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Military Combat Stress Therapy

Welcome to the Trauma Therapy Center, where we're dedicated to providing specialized therapy for veterans facing the challenges of PTSD and other mental health concerns. Our certified trauma therapists bring years of experience and expertise, including advanced training in evidence-based therapies like CBT, PE, and EMDR.

We understand the unique needs of veterans, and our focus is on offering personalized counseling tailored to your experiences. We recognize the importance of effective and compassionate care for those who have served our country.

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Our goal is to empower you on your journey to healing and well-being. You don’t have to face these challenges alone. Contact us today to embark on a path towards a brighter future. Your mental health matters, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

What Is the Best Treatment for Veterans With PTSD?

You can choose any form of treatment for military combat PTSD. However, it is important to make sure you choose a provider who is certified in trauma therapy.

Some PTSD treatments include:

The type of therapy you choose depends on your personal preferences and your therapist’s recommendation. Your therapist will provide you with information on each type of therapy and you will choose the right one for you together.

Military Combat Stress Therapy

What Are the Top Mental Health Issues for Veterans?

Along with PTSD, veterans are often diagnosed with depression. Other comorbidities include anxiety and substance abuse or dependence. According to research, veterans with PTSD have poorer social functioning, higher rates of suicide attempts, worse treatment adherence, and less improvement during treatment than those without comorbid PTSD.

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“In my experience, the most effective aspect of therapy is the therapeutic relationship. Establishing trust between a client and clinician is the first step to healing.”

What Qualifies as Combat PTSD?

Symptoms of combat PTSD include:

You may not experience all of these symptoms, as this is a comprehensive list used for the diagnosis of PTSD. PTSD symptoms can occur on a spectrum. If you experience any of these symptoms see a therapist that specializes in trauma for treatment. 

Is Combat Stress Reaction the Same as PTSD?

Combat stress reaction (CSD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are similar consequences of traumatic military combat, with some differences. CSD is a temporary reaction to a highly stressful event that diminishes after the person has had time away from the situation. PTSD is a more serious and long-term condition.

Is Group Therapy for Veterans Effective?

Alongside individual therapy, group therapy has been proven to be the most effective form of therapy for veterans. Group therapy is an opportunity for veterans to share experiences with others and connect with people who have similar experiences and feelings.

Can Veterans See Private Therapists?

Veterans can see private therapists for treatment of CSD and PTSD.

Is There a Phone Therapist for Veterans?

Veterans can meet with their therapist in person, via telehealth, or over the phone. At the Trauma Therapy Center, we offer a variety of appointment types to fit into your busy schedule. 

How Effective Are PTSD Treatments for Veterans?

According to a study published in PubMed, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for veterans was shown to be highly effective. Research showed suicidal ideation in veterans after CBT decreased by 64%. Another study showed that prolonged exposure therapy (PE) decreased PTSD symptoms from 87.6% to 46.2%.

What Are the Goals of Therapy for Veterans?

Therapy can help veterans in the following ways:

Reach out to us today and take the step towards reclaiming your mental well-being with military combat stress therapy in West Palm Beach. Your resilience deserves dedicated support, and we’re here to provide it.

Page Modified on Mar 3, 2024 by Liz Chelak (Trauma Therapist)

The information on this website is to provide a general information. In no way does any of the information provided reflect a definitive treatment advice. It is important to consult a best in class trauma counselor in WPB regarding ANY questions or issues. A thorough evaluation should ALWAYS be performed for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Be sure to call your local trauma therapist, to schedule a assessment.