Confronting PTSD from Sexual Trauma - MedCircle

Dr. Cheryl Arutt

Confronting PTSD from Sexual Trauma

5 Sessions

PTSD is more prevalent than you think - in fact, the number of cases in the U.S. alone is equal to the total population of Texas.

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5 Sessions

PTSD is more prevalent than you think - in fact, the number of cases in the U.S. alone is equal to the total population of Texas.

  • Access 50+ In-Depth Series
  • Ask Our Doctors Live — Weekly
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About the Series

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD extends far beyond just combat veterans. For years, renowned psychologist Dr. Cheryl Arutt has been treating PTSD in women & men who have faced sexual trauma. In this series, she provides actionable advice you can utilize today while helping you grasp the full scope of the disorder. Dr. Arutt even provides tips for loving someone who has experienced sexual trauma.

“It was nice to get this insight and perspective as I work through my trauma with my therapist. It helped me discover aspects of myself and what other options were out there that I was getting from my actual therapist.”

Britney F.

Britney F.

Who Is This Series For?

This series is for anyone who has suffered from sexual abuse and is struggling with post traumatic stress disorder. If you are looking for ways to talk to a loved one, whether that be a friend, spouse, or child, about their sexual trauma or if you are wanting to become a better supporter for a loved with PTSD, this series is for you.

Some of What You Will Learn

  • Understand the science behind PTSD from sexual abuse

  • How to spot the signs and symptoms of PTSD

  • Learn about the variety of treatment options

  • Know how to best support a loved one who has suffered sexual trauma

  • How to find the right help and recover

“I have a passion for educating people about PTSD and helping people heal from PTSD because it really is one of the most misunderstood misdiagnoses - even by people who are suffering.”

Dr. Cheryll Arutt

Dr. Cheryll Arutt

Session Overview

  • Session1

    Why PTSD Impacts So Many People & the Science Behind It

    In the first session, Dr. Arutt explains the science behind post traumatic stress disorder and what happens in the brain when someone experiences the symptoms of the disorder.

    19m
  • Session2

    What PTSD Symptoms Actually Look Like, According to the DSM 5

    Dr. Arutt discusses the symptoms of PTSD and also explains the current technology being used to better understand this disorder.

    20m
  • Session3

    How to Spot the Signs of PTSD (Continued)

    We continue the conversation around the symptoms of PTSD as they are outlined in the DSM. Dr. Arutt also walks you through real life examples of what living with PTSD looks like.

    14m
  • Session4

    The Highly Effective PTSD Treatment You Should Know

    Dr. Arutt exposes the politics around PTSD treatments and why many people solely rely on exposure and response therapy and remain unaware of newer, evidenced based treatments.

    20m
  • Session5

    This is the Biggest Predictor of Someone Overcoming PTSD

    In our final session, Dr. Arutt explains how loved ones can properly support someone with PTSD. She provides actionable steps and advice that you can implement today.

    29m

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