The Major Difference Between Acute Stress Disorder and PTSD

acute stress disorder vs ptsd

Almost 50 percent of Americans experience extreme stress regularly. People have stress for various reasons, from work or even traumas. And unfortunately, excessive stress can lead to many problems, from poor relationships, lost productivity at work, and stress disorders.  The two most common stress disorders are PTSD and Acute Stress Disorder. Some people may assume […]

All About EMDR Therapy

Orange County EMDR Therapy for Mental Health

Inception of EMDR Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy treatment that was designed by Francine Shapiro. Its sole purpose is to alleviate the suffering associated with traumatic memories. In the year 1987, by some happenstance observed that she could reduce the effects of negative thoughts and memories by moving her eyes side […]

Trauma: An Experience with the Real


Split in Two by Trauma A recent article in Wired addresses the aftermath of the devastating 2017 fires in Northern California. The Tubbs Fire, the most destructive wildfire in California history, killed 22 people, destroyed 5643 structures, and has cost over $1.3 billion so far. The piece features an interview with Sharon Bard. Sharon had […]