PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) often occurs after a stressful or traumatic event leaving a wake of symptoms in its path. From anxiety and depression to fear, guilt and shame, the emotional toll impacts daily lives, careers and relationships. As a result, most people who suffer from PTSD are looking for an effective way to treat their symptoms so they can get back to living a normal life. Unfortunately, many sufferers experience only limited benefit after trying various therapies and medication. PTSD is a disorder based in the brain. With PTSD, a severe stress response is triggered, the challenge is to teach the brain to turn off the stress response.