#6 - PTSD in The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (Book)

Released Monday, 5th November 2018
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This week is The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, a Novel by Stephen Chbosky. We have realized that all of our episodes tend to take on the feeling of the media we happen to be covering that week; this one is no different. We cover PTSD ( Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ) in the Novel by Stephen Chbosky: The Perks Of Being A Wallflower Deep, intense and always serious for this episode, Ryan and Mike break down what PTSD really is, and how a Therapist, like Ryan, goes about treatment.
We learn what kinds of Trauma can create PTSD in a mind, and how recalling those events (triggers) can take a real, and sometimes ugly toll on those that experience this kind of Mental Health Issue Ryan gives us some insider knowledge into treatment, focusing on the method known as EMDR. Ryan shares a story from his past that has some triggers for him as an adult, and how he has learned to use these methods to see his own personal patterns, and make a change to learn and grow from his experiences, both while participating in EMDR training, and the revelations that the training revealed to him. Mike is talking sometimes.

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Length
56m 39s
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Season
1
Episode
6
Episode Type
Full

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