Specialized in working with trauma

Ultimately, a trauma can be any experience that was overwhelming and distressing to you. The fear or pain associated with it negatively shapes how you see yourself, others, or the world at large.

Have you been through an overwhelming, painful, or traumatic event? Having a difficult time coping? Are Any of the Following True for You?

  • Feeling anxious much of the time, or easily triggered into worry or panic when something reminds you of what happened?
  • Is your sleep disrupted? Do you have nightmares frequently?
  • Do you feel depressed, empty or disconnected from your life?
  • Are you trying to get through, but finding your usual ways of coping aren’t helping?
  • Have you begun to turn to medications or alcohol/drug use to cope with the distress?
counselor

How I can help

I provide a safe, non-judgmental place to talk about your experiences and feelings.

Together we will assess what strategies you are using to manage trauma-related symptoms, then together we can develop ideas to help you manage these issues better in the short term and long term.

Many clients who have gone through trauma begin to feel at loss and question themselves and the other around them. This is a normal part the trauma process and I can help you with it. Healing from trauma requires proper space to address ttrauma-trained he questions and issues that a rise. A therapist can make all the difference in helping you to heal as fully as possible.

Effective therapy based on the following approaches:

SCIENTIFICALLY GROUNDED

TF-CBT

Trauma-focused Cognitive- Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is an evidence-based treatment for individuals impacted by trauma. TF-CBT successfully resolves a broad array of emotional and behavioral difficulties associated with single, multiple and complex trauma experiences.

EMDR

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an interactive psychotherapy technique used to relieve psychological stress. It is an effective treatment for trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD

Sensorimotor Therapy

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy (SP) actively incorporates awareness of the body into clinical practice, targeting the habits of physical action, autonomic dysregulation, and posture. By addressing the physical, as well as the psychological effects of adverse experience on mind and body, SP supports a deep, effective, and unified approach to healing.

CUSTOMIZED

Some of the most common effects of untreated trauma include:

  • Substance abuse
  • Alcoholism
  • Sexual problems
  • Inability to maintain healthy close relationships or choose appropriate people to be friends with
  • Hostility
  • Constant arguments with loved ones
  • Social withdrawal
  • Constant feelings of being threatened
  • Impulsive behaviors
  • Uncontrollable reactive thoughts
  • Inability to make healthy occupational or lifestyle choices
  • Dissociative symptoms
  • Feelings of depression, shame, hopelessness, or despair
  • Feeling ineffective
  • Feeling as though one is permanently damaged
  • Loss of former belief systems

HOLISTIC

When appropriate, therapy sessions incorporate mindfulness, mind-body awareness and explore how your community, values and identity play a role in improving your psychological health.

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