Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Beginning the journey to understand and overcome Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a brave step towards healing and resilience.
MENTAL HEALTH CONDITION
What is Post-traumatic stress disorder?
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develops after a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic or frightening event. While it is natural for people to feel afraid during and after a traumatic experience, those with PTSD continue to feel persistent fear long after the event is over, even when they are no longer in danger. The symptoms of PTSD can significantly impact daily life, affecting relationships, work, and overall well-being.
If you are experiencing symptoms of PTSD, remember that help is available. Our practitioners are committed to working with you, tailoring treatment options to best suit your needs.
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Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder:
- Easily Startled
- Trouble Sleeping
Our Providers are experts in PTSD treatments
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Headlight for?
Headlight is for everyone. Taking care of your mental health is a sign of strength, and choosing to better oneself is an empowering decision. We provide mental health services to those seeking a bright path forward.
What is therapy?
Therapy offers a safe and confidential space for individuals to explore their thoughts, emotions, and experiences. During therapy sessions, your Headlight therapist will actively listen and provide guidance and insights to help you better understand yourself, your relationships, and your challenges. Talk therapy can address a variety of mental health concerns, from anxiety and depression to trauma and relationship issues. Headlight’s clinicians are experienced in various therapeutic approaches and techniques and offer in-person or virtual sessions.
What is the difference between therapy and psychiatry?
Therapy, often provided by psychologists, social workers, or counselors, involves talking through emotional and psychological challenges to gain insight and develop coping strategies. Whereas, psychiatry, typically led by medical doctors, focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of mental health issues using medication alongside therapy when necessary. While therapy emphasizes conversation and behavioral strategies, psychiatry integrates medication management to address biochemical imbalances in mental health conditions.
Why is it so important to find the right therapist?
Finding the right therapist is so important as it establishes a foundation of trust, creating a safe space for open communication. A well-matched therapist can better understand your individual needs, ensuring personalized support and enhancing the effectiveness of the therapeutic process.
What services do you offer?
Headlight services include therapy, medication management, and Esketamine (Spravato) sessions.
More than 50% of Americans struggle with mental health.
Headlight is now collaborating with health plans and companies to make therapy more accessible and affordable. Speak to a Care Coordinator today.