“Most people who experience a traumatic event will have reactions that may include shock, anger, nervousness, fear, and even guilt. These reactions are common; and for most people, they go away over time. For a person with PTSD, however, these feelings continue and even increase, becoming so strong that they keep the person from living a normal life. People with PTSD have symptoms for longer than one month and cannot function as well as before the event occurred.” WebMD
This is an extreme traumatic level of anxiety that overrides cognitive-emotional stability stemming from a terrifying event or stressful situation where you were threatened severely or in extreme danger physically or emotionally. We can help you learn to desensitize, build effective coping strategies and regain your well-being.