Supporting a Loved One with PTSD or CPTSD: Strategies for Coping and Self-Care

In this article, we will explore the symptoms of PTSD and CPTSD and identify strategies to support your loved one in coping with their symptoms. We will also discuss how their symptoms can impact you and provide strategies for self-care. Recognizing the Symptoms. Recognizing the Symptoms People with PTSD or CPTSD may experience a range of symptoms, including withdrawal or isolation, avoidance of reminders, concentration difficulties, hyper vigilance, exhaustion, sleep difficulties, startle easily, negative attitude, emotional numbing, dysregulation, physical symptoms, impulsivity, intrusive thoughts, and a sense of helplessness. It's important to understand these symptoms and how they can manifest in ... [Read More]