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PTSD services offered in Washington DC Metropolitan Area, Bowie, MD

Do you struggle with the harmful effects of past trauma and need emotional relief? If so, you can trust the experts at The Modalities Group in Bowie, Maryland, with superior treatment options. The highly trained mental health team diagnoses and treats post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to help you get your life back on track after trauma. Call the office or schedule an appointment online today.


What is PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common mental health condition that might appear after you experience a traumatic life event, such as a death in your family, a serious accident, or abuse. The Modalities Group specialists treat individuals, couples, families, and small groups of people struggling with worrisome PTSD symptoms.

What are the symptoms of PTSD?

The common signs and symptoms of PTSD include:

  • Nightmares
  • Flashbacks
  • Being on guard
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Panic attacks
  • Sweating 
  • Trembling
  • Intrusive thoughts
  • Recurring memories
  • Avoiding PTSD triggers

If your PTSD symptoms are severe or negatively affect your life, see The Modalities Group team for an evaluation and effective treatment.

What can cause PTSD?

The cause of PTSD is one or more traumatic life events, such as the loss of a loved one, being in military combat, or being a first responder. Other risk factors include physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, neglect, witnessing violence, a car accident, or being in a traumatic natural disaster. 

Which PTSD treatments are available?

The Modalities Group offers numerous therapies for treating and reducing the symptoms of PTSD, including:

  • Family counseling
  • Parenting support
  • Couples therapy 
  • Marriage counseling
  • Therapy for depression and anxiety
  • Counseling for children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics
  • Therapy for LGBTQ+ issues
  • Anger management
  • Group counseling
  • Addiction recovery
  • Conflict resolution
  • Grief and loss counseling
  • Therapy for career issues
  • Stress management
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Drama therapy

The experienced mental health team tailors each therapy session to match your and your family’s needs, preferences, and desired results. 

They work with an array of emotional and behavioral problems in a compassionate, comfortable environment to help you thrive at work, school, or in relationships with others. The goal of PTSD therapy is personal growth and a better quality of life.

What should I expect during PTSD treatment?

During PTSD treatment at The Modalities Group, you meet with a therapist who gets to know you and the root causes of your PTSD symptoms. They offer highly effective therapy solutions that help you overcome distressing thoughts and emotions, allowing you to live with PTSD triggers without feeling overly distraught. 

You’ll learn ways to cope with your condition to minimize or eliminate troublesome symptoms and live your best life. Many people with PTSD undergo therapy or counseling combined with medications to ease symptoms. 

To reap the benefits of PTSD therapy at The Modalities Group, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

If you are interested in scheduling a therapy session for your teen, we’re here to help. Call TMG in Bowie, MD, at 240-599-3500 to schedule their first appointment. Helping teens navigate these tumultuous years is what we do best.