December 2, 2018: Dr. Jeremy Tyler, Trust the process: treating PTSD
7% of Americans will grapple with post-traumatic stress disorder at some point in their lives… One of the most common and effective ways to treat PTSD is Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy, in which Tyler is an expert. The process primarily utilizes aspects of talk therapy to help patients process and understand their traumas, gradually returning to a less stressful mental state.
July 3, 2018: Dr. Alissa Jerud, CTSA post-doctoral fellow, on Anxiety.org: Parent-Child Separation, Trauma, PTSD and Recovery in Children
While children typically recover quickly from the emotional and physiological sequela of brief episodes of separation, extended separation can exhaust children's bodies and brains, thus placing them on adverse developmental trajectories. Indeed, unlike the routine separations that occur at daycare or preschool drop offs, in which children are informed that their parents will soon return to pick them up and then do, forced and prolonged…
July 3, 2018: CTSA Associate Director, Dr. Sandy Capaldi, explains the psychological impacts of being trapped in a cave (Thailand cave rescue) on CNN.com
"While not everyone who experiences a traumatic event will develop PTSD, children and adolescents who do develop PTSD are at increased risk for other mood, anxiety, eating, and substance use disorders," she said. However, "the link between the development of PTSD and these other disorders is unclear."
April 2018: WOAR Honors Dr. Edna Foa, Center Director
CTSA Director, Dr. Edna Foa, is the recipient of the 2018 Carole Johnson Humanitarian Award
. Dr. Foa received this award on April 10th
, 2018 at the Bridge of Courage reception hosted by Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR). Congratulations!
May 2017: CTSA therapist, Dr. Tyler, interviewed by NBC
Doctors warn that the explicit details from accusers in the Bill Cosby trial could have a negative impact on sexual assault survivors. NBC10's Aundrea Cline-Thomas speaks to Dr. Jeremy Tyler about that potential impact.