Trauma

Creative Care

Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program & Mental Health Treatment Program located in Woodland Hills, CA & Calabasas, CA

A traumatic event can affect your mood, emotions, and behavior. If not managed early, your trauma may begin to affect your everyday life and possibly lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The mental health experts at Creative Care specialize in trauma and offer an inpatient treatment program to help you learn coping skills that can improve your quality of life. Call us today to learn more.

 

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Trauma Q & A

What is trauma?

Trauma refers to any event that has a significant impact on your psychological or emotional well-being. This may include a car accident, death of a close family member, or the trauma of war combat. Childhood abuse and neglect are also considered traumatic events with lifelong consequences.

It’s normal to feel afraid or stressed after a traumatic event. However, if your feelings interfere with your everyday life or how you feel about yourself, then you may need professional help from the team at Creative C are. Getting the treatment you need early on after a traumatic event may help prevent long-term mental health issues.

What are trauma symptoms?

You may experience both emotional and physical symptoms after experiencing trauma. Some of the symptoms include:

  • Denial or disbelief
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Moodiness
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Sadness or hopelessness
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Aches and pains
  • Racing heartbeat

These are all normal symptoms you may experience after trauma. However, your symptoms should disappear within a few days. If your symptoms aren’t improving, contact the team at Creative Care for help.

What is PTSD?

PTSD is a mental health condition that develops after a traumatic event or experience. PTSD causes a range of symptoms, such as flashbacks, avoidance, and mood swings, that can affect your day-to-day activities.

You may not develop PTSD after going through a traumatic event. However, you may be more at risk of PTSD if you don’t have a good support system after going through something difficult.

What treatments are available for trauma?

Creative Care is a high-caliber mental health treatment center that offers compassionate, individualized care in an intimate setting. When you come in for care, your specialist works one-on-one with you to develop the most effective treatment plan to help you cope with your trauma.

Your treatment may include:

  • Psychotherapy
  • Medication
  • Nutrition therapy
  • Yoga
  • Equine-assisted psychotherapy
  • Expressive art therapy

Your specialist adjusts your treatment as needed as they observe you going through your therapy.

If not properly managed, trauma can affect your long-term mental health. For a compassionate trauma treatment program, call Creative Care today.