Trauma/PTSD Expertise

Many clients who attend the day treatment services of OPS have experienced traumatic events in their life and currently suffer from PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) symptoms. These symptoms, left untreated, can make it difficult to make progress in treatment and can lead to decompensation and/or re-hospitalization. Typical symptoms include: recurrent and intrusive negative memories, feeling detached from others, constricted emotions, hyper-alertness, sleep problems, problems with concentration and memory, depression and anxiety. Specialized individual and group therapy interventions are offered to assist clients with the challenges of working thought these feelings and experiences so they can fully participate in the treatment and recovery process.