Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

If you are looking for a PTSD counselor in West Los Angeles, visit Dr. Taji Huang. Post traumatic stress disorder is a significant condition that affects millions of people every day. She is a psychologist that provides her patients with a wide variety of mental health services. She is highly qualified in evidenced based treatments for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She will work diligently to ensure that you feel safe and comfortable to receive the help that you need. Put her expertise to work for you.

What Are The Symptoms?

Post traumatic stress disorder is believed to be caused by the experience of a variety of traumatic events and, particularly if the trauma is extreme, can occur in persons with no predisposing conditions. Symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can include persistent re-experiencing of a traumatic event, resultant numbness, avoidance, and hyper-arousal. Negative thoughts and mood or feelings are also typical symptoms.

Symptoms usually are present for a minimum of one month following the initial traumatic event. In many cases, PTSD may affect the patient’s general appearance. Individuals may appear unkempt and have poor personal hygiene. Individuals with chronic PTSD may also present with somatic complaints and, in certain cases, general medical conditions. Dr. Huang can accurately diagnose and appropriately treat your PTSD.

PTSD Treatment In West Los Angeles

Many of the complications and disabilities associated with prolonged PTSD may be prevented by quickly initiating assessment and treatment after the traumatic event. Your PTSD counselor, Dr. Taji Huang, knows that treatment is often best accomplished with a combination of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies. She has two psychiatrists that she works in the event medications may be required to help control the physiological symptoms that can allow patients to tolerate and work through the highly emotional material in psychotherapy. Treatment may consist of individual and family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and other forms of therapy. In some cases, group therapy may be the best option and Dr. Taji now offers group sessions.

Schedule An Appointment

If you are seeking a PTSD counselor in Los Angeles, call for more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Huang. A member of our staff is eager to assist you today in arranging a consultation.

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