3 Categories of Symptoms of PTSD in Children

3 Categories of Symptoms of PTSD in Children

Recognition of childhood PTSD has been increasing in the past few years. But what symptoms of PTSD in children lead to a diagnosis? This month’s video for Rising Above Ministries summarizes 3 categories of symptoms of PTSD in children. It also reviews symptoms...
The Sad Truth about PTSD in Children

The Sad Truth about PTSD in Children

For the first 52 years of my life, I had no idea children could struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). But in 2008 when my son, age 26, was diagnosed with this mental illness, I learned the truth. PTSD in children is real, and my son had been living with...
Does My Child Have PTSD? Do I Have PTSD?

Does My Child Have PTSD? Do I Have PTSD?

A strange thing happened a few months back at the Accessibility Summit in McClean, Virginia. On Friday afternoon, I was sitting in the Exhibit Hall at my book table. A copy of my newest book, Does My Child Have PTSD? What To Do When Your Child Is Hurting from the...
Myths about PTSD in Children, Part 1

Myths about PTSD in Children, Part 1

What comes to your mind when you hear about PTSD in children? This childhood mental illness is not well known to the general public. That’s why there’s a good chance that some of your first thoughts are misconceptions. While writing, Does My Child Have...