At The Beekeeper House, we tailor post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD treatment that is unique to you. Not only are our therapists and staff trauma-informed, but they are also experts in contemporary clinical psychology and trauma theory.
Through a combination of therapy and holistic healing approaches, you will be equipped with the skills to solve your trauma and will be empowered with new coping strategies and skills to begin flourishing again.
If you or a loved one need PTSD treatment at a residential treatment centre, we are available to help. Call us today or continue reading to see if our approach is right for you.
At The Beekeeper House, we understand that PTSD is a complex condition that requires addressing underlying trauma, responses to it, and any other thoughts or emotions that accompany it. With this, we use a holistic approach to treat your mind, body, and spirit. Our therapists are expertly trained in evidence-based psychology practices to help you resolve trauma and treat PTSD.
We also emphasize mindfulness-based practices that help you identify your triggers and find internal peace. Together, we will teach you how to use these skills and practices in your everyday life to set a strong foundation, helping you cope as you move through life.
Residential treatment is best for creating a safe space for you to heal from traumatic events and avoid re-traumatization. Our beautiful resort-style treatment centre is in Chiang Mai, Thailand, surrounded by cool, lush mountains and gardens.
Our residential programme gives you the opportunity to make connections and build a support group with others, share your experiences, and avoid your triggers to guide you in trauma recovery.
We also offer several types of holistic activities, including yoga and other mindfulness practices, meditation, massages, and sound baths to help connect your mind, body, and spirit.
In recent years, we have learned a wealth of information regarding how trauma is best treated. At The Beekeeper House, our therapists and clinical staff are trained experts in trauma theory and care. In one-on-one and group therapy sessions, you can begin to process your trauma and learn new ways to cope.
Our therapists use an eclectic therapy approach that combines several types of therapy to meet your specific needs. Trauma and PTSD are complex, requiring a tailored treatment. We use techniques including:
A trauma-centred therapy that involves identifying and changing thoughts and behaviour patterns. CBT has been shown to be the most effective treatment for PTSD. Several types of CBT are used to address trauma and PTSD, including prolonged exposure, cognitive processing therapy (CPT), and stress inoculation training. These methods help change how you think about previous traumatic events, reduce anxiety through coping skills, and help you avoid re-traumatization.
A type of psychotherapy (talk therapy) in which you will discuss your memories of traumatic events. During these discussions, your therapist will move their finger side to side, and your eyes will follow the movements. Studies show that this therapy helps reduce the emotions and vividness behind the memories.
A trauma-centred therapy that involves identifying and changing thoughts and behaviour patterns. CBT has been shown to be the most effective treatment for PTSD. There are several types of CBT used to address trauma and PTSD, including prolonged exposure, cognitive processing therapy (CPT), and stress inoculation training. These methods help change how you think about previous traumatic events, reduce anxiety through coping skills, and help you avoid re-traumatization.
We also incorporate holistic practices such as mindfulness, or “the awareness that emerges through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally to the unfolding of experience moment by moment.”  We encourage you to participate in activities including yoga and meditation to bring your mind, body, and spirit into the present. Research shows that these activities can help you identify and address your triggers.
Sometimes, medication is also necessary to treat PTSD. Your therapist will discuss if and what medications would be best for you. Many people take antidepressants such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) to help treat underlying depression or anxiety associated with PTSD.
Many people talk about PTSD and trauma interchangeably, but they are different from one another. Trauma refers to the emotional response triggered by a serious event. It can happen multiple times and you may experience many types of traumas. These include assault, life-threatening events such as car accidents, military trauma, traumatic grief, medical trauma, terrorism or political violence, and bullying.
On the other hand, PTSD is a mental health condition that develops in response to trauma. It is important to note that not everyone who experiences a traumatic event will go on to develop PTSD. Trauma and PTSD are closely intertwined, but they are not the same condition.
Life-threatening and other serious events can trigger a trauma response. Initial symptoms you may experience after the event include:
Anxiety or agitation
Feeling on Edge
PTSD develops as the result of trauma, and symptoms tend to occur within three months of the traumatic event. For PTSD to be diagnosed, you must experience symptoms for at least one month, and they must be severe enough to interfere with your daily responsibilities and relationships.
Symptoms of PTSD include:
Acute stress disorder (ASD) is diagnosed when symptoms last less than four weeks.  If you experience a wide variety of arousal, avoidance, and dissociative symptoms for more than four weeks, you may be diagnosed with PTSD. Some people with PTSD may also have other mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, or substance use disorders.
Fortunately, trauma-informed care and other holistic practices have been shown to help those with PTSD to address and heal from their trauma.
Using principles of Western and Eastern medicine and healing, we combine the power of clinical psychology with holistic treatments to address your PTSD. We utilise scientifically backed therapy techniques including CBT, EMDR treatment, and exposure therapy to help you process trauma and move forward. Our therapists will work with you to develop coping skills and strategies for the future. Using these tools will help you lead a peaceful, happy life.
Everything at our resort-style PTSD treatment centre has been built with recovery and wellness in mind. Our wonderful team will take excellent care of you while guiding you every step of the way through your recovery.
The Beekeeper House grounds offer calmness and serenity when you need it most, allowing you to engage fully in your PTSD program, designed by leading experts qualified at PhD levels and beyond.