Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, commonly referred to as PTSD, is a psychiatric disorder that develops in response to an extremely traumatic and often life-threatening event or situation. Traumatic events commonly associated with PTSD include things like experiencing or witnessing physical violence, serious injury, sexual assault or rape, terrorism, war/combat or a natural disaster.
Repeated exposure to trauma can also lead to prominent PTSD symptoms, as is the case for people in emergency services, domestic violence scenarios or the military. Trauma that occurs at an early age can be particularly damaging, particularly if it is associated with a parent or caregiver. Our psychiatrists and psychologists are experienced in treating PTSD and other trauma-related disorders and are here to provide caring, professional support to those in need.