The answers to these questions may help you decide if the health professional you're considering is a good fit for the PTSD treatment you seek. Download "Questions to Ask a Health Professional" (PDF, 264KB)
What is your experience helping people with symptoms or problems like mine, specifically PTSD and/or anxiety?
What is your approach to treatment for PTSD? Have the treatments you used been proven effective for dealing with my problem?
Do you accept my insurance? Are you affiliated with any managed care organizations? Do you accept Medicare or Medicaid?
How should I prepare for my appointment?
Will I need medication to treat my PTSD?
How will I know when I've completed treatment?
What happens when my treatment ends?
Should I worry about confidentiality during my treatment?