Our Treatment Approaches
The approach of SoftMind is evidence-based, non-invasive, brain-stimulating therapies. Our treatments, approaches, and methods are carried out by our professional psychologists, clinical hypnotherapists, and therapeutic counsellors with several years of experience in the field who has proven track records. The treatments or the approaches towards each and every individual may be different with respect to their psychological wellness or mental illness. The approaches explained below are for you to understand what we provide here at SoftMind and are subject to change accordingly.
Before the treatment, we will explain to you clearly what we’re going to do and what you can expect from us (no miracles). In a normal scenario, we expect to see realistic improvements in our clients between 2-10 sessions.
What is Acute Stress Disorder (ASD)?
Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) is a mental health condition which happens to you immediately when you experience a traumatic event. This medical health condition can lead to a various range of psychological symptoms and if not treated can lead to Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Here at SoftMind, we’ve 1 hospital, 3 clinics and 15 experienced psychologists, hypnotherapists, and caretaker counselors for treating clinical depression. Our psychologists will guide you with the right treatment.
Acute Stress Disorder (ASD): When to Consult a Psychologist
Acute stress disorder triggers after you experiencing one or more traumatic events in your life such as the death of loved ones, serious injury or near-death experience, natural disaster, vehicle accidents, sexual assault or domestic abuse, terminal diagnosis, and surviving traumatic brain injury.
You will be revisiting the traumatic events through, nightmares, memories or flashbacks.
You may experience negative thoughts, low moods, and sadness.
Lack of awareness of the surroundings, altered sense of reality, failure to remember parts from the event.
You may purposefully avoid feelings, thoughts, places, or people connected to the traumatic event.
You may experience insomnia, trouble concentrating, aggression or irritability.
Risk of Developing PTSD
The symptoms of acute stress disorder are identical to those of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Our psychologists’ diagnosis for PTSD only if you have the symptoms which recur for more than 30 days or when you still have the symptoms more than one month after the traumatic event.
A person diagnosed with acute stress disorder, not necessarily develop PTSD, unfortunately, researches say that 80% of people with acute stress disorder develop PTSD.
It’s highly recommended by Psychologists at SoftMind that your diagnosis for ASD so that you can cope up with the condition better and decrease the risk of developing PTSD.
Acute Stress Disorder develops in
33% of people who experience mass shooting
16% of victims of assault
14% of people who experience traumatic brain injury
13% of people who experience vehicle accident
10% of burn victims
6% of people who experience an industrial accident