Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress & the Best Treatments for Relief


This workshop will equip you with an in-depth understanding of the stress that happens to many people following a traumatic event. Your workshop instructor will review the various forms of post-traumatic stress including Classic PTSD, Complex PTSD, and sub-clinical PTSD to help you better understand what you, or a loved one, may be experiencing.

Studies have shown that some individuals who are experiencing active PTSD symptoms are misdiagnosed or have trouble finding the right treatment due to a lack of knowledge of the symptoms of trauma as well as a lack of clarity about the best available trauma treatments within the field of behavioral health.

In addition, your workshop instructor will provide you with a basic understanding of the how trauma effects the brain as well as a review of the psychological and body-focused treatments that have been shown through research to have to the best outcomes for people suffering from the negative effects of trauma.


  • Practical knowledge about psychological trauma and its effects on the brain, body, and mind.
  • Research-based information about the best treatments for psychological trauma.
  • How to determine which trauma treatment may be most helpful to you.
  • Helpful information about accessing behavioral health resources.


  1. Instructor-led presentation on up-to-date and research-based information about psychological trauma and its effects on the brain, body, and mind.
  2. Information about effective treatments for trauma based upon recent research.
  3. Information that may help you determine which trauma treatment may best suit your individual needs.
  4. Q & A at the end of the workshop.

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  • There is three-hour free parking across the street at the West Hollywood Library, which requires that you obtain validation from the library (the library closes at 6).
  • There is metered parking along Melrose Ave. and San Vicente Blvd. ($2 for 2 hours).
  • You may also park in Pacific Design Center’s parking lot for a fee. The first 20 minutes are free; thereafter, you will be charged $1.50 per 12 minutes with a maximum charge of $16.50.

The workshop does not validate for parking in the Pacific Design Center.

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