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It is common for therapists to assist clients in developing a healthy sleep routine in line with the suggestions provided above. We think we know, but we've been wrong before, and I'm hoping that we get it right this time. The treatment is carried out by trained mental health professionals who listen to you and help you come up with effective strategies to resolve your problems. If individuals did not improve or showed only little improvement, they were advised to consider an alternative trauma-focused treatment or augmentation with pharmacological treatment.

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