1. TikiTorches


    Hello, Thank you in advance for your help on this. My patient is seeing a therapist who does Brainspotting. I am more familiar with EMDR than this. Is Brainspotting a good treatment for someone with PTSD with evidence? FAQs on brainspotting...
  2. J

    Participate in my Study Seeking to Understand Parents of Adolescents with Co-Occurring PTSD and Addiction and get a $20 Target Giftcard!

    Research Participation Opportunity! My name is Jocelyn Kressler and I am a psychology doctoral candidate at Adler University. I am completing a study that seeks to understand the lived experience of parents of adolescents who currently have (or have ever had) a diagnosis of PTSD and currently...
  3. Alemo

    Borderline personality and PTSD

    Maybe I’m way off base here, but I seem to recall hearing that borderline and PTSD are closely related, with some speculating that the two disorders are on a spectrum with each other. In my (very limited) clinical experience I have seen a few patients mostly veterans who have a significant...
  4. P

    Clinical Psychology PhD - Trauma/PTSD Focus

    Hello, I am looking to apply to Clinical Psychology PhD programs and am interested in finding faculty that have research focuses in PTSD, trauma, and emotion dysregulation. Even better would be a PI that also utilizes MRI. Any guidance/information would be appreciated!
  5. F

    PhD/PsyD Clinical Psych PhD Programs with Trauma Treatment Centers and/or Certificates

    Hi everyone! As a future clinical psychologist, I am hoping to specialize in PTSD treatment. The SDN forums about programs with advisors doing trauma research and the APA Division 56 list of programs have been very helpful. I am curious if you all know of any PhD clinical programs that have...
  6. E

    Dear psychiatrists please answer , why doesn't my psychiatrist start my ptsd treatment?

    I was diagnosed with complex ptsd , I read about it on the internet that the best and most effective treatment is prolonged exposure therapy.About a month ago,My psychiatrist asked me to journal my intrusive thoughts which was nothing more than extreme excruciating agony for me. Despite that , I...
  7. M

    Recovered From PTSD and Failure- Will I Matriculate?

    I'm a 22 year old pre-medical student. I've done quite a bit of volunteer work and plan to do more, and am currently a phlebotomist while pursuing a degree in the biological sciences. I'm also a certified life guard, so I've got quite a bit of work experience in that category as well. I've had...
  8. Hermione_Granger

    Critical mistakes on Step 2CS

    Guys, I'm not kidding. This isn't a situation where I forgot Fam Hx in a few cases. I made some next level, embarrassing, ridiculous mistakes that will haunt me for the next 3 months. I'm an IMG who got 240+ on Step 1, English is my native language, and I want to go into Psych. Haven't taken CK...
  9. J

    Marijuana and my health in medical school

    Hello, I am a new M1 and I am concerned about a situation that I am not sure I can present to my faculty or advisors. I have been struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD (veteran here), and I take my meds regularly as prescribed for some time. However, I recently found out that I am eligible...
  10. P

    Finding a Job with Clinical Experience When you Have PTSD

    I am really needing some advice. To make a long story short and without going into much detail, I have PTSD after being raped and sexually assaulted for two years. Before this, I was well on my way to building up my medical school application. I had a 3.92 PGA. My AA degree. Multiple...
  11. T

    HPSP, PTSD and Tinnitus Rating %20

    Currently I'm set on dental school, even right now I haven't even began pre-dental requisites and schooling. I got out of the Marine Corps 2014. I applied for disabilities with the VA 2015 and received %20. %10 for PTSD and %10 for tinnitus. I have not received any health care for either while...