summit, NJ, and we also serve Madison, Chatham, Florham Park, East Hanover, Morristown, and all other nearby communities in Morris County