PTSD Recovery Blog

What Is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other violent personal assault.

Is your workplace authoritarian or collaborative? Is Your Workplace Healthy?

Authoritarian organizations develop cultures that tend to blame problems on individuals, and task accomplishment becomes a secondary priority.

The Process of Trauma Recovery

Moving on past trauma, for many people, can feel like it will take a lifetime. For this reason, many people drop out of therapy and give up.  

The 3 Stages of Trauma and PTSD Recovery

Moving on past trauma, for many people, can feel like it will take a lifetime. For this reason, many people drop out of therapy and give up.

PTSD Myths. Separating Fact from Fiction.

PTSD is often misunderstood because PTSD survivors typically resist telling their friends or loved ones about their diagnosis because they are afraid they will be viewed as dangerous or unstable.

An Overview of Satir's Transformational Systemic Therapy (STST)

Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy (STST), also known as the Satir method, was designed to improve relationships and communication within the family structure.

The top 8 signs you have burnout and how it's impacting your health

Burnout is the impact of too much stress over a long period. Working excessive overtime also increases the risk of burnout.

Nine Signs Your Co-Workers are Creating a Toxic Culture

We often link toxic work cultures to a few toxic employees within an organization.

Six signs your co-workers are toxic and three effective ways of responding

Research indicates the single most important factor in team success or failure is the quality of relationships on the team.

Yes, Your Boss Can Give You PTSD!

The reality of workplace bullying, abuse, and harassment is becoming accepted because of the #MeToo movement.

Twelve Signs Your Workplace is Toxic and Five Ways It's Impacting Your Health

Toxic environments, at their core, are ineffective and destructive to employees. 

Have you becoming desensitized to workplace abuse and how to identify the signs?

Workplaces become abusive when employees are denied basic human needs, dignity, and respect—when they don’t receive the validation, information, encouragement, and communication they need from management or coworkers.

Preparing employees to respond to traumatic incidents

Organizations can help prepare leaders and employees to respond to traumatic incidents to help reduce the potential negative effect on their own mental health.

PTSD Treatment Categories

This blog post explores the most common PTSD treatment categories.

Bullying puts you at risk of developing PTSD

The damage to the recipient's mental health and wellbeing from bullying can be significant. A recent study found that those on the receiving end of bullying often suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 

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