Meridian Behavioral Health provides a variety of types of therapy for treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. Many of our current clinicians provide therapy and treatment for PTSD, using a variety of techniques and with each focusing on different ages. It is our goal to match you with a therapist that will best fit your needs and provide you with the best care possible. If you would like more information, or would like to request a first visit with a therapist, you can either fill out the contact form on this page and we will get in touch with you or you can also call us directly at (815) 344-5061.
What is PTSD?
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychological condition that sometimes develops following a life-threatening event or situation. The human brain and body are equipped with multiple systems that surge us into a state of hyper-arousal and readiness when faced with extreme danger. This “fight or flight” response can sometimes be easily re-activated by non-threatening conditions, or can remain “turned on” to a lesser degree chronically over time. PTSD can include the following symptoms: