More About The Journey of Learning That You Have PTSD

The news that you have PTSD can be overwhelming. It’s not uncommon to feel a range of conflicting emotions, such as relief that there is a name for what you’re feeling, but also a sense of confusion and anxiety at what this means for your future.

A diagnosis is the first step to healing. With the proper treatment, many people with PTSD can recover, and lead fulfilling lives. ✅

Secondly, educate yourself about PTSD so that you can better understand your symptoms, triggers, and treatment options. Learning to take care of oneself is crucial. This includes physical and mental health.

Next, moving forward and living a healthy and fulfilling life is also possible. Set small goals and celebrate when you achieve them as this can help boost self-esteem. Achieving these small goals will eventually lead to bigger successes. 🏆

Lastly, connect with SMD Associates to create a recovery plan that is specific to your needs. 👩‍💼

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June 14, 2023


SMD Associates, LLC
28 Thorndal Circle, Third Floor
Darien, CT 06820

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Sara Mathews Dixon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker whose practice is built on the belief that the goals of the individual being treated are key to a successful therapeutic relationship. She uses individualized, person-centered planning in working with young adults, adolescents, adults, individuals, couples and families, in Connecticut and New York.

Please feel free to read more about Sara's services, approach and experience, explore what professionals and clients have shared about her practice, or reach out with any questions.


SMD Associates, LLC
28 Thorndal Circle
Darien, CT 06820

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