The Importance of Post-Traumatic Counselling After Personal-Injury in Ontario

Don’t wait until you break; go to post-traumatic counselling and learn to cope—then, claim your life back.

A personal injury in Ontario is a life-altering event. They can be devastating and crippling. Even worse news? It doesn’t end at the physical injuries. The post-trauma of injuries affect confidence, self-esteem and can, in their worst incarnations, change personalities all together—unless you go through the proper treatment, which is post-traumatic counselling.

Are you At-Risk Post-Traumatic Issues from Personal Injury?

Victims of personal injury in Ontario can experience Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (or some variation thereof)—and it can happen to anyone who has experienced a personal-injury accident, even days, weeks or months after an accident. As personal injury lawyers in Whitby, Oshawa & Toronto we understand the importance of recognizing at-risk behaviour after a personal-injury accident. Know the signs and symptoms:

Physical Symptoms:

  • headaches,
  • sweating,
  • shaking,
  • insomnia,
  • addiction (drug, alcohol or other),
  • nightmares,
  • and difficulty concentrating.

Emotional Symptoms:

  • anxiety,
  • flashbacks,
  • panic attacks,
  • shock,
  • fear,
  • helplessness,
  • horror,
  • and an inability to form or maintain relationships.

Overcoming PTSD After A Personal Injury in Ontario

Overcoming Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after a personal-injury accident requires post-traumatic counselling. Post-traumatic counselling means discussing with a professional your personal injury who will offer reassurances and an education about PTSD. They will also place an emphasis on coping s