Trauma Healing & PTSD Therapy in Austin
Has a recent or past traumatic incident left you feeling numb, isolated, or helpless?
Have you encountered a life-threatening event and are trying your best to move forward, but find yourself struggling with feelings of insecurity, fear, or being out of control?
You may find yourself:
- avoiding things you used to enjoy
- reacting out of fear more often
- feeling more anxiety than usual
Maybe it wasn’t you that witnessed this trauma first hand, but your loved one? And now you find yourself wondering why has their trauma event affected you personally in such a severe way?
Or maybe you are feeling unable to trust others and tending to isolate?
All of this is making relationships really hard to manage. You're finding this is affecting not only your personal life but your relationships at school or work as well.
This self-imposed isolation has left you feeling disconnected from life, alone, and depressed.
Trauma can be caused by overwhelming and stressful life events that may have happened recently or in years past.
These events can leave you with emotional and psychological pain and suffering.
The hard truth is that leaving past trauma unresolved can affect your current relationships and negatively interfere with multiple areas of your life. It may have even driven you to cope in unhealthy ways.
Don’t suffer from trauma alone, our trauma therapists are here to help.
When you seek trauma healing with one of our compassionate therapists in Austin...
✔ You will learn proven ways to cope with your trauma in a healthy manner for lasting change.
✔ You will identify your triggers and learn skills to respond effectively in order to get your life back.
✔ You will connect with a therapist who can empathize with your pain and allow you to process through it.
✔ You will experience a relationship that is nurturing and a reliable resource.
✔ You will be encouraged to connect with and maintain healthy relationships.
✔ You will practice skills that reduce emotional and physical symptoms of trauma.
✔ You will find hope in knowing that you’re not alone in your struggle.
A few examples of events that can lead to trauma:
- Natural Disasters: hurricanes, fires, floods, earthquakes
- Experiencing or witnessing a car or vehicle accident
- Combat and war
- Terrorist attacks and community violence
- Sexual abuse
- Physical abuse
- Domestic and family issues and violence
- Childhood trauma – child neglect, unstable environments, domestic violence, sexual, verbal and physical abuse.
- Unexpected and sudden death of a loved one
- Serious physical illnesses or injuries
Don’t suffer alone! Our trauma therapists are here to help in Austin.
Evidenced-Based Therapy used to treat trauma include:
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERP)
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT)
“Smile, breathe, and go slowly.”
– Thich Nhat Hanh