Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

People can experience this after witnessing or being part of a traumatic event.


PTSD is a further heightened form of anxiety. It is what some people can experience after witnessing or being part of a traumatic event, which could range from a traumatic child birth, a car accident, seeing others hurt or killed, being attacked or an event in which you fear for your life or somebody else’s.

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How Brighter Paths helps people with post-traumatic stress disorder:

Our fundamental aim at Brighter Paths Psychologists is to help to reduce the emotional distress that you, your loved one or family are experiencing. Our Psychologists achieve this by using evidence based therapies that are proven to help you to live a more fulfilled and enhanced life and to choose your ‘brighter path’.

If you are feeling anxious and experiencing PTSD and you would like to understand and overcome your difficulties then here at Brighter Paths Psychologists we work with you to tailor the most effective and proven therapy to your goals and individual requirements.

Some of the psychological approaches that are proven and recommended for understanding and reducing emotional distress are:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

  • Compassionate Focused Therapy

  • Interpersonal Therapy

  • Narrative therapy

  • Solution Focused Therapy

  • Integrative Approaches

What to expect when working with us.