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Portland Psychiatric PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Therapy

Healing from Trauma: PTSD Treatment with Harry Borcherding, PMHNP

Welcome to a path of recovery and resilience with Harry Borcherding, a trusted Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Oregon. With over 15 years of dedicated experience in mental health and a decade as a psychiatric nurse practitioner, Harry specializes in providing compassionate care for individuals navigating the challenges of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Drawing from a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing, Harry brings a wealth of education and over 15 years of hands-on experience to his practice. This unique combination equips him with a profound understanding of behavior and the mind when addressing the complexities of PTSD.

Harry’s services extend to the comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSD. His approach integrates both medication prescribing and counseling interventions, recognizing the multifaceted nature of trauma. From medication to address physiological symptoms to therapeutic support for emotional healing, Harry tailors a holistic treatment plan to each individual.

With over ten years of practice as a psychiatric nurse practitioner, Harry Borcherding has honed his skills in providing empathetic care for those grappling with PTSD. His commitment surpasses conventional approaches, creating a secure environment where individuals can openly express their trauma and collaboratively work toward healing.

Harry is fully licensed in Oregon and holds a national certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. This commitment to excellence ensures that his PTSD treatment adheres to the highest standards, providing a source of confidence and reassurance for those seeking his services.

PTSD is a complex condition that requires a nuanced approach. Harry’s evaluation process involves a detailed discussion of your trauma history, symptoms, and daily functioning. Following diagnosis, he collaborates with you to develop a personalized treatment plan, combining medication for physiological symptoms and counseling interventions to address emotional and psychological aspects.

Don’t Let PTSD Control Your Life

If you seek expert care for PTSD, Harry Borcherding is here to guide you with a wealth of experience, empathy, and evidence-based practices. Take the first step towards healing by choosing the expertise of a seasoned professional who understands the delicate interplay between the mind and trauma.

Contact Harry Borcherding, PMHNP, today to begin your journey towards recovery and reclaiming a sense of well-being.

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What are the common symptoms of PTSD, and how do I know if I may be experiencing it?

PTSD symptoms often include intrusive memories, flashbacks, nightmares, and heightened anxiety. Emotional numbing, avoidance of reminders, and changes in mood and cognition can also be indicators. If you find that past trauma significantly impacts your daily life, it’s advisable to seek an evaluation from Harry Borcherding for further insights.

How is PTSD diagnosed, and what does the evaluation process involve?

Diagnosing PTSD involves a thorough evaluation by Harry Borcherding. This process includes discussions about your trauma history, symptoms, and their impact on your daily functioning. Standardized assessments may be utilized to gather additional information. An accurate diagnosis is essential for developing a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs.

How does PTSD affect daily life, and when should I seek help?

PTSD can significantly impact daily life, from relationships to work and overall well-being. If intrusive memories, nightmares, or avoidance behaviors disrupt your ability to function, seeking help from Harry can provide the support needed to address and manage these challenges.

Are there alternative therapies for PTSD besides medication and counseling?

Of course! HarryBorcherding explores various therapeutic modalities, including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), mindfulness-based approaches, and holistic practices. The goal is to create a personalized treatment plan that aligns with your preferences and addresses the multifaceted nature of PTSD.

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