Crasmere Psychiatric Services offers the highest quality psychiatric and counseling services by certified therapist in Staten Island by using proven and effective therapeutic approaches based on current mental health research. We understand that life will, at times, present us with various challenges; some challenges will be more difficult to face than others. A skilled mental health therapist, such as a psychiatrist, psychologist or licensed clinical social worker, can help identify the root of the issue, offer assistance in gaining deeper insight and can aid individuals, couples or groups in developing successful coping skills. Speaking with a skilled therapist about your post-traumatic stress disorder or any other mental health issue can often be beneficial and help individuals to find ways of understanding the issue, gain insight, and develop various coping skills which help them successfully adjust or improve their lives. You can expect a warm, inviting and respectful atmosphere at Crasmere; in fact, our therapists are always empathic and empowering.
PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or sexual assault. PTSD can happen to anyone. The certified therapist in Staten Island understands that there are a number of factors can increase the chance that someone will have PTSD, many of which are not under that person’s control. For example, having a very intense or long-lasting traumatic event or getting injured during the event can make it more likely that a person will develop PTSD. Personal factors, like previous traumatic exposure, age, and gender, can affect whether or not a person will develop PTSD. What happens after the traumatic event is also important. Stress can make PTSD more likely, while social support can make it less likely.
The sensitive and patient certified therapist in Staten Island will work with you to help you understand your PTSD and how to overcome it. There are many strategies that have proven to be successful for many sufferers. These include trauma-focused therapy, prolonged exposure therapy, cognitive processing therapy and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). Group support is also very beneficial on many levels. Call Crasmere Psychiatric Services, PC today to get the help you deserve.