Jennifer Y. Nam, PhD
415 Tasso Street, Ste 5, Palo Alto, CA, 94301
870 Market Street, Ste 377, San Francisco, CA, 94102
650-323-5800 ext 2
Traumatic events, which can be a one time occurrence or over an extended period of time, can impact one's self-concept or the way you adapt to stressors in your life.
Some common symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are:
An individual who has experienced trauma over a extended period of time may also experience additional symptoms such as:
There are two evidence-based treatments for PTSD, which are Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Prolonged Exposure (PE). Both treatments are relatively short-term (12 to 16 sessions) and highly efficacious. As well, prolonged trauma treatment also incorporates skills on addressing interpersonal/relationship difficulties that can arise.
CBT/DBT Therapist in Palo Alto and San Francisco (650) 323 - 5800 x 2