Now, there are good treatments available for PTSD. Dealing with the past can be hard when you’ve PTSD. But speaking with a therapist can help you get better.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one form of counseling. Research demonstrates it’s the most effective type of counselling for PTSD. The VA is providing two types of cognitive behavioral therapy to Veterans with PTSD: Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Prolonged Exposure (PE) treatment.