The Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Course helps adults aged 18 years and over to manage psychological and emotional symptoms resulting from experiencing a traumatic event.
The PTSD course aims to help people break unhelpful habits and learn practical psychological skills to help them manage their symptoms.
The PTSD Course consists of five lessons over an eight-week period. It is designed to provide the information and skills that you would normally receive from a mental health professional. You can choose to receive weekly therapist support during the course, or you can choose to contact us when you need to. The course aims to teach the following psychological skills:
The PTSD Course is recommended for people who:
The PTSD Course is not suitable for people who:
If you have very severe symptoms we strongly recommend that you see a GP and a psychologist and/or psychiatrist for assessment and treatment.
We strongly recommend you discuss your participation in this course with your GP and other health professionals. Maintaining a good working relationship with your GP is essential and they can help you decide whether this program is going to be suitable for you.
You can find out if you are eligible for this course by completing the MindSpot Online Assessment.
This course was written by Dr Jay Spence, Associate Professor Blake Dear, and Professor Nick Titov.