As caring counselors, we understand the stressors and impact of trauma and the importance of finding relief through trauma counseling.
- Have you had a traumatic experience in your life?
- Do you feel anxiety or depression and think it is related to a traumatic event?
- Do you feel like isolating?
- Are you reliving the traumatic situation frequently?
- Is this traumatic experience affecting your relationships?
- Do you feel you are underperforming at work after experiencing a traumatic event?
- Have you been thinking about seeking help through trauma counseling?
A traumatic experience can cause havoc in one’s life. Some people wonder what trauma is. Trauma is a distressing experience, one that affects our functionality in a long term basis—such as job performance, academic performance, socialization, and self-care. Most people think of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse as forms of trauma. These forms of abuse can certainly be traumatic; however trauma can be caused by accidents, the death of loved ones, and any other overwhelming experience that results in long term effects of reduced functionality.
You may be experiencing trauma if you are you have feelings of:
- Mood swings
- Sad or Hopeless
FIND RELIEF and connect with yourself again
Trauma counseling can help individuals find relief and a sense of renewal from the symptoms described above. Many individuals describe obtaining a new level of strength and motivation, and soon find the energy to re-engage socially and with a new and more positive perspective of live. Closure is possible through effective counseling techniques.
As caring therapists, we understand that working on overcoming trauma can be a daunting idea. Many individuals wonder if they will have to talk about the traumatic event(s) “over and over.” We use a non-invasive and collaborative approach to help you reconnect with yourself and find closure. As such, we work at the individual’s pace. Our approach is to focus on individuals’ strengths and collaborate in finding solutions that fit and provide long-term solutions. We also work under the assumption that therapy does not need to be a lifelong journey. If you would like to learn more about us, please click here.
Trauma can be worked individually, as a family, or as a couple. Couples counseling can be the right fit for a couple that experienced a traumatic event together and is finding their relationships is plagued by anger, arguments, or feelings of detachment or numbness. For families that have experienced a traumatic event together, such as the loss of family member, an accident, or any form of abuse or neglect, family counseling might be the best fit. This is assessed at the initial session, where details are gathered to determine personalized treatment needs.