Expert Trauma Therapist using "Gold Standard" Treatment in Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PET) and Cognitive Process Therapy (CPT)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California
CPT is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy that offers an effective and systemized step-by-step approach to treatment for those who have experienced a traumatic event and may have PTSD. CPT is offered over 12 therapy sessions and is highly recognized nationally by therapists providing trauma therapy. As with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, the end goal of CPT is to reduce your distress and enhance your quality of life.
Prolonged Exposure Therapy (along with CPT) are considered the gold standard for treating PTSD. It is an intervention strategy commonly use to help individuals confront fears and gradually approach trauma-related memories. By facing something that has been avoided, a person can decrease PTSD symptoms.
Many clients have experienced trauma in their past. Trauma is often the root cause of their struggles, whether they realize it or not. Trauma therapy can provide the space and guidance for you to identify unhealthy behavioral patterns in your life. As these patterns are identified, you can begin explore pathways toward healthier living. Stanley E. Wipfli is trauma-informed therapist with expertise in treating PTSD, with a number of client having had ongoing or multiple traumas in their lives.