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Family Therapy

Family issues can often result in much bigger problems if a solution isn’t reached. At First Step Psychological Services, our professionals offer family therapy services to help families find a solution to issues that threaten the wellbeing of the family unit. These issues can be anything from major medical illnesses to major changes. Give us a call to learn more!

Couples Counseling

Are you and your partner fighting more than you used to? Do you feel as though the spark has left your relationship? At First Step Psychological Services, we proudly offer couples counseling services. We can help couples who are struggling with stress, poor communication, and everything in between. If you’re ready to improve your relationship, give us a call today!

Individual Counseling

Dealing with your mental health on your own can often be more of a struggle than you bargained for. That’s where First Step Psychological Services can help! We have more than 10 years of experience, and we proudly offer individual counseling services so that you can find the help you need to get back to living a happier life. Learn more by giving us a call!

Start Getting the Help You Need

PTSD can affect a person in many different ways. What many people don’t realize is that an individual can suffer from PTSD, even if they weren’t directly involved in a threatening or scary event. For this reason, there may be many people who aren’t seeking the treatment they need.

At First Step Psychological Services, we are dedicated to helping people of all walks of life receive the PTSD therapy that they need to live a happier, healthier life. We have more than 10 years of experience working with people just like you, and we have the tools needed to combat and work through the root cause of your PTSD. Continue reading below to learn more, and give us a call to schedule an appointment in San Antonio today!

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Prolonged Exposure Therapy

At First Step Psychological Services, we use a treatment method called Prolonged Exposure (PE) to help patients work through their PTSD. This treatment is used to help expose an individual to the event that caused them trauma in an effort to better understand their symptoms. When a patient undergoes PE therapy, they will work directly with one of our psychologists to gradually approach trauma-related memories, situations, and feelings. By approaching these areas of trauma, it will give the individual better insight to their feelings, providing them with relief from the symptoms and helping to improve function in their daily lives.

Cognitive Processing Therapy

Cognitive Processing Therapy, similarly to Prolonged exposure therapy, is a tool that we use at First Step Psychological Services to help treat PTSD. While PE trauma therapy helps to explore the traumatic situation and feelings themselves, cognitive processing therapy helps to explore the way the traumatic event is interpreted. Our psychologists understand that while the traumatic event may have passed, the feelings can still impact an individual’s daily life. Cognitive Processing therapy works to help get to the bottom of why an individual may have specific feelings, thoughts, or behaviors about a traumatic event, and with that understanding, the individual can start to heal.

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If you or someone you know is suffering from PTSD, our psychologists at First Step Psychological Services are here to help. Explore our website to learn more about the many therapy services we offer, and when you’re ready, schedule an appointment at our office in San Antonio today! We look forward to working with you.