My Psych Health



PTSD services offered in Alma, Fayetteville and Bentonville, AR

If you’re having a difficult time overcoming past trauma, see an expert at My Psych Health, based in Alma, Fayetteville, and Bentonville, Arkansas, serving patients of all ages virtually. The exceptional psychiatry team offers effective treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to overcome distressing thoughts, intrusive memories, fear, and anxiety. Call to get started, or schedule a telehealth appointment online today. 

What is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

PTSD is a mental health condition that may develop after experiencing trauma, especially severe trauma. Your My Psych Health specialist offers effective strategies that reduce worrisome symptoms, so you can enjoy life to its fullest. The practice provides telepsychiatry to provide comfort and relief from PTSD in the comfort of your home or location of choice. 

What are the symptoms of PTSD?

The hallmark PTSD symptoms include:

  • Fear
  • Worry
  • Anxiety
  • Stress 
  • Depression
  • Getting startled easily
  • Always being on guard
  • Nightmares
  • Distressing memories
  • Flashbacks
  • Guilt or shame
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Substance misuse
  • Avoiding PTSD triggers

You might avoid loud noises or certain places or things because of potentially triggering bothersome memories of past trauma. 

If PTSD symptoms don’t go away on their own or are severe, interfering with your quality of life, see a My Psych Health provider for an evaluation. 

What can trigger PTSD?

Experiences that can contribute to PTSD include:

  • Natural disasters
  • First responder jobs
  • Car accidents
  • Witnessing violence
  • Military combat
  • Physical, sexual, or emotional abuse 
  • Childhood abuse or neglect
  • Other traumatic events

PTSD can result because of any experience that causes severe stress. The good news is that you don’t have to live with extreme PTSD symptoms, as simple treatments can restore your mental wellness.

How is PTSD diagnosed?

A friendly My Psych Health specialist discusses your medical history, past traumatic experiences, lifestyle habits, symptoms, and more during a virtual psychiatric evaluation. They ask about your thoughts, moods, and behaviors before customizing a PTSD treatment plan if necessary.

How is PTSD treated?

Standard PTSD treatments include:

Medication management 

Medication management at My Psych Health includes prescription medicines that diminish PTSD symptoms, offering you the best quality of life possible. Your provider determines if medications, and which, are best for your unique situation.


My Psych Health offers psychotherapy sessions virtually via your phone, tablet, or another electronic device. Your skilled specialist provides cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), or other methods that make your symptoms less severe or eliminate them entirely. 

Your mental health specialist may combine medications with psychotherapy to ensure outstanding outcomes. 

Call My Psych Health to learn more about PTSD, or use the online scheduler today.