Trauma and PTSD
I offer several different treatment options for those who have experienced trauma and/or have PTSD. Some options include EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Cognitive Processing Therapy.
Experiencing or witnessing a frightening, dangerous, or violent event can overwhelm our body’s natural coping abilities. Exposure to death, injury, abuse, or sexual violence often causes trauma. Other more common life events like job stress, divorce, or accidents can cause a trauma response as well. People respond to trauma in many different ways.
- 70% of adults have experienced a traumatic event*
- 90% of clients in mental health services have experienced trauma**
- Childhood trauma increases life long health risks***
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Posttraumatic stress disorder – also known as PTSD – is a mental health challenge that may occur in individuals who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a terrorist act, an act of war, a serious accident, rape, or any other violent personal assault.