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)
Experience

What is your experience helping people with symptoms or problems like mine, specifically PTSD and/or anxiety?
Treatment

What is your approach to treatment for PTSD? Have the treatments you used been proven effective for dealing with my problem?
Finances

Do you accept my insurance? Are you affiliated with any managed care organizations? Do you accept Medicare or Medicaid?
Getting Ready

How should I prepare for my appointment?
Medication

Will I need medication to treat my PTSD?
Progress

How will I know when I've completed treatment?
Post-treatment

What happens when my treatment ends?
Privacy

Should I worry about confidentiality during my treatment?

Updated July 31, 2017