Posts by Stanley Wipfli
Understanding Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: How Does CBT Work?
Therapy can be a game-changer for anyone who has experienced and is suffering from trauma, dealing with stress and anxiety, and more. According to the American Psychiatric Association, 75% of people who undergo psychotherapy have reported benefits such as improved thoughts and behaviors, fewer medical health problems, fewer sick days, and higher work satisfaction levels. …Read More
Things to Know about Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
Experiencing a traumatic event is not rare. According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, 5 out of 10 women and 6 out of 10 men go through at least one traumatic event in their lives. Furthermore, around 6% of the population will suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point. Having PTSD is…Read More
What is PTSD? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Explained
When you experience fear, your body initiates a “fight-or-flight” response. The purpose of this response is to protect you from harm. Although most people recover naturally from fearful events, experiencing ongoing symptoms may signify post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Most people have heard of PTSD in the context of veterans and military personnel. But it’s important…Read More
How Can I Help a Loved One with PTSD?
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be hard on not just the individual experiencing its symptoms, but the family and loved ones around that person as well. When you don’t know how to help someone, it can be frustrating and demoralizing. Changes in a loved one’s personality or attitude can make you feel like it’s…Read More
What is Trauma Therapy?
Trauma, no matter what age, can cause anxiety, and lead to self-harm, substance abuse, isolation, and many more detrimental symptoms. According to research conducted by SAMSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), 61% of men and 51% of women will experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. Every person’s trauma is different…Read More