Trauma Therapy

Trauma is defined as a deeply disturbing, threatening or scary event – everything from sexual assault, war, and violence, to car accidents or other incidents that could cause loss of life. Symptoms of experiencing a trauma may include severe anxiety, anger, nightmares, trouble sleeping, flashbacks to the event, frightening thoughts, avoidance of situations or places, feeling on edge and/or being easily startled. It is not at all uncommon for people who go through something traumatic to have temporary difficulty coping and acute symptoms, but with time, they usually get better. However, if the symptoms last longer than a month, get worse rather than better and affect your ability to function, you may need help. When you are suffering in the aftermath of a trauma, it might feel like you'll never get your life back. The good news is that it can be treated. Trauma therapy will help to improve your symptoms, teach you the skills you need to deal with your trauma and help to build your self-esteem. Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s trauma therapy experts today.

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I use careful assessment and over 10 years of clinical experience to help you choose an evidence based model or combination of skills that is right for you. Some clients prefer to stick with a protocol because they enjoy clear structure, organization and a plan. Other clients prefer to pick and choose skills within each model to offer more curation. Both are effective. I will offer you a menu of options which includes cognitive processing therapy, PE, and contextual trauma skills

— Nika George, Clinical Psychologist in omaha, NE

I have 20 plus years experience in the mental health field. I have had numerous trainings in trauma and trauma-informed care. I have experience working with persons (adults/children) that suffer from emotional, physical, and sexual trauma.

— Joy Serednesky, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor in Poland, OH

Trauma can have a big impact on your life, but it doesn't have to be the whole story. Trauma-focused therapy provides a place to process past memories, make new meaning from your experiences, and move forward with a greater sense of confidence and ease. Connecting with your body and present moment sensations is a key part of this process that will help you cope now while also laying the foundation for a strong and joyful future.

— Lauren Pass Erickson, Psychotherapist in Boulder, CO

I utilize trauma-informed care and offer a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to process their traumatic experiences. I encourage the enhancement of mind-body connection and teach you skills to cope with the symptoms of trauma that can often be intrusive in nature.

— Simone Schultz, Mental Health Counselor

Trauma therapy can be difficult for many clients. It is important you find a therapist who can help you feel safe and understand the nuances of trauma treatment. We will go at your pace and help you increase relaxation skills and process further how you can move forward without the weight of the trauma. Give me a call today to discuss further how I can help.

— Michael Stokes, Mental Health Counselor in Newport, RI

Most of my training is geared towards healing trauma, whether that is using IPNB (see trauma holistically), Somatic Practices (using the body to support processing and healing), Narrative Therapy (understanding the impact of our thoughts and stories), and Buddhist Psychology (building intentionality, and connection to meaning).

— Jaya Roy, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In my work with clients that have experienced trauma, I integrate interventions from the following trauma modalities: TF-CBT, Narrative Therapy, Brainspotting, Somatic Experiencing, Internal Family Systems & soon EMDR.

— Madalina Coman, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Los Gatos, CA

A variety of trauma-focused training and applied in experience with a wide variety of types of trauma

— Amy Leary, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Charlotte, NC

Through talk therapy, a lot of trauma can be worked through. I encourage my clients to write and talk out trauma from their past to process what has happened to them and how it still affects them today.

— Stacia Narasky, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Orange, CA

A focus on grounding, safety, and containment as well as processing and rebuilding relating to trauma.

— Christine Chenitz, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kennett Square, PA

I work from a trauma focused perspective and let the client lead the way. While a person comes into therapy to discuss their trauma, the therapeutic experience itself ought not to be traumatic. I provide a warm, supportive environment from which to explore closure and the depression, anxiety, and negative thoughts that frequently arise from traumatic experiences.

— Farrah Bonnot, Licensed Professional Counselor in Denton, TX

I pride myself on working from a trauma informed lens. This means that I want to make room for all of your life experiences and the impact that they may have had on you as a whole - your personality, behaviors and mental health. Not everything is a mental illness, sometimes we just haven't had the chance to heal from the difficult experiences we've had to be resilient through.

— Brianda Diaz de Leon, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I approach all treatment with a trauma informed, harm reduction lens. In my practice, this means that I trust that you will know when it is the right time to share about historical traumas, fears, and deeper experiences. I will not force you to disclose any information that does not feel comfortable and will support you in taking the gradual steps to feel more safe and secure during our sessions. I will utilize somatic self soothing techniques to support you in grounding, healing, and growth.

— Lisa Serrano, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

I am a certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CTP) trained by the International Trauma Training Institute. I am trained on evidence-based techniques and interventions for PTSD and Trauma as well as panic and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). These treatments include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exposure Therapy, Bilateral Stimulation, and Mindfulness techniques.

— Lauren Trifunovich, Psychotherapist

I have a passion for those of us that have suffered tragedies that are not our fault and want to still have a healthy, meaningful life. The hard part about trauma is we experience it in the present moment--have you ever felt like you overreact? That your body 'takes over' and you don't know why you behave in a certain way? Trauma therapy is a beautiful space to explore healing, integration, knowledge of trauma responses and learning to have self compassion for the hard road of healing.

— Amy Lynch, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Littleton, CO