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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating mental condition that can completely derail your life. It manifests with disturbing thoughts related to a traumatic event that happened a while ago. Sometimes the wounds of the trauma are so deep that you find it hard to function, and this is where therapy can help.

A licensed PTSD therapist can help you heal from traumatic events and regain a sense of calm and ease. Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Symptoms of PTSD

PTSD presents in different ways depending on the individual. If you’re suffering from PTSD, you may experience symptoms such as:

  • Intrusive memories that manifest as nightmares, realistic flashbacks, or reactions to anything that reminds you of the traumatic event.
  • Increased reactiveness to external situations.
  • Mood changes including emotional numbness, hopelessness, and pessimism.

If you are wondering if you have PTSD, read this article for more information about PTSD symptoms.

It’s Never Too Late: Get Help for PTSD Today

A therapist who specializes in PTSD therapy can help you discover the source of your psychological stress and create a treatment plan to help you feel better. Use our free therapist matching tool to find a therapist today!

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Christopher Franklin
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Work to help you let go of old fears or conditioning that hold you back from feeling truly comfortable with yourself. We'll identify subtle sources of self-judgment that create suffering for you, and work to heal these on a deep level.


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Work to help you let go of old fears or conditioning that hold you back from feeling truly comfortable with yourself. We'll identify subtle sources of self-judgment that create suffering for you, and work to heal these on a deep level.

Something to know about my approach is:

I'll create an experience and space that is safe for you. I'll help you let go of old fears or conditioning from the culture that hold you back from feeling worthy. I do NOT focus on, 'What is wrong with you?' I ask, 'What has happened to you?'

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abusive Relationships
  • ADHD in Womxn or Femme Populations
  • Adult ADHD
  • Adult Child of Emotionally Immature Parents
  • Ancestral Trauma
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Boundaries
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Anxiety
  • Complex Trauma
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Faith/Religious Deconstruction
  • Family Dynamics
  • Family Trauma
  • Impulsive Behavior
  • Intergenerational Trauma
  • Intimacy
  • Loneliness
  • Men
  • Negative Self-Talk
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • PTSD from Abuse
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship Trauma
  • Religious Trauma
  • Reparenting Yourself
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Self-Awareness
  • Self Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Image
  • Self-Understanding
  • Self-Worth
  • Sexual Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Shame
  • Spirituality
  • Spiritually Transformative Experiences
  • Spiritual Trauma
  • Trauma
  • Trauma From Abuse
  • Traumatic Loss
  • Women
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Trisha Williams
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Initially, we'll get to know each other to determine if we're a good fit. From there, we can decide the best treatment approach to aid in your growth and development, and set a plan to provide therapy to best meet your needs.


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Together, we will:

Initially, we'll get to know each other to determine if we're a good fit. From there, we can decide the best treatment approach to aid in your growth and development, and set a plan to provide therapy to best meet your needs.

Something to know about my approach is:

My theoretical preference is eclectic, as I use bits and pieces from several forms of therapy (CBT, DBT, Reality Therapy, and Experiential Therapy). I tailor my approach to fit the attitudes, goals, and preferences of those I serve.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Career Burnout
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Stress
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Grief
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationships
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Donna Allen
Together, we will:

We will collaborate to identify your main goals for our time together, and periodically thereafter we'll check in to celebrate progress and identify any challenges or roadblocks. We may also change or add new goals as we go along.


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Together, we will:

We will collaborate to identify your main goals for our time together, and periodically thereafter we'll check in to celebrate progress and identify any challenges or roadblocks. We may also change or add new goals as we go along.

Something to know about my approach is:

I blend diverse therapeutic methods, tailored to your unique journey. This may involve mindfulness, Eastern philosophy, reiki energy support, CBT, Gottman therapy, IFS, creative arts expression, and the principles of non-violent communication.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Aging Parents
  • Anger Management
  • Aspergers
  • Autism in Adults
  • Chronic Stress
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationships
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women
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Albert Mezistrano
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Together we will allow all of yourself to come to the forefront, focusing on the present, the past, any and all factors that hold you back from being your truest version of your self.


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Together, we will:

Together we will allow all of yourself to come to the forefront, focusing on the present, the past, any and all factors that hold you back from being your truest version of your self.

Something to know about my approach is:

Blending an Existential, Psychoanalytic, and Humanistic perspective -- we will work to express the inexpressible parts of yourself all in the name of helping you to feel whole on your journey towards self discovery.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Childhood Abuse or Neglect
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
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Micah Rees
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Confront the problems you are experiencing and find ways to overcome them. Mental health challenges are varied but are all human, and they are all improvable. Together we will improve your ability to live the kind of life you want.


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Confront the problems you are experiencing and find ways to overcome them. Mental health challenges are varied but are all human, and they are all improvable. Together we will improve your ability to live the kind of life you want.

Something to know about my approach is:

Therapy is meant to feel safe, but it isn't always comfortable. Working with me you will feel supported as we try new ways of confronting old problems. I will provide honest feedback and challenge you to try on new perspectives.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Existential Issues
  • Religious Trauma
  • Trauma
  • Working Professionals
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Micah Rees remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North D...