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Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has taken center stage for mental health. As the tragedies for many veterans continue to play out post-war, the education and research regarding PTSD have recognized the varied events, encounters, experiences, and responses in which PTSD can affect multiple types of individuals. Especially now, more than ever, our lives leave us in a vulnerable and chronic state of trauma exposure. Sometimes, recognizing the impacts of such exposure can be difficult to identify until it is too late. However, with proper treatment, people can regain control of their lives.

At Seasons in Malibu, our PTSD treatment center in Malibu gives people a place for healing and empowerment. Although it can be intimidating to reach out for help from a team of experienced professionals, the sooner someone receives the post-traumatic stress-disorder treatment they need, the better they will feel. Find out more about how our PTSD treatment program at Seasons in Malibu can help you or someone you care about from our team today by calling 424.235.2009 or emailing us at

Common Causes of PTSD

Although no two situations are the same, some of the most common causes of PTSD include:

  • Combat events
  • Terrorism
  • Verbal, physical, or sexual abuse
  • Childhood abuse or neglect
  • Death of a loved one
  • Natural disasters

The Symptoms of PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is most drastically highlighted by a selection of symptoms that revolve around reliving and constantly facing the traumatic event itself.

Symptoms of PTSD include:

  • Flashbacks
  • Nightmares
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety and panic attacks
  • Avoiding people and places
  • Numbness
  • Lack of interest in life
  • Depression

It’s a long list of symptoms that could very well mean something else, but typically what highlights PTSD and sets it apart from other disorders is the constant presence and repeated reminder of the trauma that started all of this in the first place.

Aspects of PTSD Treatment at Seasons in Malibu

The first step of PTSD treatment at Seasons in Malibu is an assessment of each client’s current state. We work with our clients to learn about their medical history, drug or alcohol use, and the roots of their trauma, among with other information. Then, we create a customized treatment plan that addresses their specific needs. Our team is always at the forefront of new treatment options, including eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), brainspotting, and somatic experience.

The key to the effectiveness of our post-traumatic stress disorder treatment is our committed staff. Our Seasons in Malibu team has years of experience guiding people through their treatment plans and helping our clients embrace life.

Heal from Trauma at Seasons in Malibu’s PTSD Treatment Program

Not all addiction treatment centers and rehabs are equipped to deal with the underlying mental health disorders that so often occur. At Seasons in Malibu recovery center, our world-class team of experts is standing by to treat your PTSD diagnosis and co-occurring addictions in a luxury setting.

Our team recognizes that post-traumatic stress disorder is complex and unique for each of our clients. When addiction and PTSD are fueling each other, it can be difficult for people to see that help is available for those who need it. Seasons in Malibu is a leading provider of holistic care for both PTSD and addiction for those who are ready to make a positive change in their lives. If you or a loved one has experienced trauma and is now using drugs or alcohol to manage the symptoms, our team can help. Call us at 424.235.2009 or email us at to begin to heal from the effects of trauma.