There is unfortunately a long list of types of trauma people go through. Whether it’s an accident, an illness, sexual abuse, a natural disaster, or another traumatic experience, it can affect your mind and actions for years. The psychological trauma that follows a disturbing event can be all-consuming and detrimental to your mental health. Through various forms of therapy, you can come to terms with the trauma you have unfairly endured and be able to move on.

What is Trauma?
Psychological trauma stems from a deeply disturbing event that causes long-lasting distress to the mind. Following the event, it is common to develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), in which anxiety is heightened and the trauma is relived through memories. Trauma prohibits you from coping and going about your daily life as you did before the event.

Many different types of situations can be traumatic for people, such as a loss in the family or abuse. Psychological issues do not always arise immediately following the event and can surface years later. It is important to know that you do not have to go through the aftereffects of trauma alone and that these effects can be minimized through therapy.

What are the symptoms of Trauma?

– Irritability
– Anxiety/Fear
– Guilt
– Isolation
– Anger
– Insomnia
– Difficulty concentrating
– Fatigue
– Heart racing

What are the types of Trauma?

– Domestic violence
– War-related trauma
– Medical/physical trauma
– Natural disaster
– Loss
– Sexual Assault

How can therapy help?

Therapy will assist you in acknowledging the trauma you have endured and in accepting it. Your therapist will work with you to reduce or eliminate trauma symptoms and to prevent addictions or relapses. Therapy will help you to rebuild your confidence and to regain normalcy in your daily life.

There are various forms of therapy used to treat victims of trauma. Most types consist of talk therapy, as accepting and talking about the trauma can be one of the biggest hurdles. After you talk through the events, your therapist will assist you in looking at the trauma from a different perspective and in living in the present rather than the past. To your surprise, you may find that there are positives that often follow trauma. People tend to realize that life is precious, to become stronger, and to be more grateful for the people in their life.

Types of therapy offered for Trauma at The Blue Tree Clinic?

– Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
– Psychodynamic Therapy
– Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
– Counselling
– Psychiatry

How can The Blue Tree Clinic help you?

You have been faced with adversity and therefore, you should not have to struggle through the effects of trauma alone. At The Blue Tree Clinic, we are committed to your recovery and to improving your mental health and quality of life. We will provide you with our listening ears and you can rely on us to support you in every step of the way. Our therapists will give you the tools to coming to terms with your trauma and to overcoming any hurdles that may arise as a result of the event.

Our Cognitive Behavioural Therapists are extremely talented and experienced and are eager to provide you with new cognitive strategies. Additionally, simply talking through your trauma in counselling or psychotherapy will help to put your mind at ease. Therapists at The Blue Tree Clinic are well-versed in many different types of therapy and are willing to utilize any treatment method you prefer. Our priority is your recovery and overall well-being.

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