Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD: A Clinical Case

Speshal-Gautier
D.I.V.E. Therapy & Consulting, LLC

Key Points

  1. Mr. Andre Johnson, a veteran, experienced anxiety, panic attacks, and PTSD symptoms due to his military service, impacting his social life and work.
  2. He received diagnoses of PTSD, panic disorder without agoraphobia, and alcohol use disorder in remission, based on clinical assessments and a significant PCL-5 score.
  3. The treatment focused on cognitive processing therapy (CPT), customized to Mr. Johnson’s cultural background and military experiences, to address his complex psychological needs.
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Today’s activity is hosted by Dr. Spesh. She is a licensed clinical psychologist based in Atlanta, Georgia, who specializes in trauma, anxiety, and relationship issues, employing culturally responsive therapy techniques.

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