PTSD and Veterans Awareness

PTSD and Veterans Awareness

Treatment and counseling available

PTSD and Veterans Awareness

Posted On: 11/12/21

November is PTSD & Veteran Awareness Month

View a flier with the following information.

What is PTSD?
A condition that can occur after a person has experienced a traumatic event involving intense fear and threat of bodily injury or death. Examples include military combat, sexual assault, or natural disasters.
Source: Very Well Mind

Treatment options

Trauma-focused psychotherapies are the most highly recommended type of treatment for PTSD. These therapies are:

  • Prolonged exposure
  • Cognitive processing therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

Source: National Center for PTSD

Counseling services at KCC

Transformative Growth Counseling provides personal counseling services for KCC students and staff. To make an appointment, visit, phone 312-588-9437, or email

  • The first five sessions are free for enrolled KCC students.
  • Location: Student Affairs at KCC, second floor of the Workforce Development Center. Ask the receptionist to speak to the provider.
  • Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • More information & resources: at