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PTSD Online - online program

Online program | By: Mental Health Online

In summary

  • About: helps adults 18 years and over with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and trauma
  • Suitable for: Australian residents aged 18 and over
  • Cost: free
  • More information: Visit this page to enrol in this online program.

PTSD Online Program is designed to help you understand and manage symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and helps you to learn how to change the unhelpful thoughts and beliefs maintaining PTSD. This program is based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and has been developed by psychologists and researchers from the National eTherapy Centre at Swinburne University.

If you reside in Australia, you can also sign up to their free Therapist Assist option to access 12 weeks of support from their therapists while you use the program.

PTSD Online has 12 modules that you can do in your own time and have access to for 12 months. It provides information about PTSD and introduces the skills and strategies that can help you to:

  • Identify the symptoms of PTSD
  • Learn relaxation techniques including progressive muscle relaxation
  • Gain control of physical reactions
  • Learn how to change any unhelpful thoughts and beliefs maintaining PTSD
  • Plan to maintain your mental health gains after the course

PTSD Online Program

NOTE: This online program is provided by one of Healthdirect Australia's trusted information partners. Please consider if this online program is appropriate for your own individual circumstances. There may be costs to use the online program or it may be free. You may also be charged for data from your telecommunications provider. For 24-hour health advice call healthdirect - 1800 022 222 or if you need help now these emergency and crisis helplines can provide immediate support.

Last reviewed: March 2024

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