MindSpot Treatments

The MindSpot PTSD Course

Symptoms treated

PTSD symptoms Flashbacks Nightmares Feelings of panic Anxiety Depression
Age range
Open to
Australian Residents

What's involved?

The PTSD Course consists of five lessons over an eight-week period. It is designed to provide the information and skills that you would normally receive from a mental health professional. You can choose to receive weekly therapist support during the course, or you can choose to contact us when you need to.

The course aims to help people break unhelpful habits and learn the following core psychological skills:

  • How to recognise the cycle of symptoms involved in PTSD
  • How to recognise and challenge unhelpful thoughts and beliefs, which may have worsened because of the trauma
  • How to recognise and manage physical symptoms of PTSD
  • How to reduce symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares and feelings of panic
  • How to safely start doing things you have been avoiding
  • How to stay well once the course has finished

Does it work?

  • Around 1,200 people have used the PTSD Course at MindSpot.
  • 96% of people say they would recommend the course.
  • The PTSD Course helps reduce symptoms of PTSD, anxiety and depression.
  • Versions of this course been trialled at the eCentreClinic in two randomised controlled trial with strong results.

Who is this course for?

The PTSD Course is recommended for people who:

  • Are 18 years of age or older.
  • Are Australian residents
  • Are experiencing mild to moderate PTSD
  • Have symptoms of PTSD as well as symptoms of anxiety and depression
  • Have at least four hours a week to spend working on the course and practising the skills

The PTSD Course is not suitable for people who:

If you have very severe symptoms we strongly recommend that you see a GP and a psychologist and/or psychiatrist for assessment and treatment.

We strongly recommend you discuss your participation in this course with your GP and other health professionals. Maintaining a good working relationship with your GP is essential and they can help you decide whether this program is going to be suitable for you. You can find out if you are eligible for this course by completing the MindSpot assessment.