PTSD UK to be a stakeholder in creation of new healthcare guidelines
At PTSD UK, we do many things to help support people affected by PTSD and C-PTSD, but we’re always striving to make a real, actionable and tangible difference on a wider scale. We want to get the support in place, before we’re even needed!
- Rehabilitation after traumatic injury
- Social, emotional and mental wellbeing in primary and secondary education
- Mental wellbeing at work
- Self harm: assessment, management and preventing recurrence
- Integrated health and social care for people experiencing homelessness
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PTSD UK Blog
You’ll find up-to-date news, research and information here along with some great tips to ease your PTSD in our blog.
Case Study: CBT Treatment – Holly Holly developed PTSD after seeing her Dad who received fatal crush injuries. Following intense flashbacks and intrusive memories, she started CBT treatment which allowed her to become free from the effects of PTSD within
Play therapy as a treatment for children and adolescents with PTSD A diverse range of traumas in childhood can leave under 18-year-olds with PTSD. In some cases, creating symptoms that appear many years later. As part of a series of
Treatments for PTSD
It is possible for PTSD to be successfully treated many years after the traumatic event occurred, which means it is never too late to seek help. For some, the first step may be watchful waiting, then exploring therapeutic options such as individual or group therapy – but the main treatment options in the UK are psychological treatments such as Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprogramming (EMDR) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
Traumatic events can be very difficult to come to terms with, but confronting and understanding your feelings and seeking professional help is often the only way of effectively treating PTSD. You can find out more in the links below, or here.