As of April 1 2023, all current Medicaid healthcare plan members will need to reverify eligibility for their insurance coverage. We encourage all of our clients to learn more here to ensure their health insurance is not interrupted.

We’re Hiring! View Our Open Positions 

Are you a current client? Contact Your Clinic

Start Your Journey of Overcoming Trauma

Trauma is an emotional response to a deeply distressing or disturbing event that overwhelms an individual’s ability to cope, causes feelings of helplessness, diminishes their sense of self, and their ability to feel a full range of emotions and experiences. It’s not the events themselves that define trauma but rather the individual’s experience of these events. This means that what might be traumatic for one person may not affect another person in the same way. Traumatic events can include, but are not limited to, experiences of violence, severe illness, the loss of a loved one, or witnessing an event that induces intense fear, horror, or helplessness. Overcoming trauma is only possible when these events are fully understood.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), on the other hand, is a condition that may develop after exposure to a traumatic event. PTSD is characterized by persistent, distressing memories of the traumatic event, flashbacks, nightmares, severe anxiety, and uncontrollable thoughts about the event. However, it’s vital to approach this subject with an understanding that experiences and responses to trauma vary widely among individuals. Do you need to learn more about PTSD treatment services? Call Harmony today at 304.410.0082 for more information.

National PTSD Awareness Day: A Step Toward Understanding

As we consider PTSD, it’s important to note June’s National PTSD Awareness Day. It plays a pivotal role in shedding light on PTSD, promoting understanding, and encouraging support for those affected. This day is dedicated to increasing awareness about PTSD, its impact on individuals’ lives, and the importance of fostering an environment that supports healing and recovery.

By bringing attention to PTSD, National PTSD Awareness Day aims to destigmatize mental health conditions and encourage individuals experiencing symptoms to seek help. It’s a day that reminds us of the strength of those who face PTSD every day. In addition, it emphasizes the importance of empathy and community support in the healing process. Hopefully, this awareness will guide individuals to seek appropriate treatment for themselves or loved ones.

The Path to Healing: PTSD Treatment Options

Treating PTSD is a gentle and nuanced process. It focuses on helping individuals process their trauma, reduce their symptoms, and improve their quality of life. At the same time, it’s crucial to recognize that each person’s path to recovery is unique. With this in mind, it’s necessary to tailor treatment plans in order to meet their specific needs and circumstances.

Psychotherapy (Talk Therapy)

Types of talk therapy include:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) – Focuses on changing negative thought patterns and behaviors related to trauma.
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) – Helps individuals process and integrate traumatic memories through guided eye movements.

This method involves talking with a therapist to understand and change thoughts and feelings related to trauma.


Another approach is medication, which can sometimes help alleviate symptoms of PTSD, allowing individuals to participate more fully in psychotherapy. It’s important to note, however, that while medications can provide relief, they are most effective when combined with other forms of therapy.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Emerging treatments, such as transcranial magnetic stimulation, offer new hope for those who have not found relief from traditional treatment methods. TMS is a promising development in the field of mental health. However, individuals considering this option should seek comprehensive advice from a mental health professional to understand its benefits and considerations.

Consider PTSD Treatment Services at Harmony

At Harmony, part of the Transformations Care Network, we understand the complexity of living with PTSD and the courage it takes to seek help. Our mental health clinics provide a supportive environment where individuals can explore treatment options tailored to their experiences and goals. Our dedicated professionals are here to walk with you through every step of your healing journey, offering empathy, respect, and expert care.

We believe in a compassionate approach to recovery that prioritizes understanding and personalized care. By choosing Harmony, you’re taking a significant step toward reclaiming your life from PTSD, surrounded by a team that truly cares about your well-being.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your mental health journey, click here to reach out to our team of empathetic mental health care experts. For existing clients, please click here and find your office location to contact your office directly.