Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is an evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents -ages 3 to 17 who have been impacted by trauma. Research shows that TF-CBT successfully works to resolve a broad array of behavioral and emotional challenges associated with single, multiple and complex trauma experiences.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psychological treatment that has been shown to be effective for a range of problems including depression, anxiety disorders, substance use problems, marital problems, eating disorders, and severe mental illness. Countless research studies suggest that CBT leads to significant improvement in functioning and quality of life. In many studies, CBT has been demonstrated to be as effective as, or more effective than, other forms of psychological therapy or psychiatric medications.
Eye Movement Desensitation & Reprocessing
EMDR is an evidenced-based psychotherapy technique that is interactive and works to relieve psychological stress. It is used for trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. EMDR uses bilateral stimulation, specifically eye movement, to help you relive traumatic or triggering experiences in small doses as the therapists directs your eye movements side to side. EMDR works to help process unresolved trauma and store it in a healthier way. It allows you to be exposed to the memories or thoughts without having a strong psychological response. This technique is shown to reduce the impact that the memory or thoughts have on you.
A therapeutic modality for trauma and attachment issues. SP welcomes the body as an integral source of information which can guide resourcing and the accessing and processing of challenging, traumatic, and developmental experience. SP is a holistic approach that includes somatic, emotional, and cognitive processing and integration.
SP enables clients to discover and change habitual physical and psychological patterns that impede optimal functioning and well-being. SP is helpful in working with dysregulated activation and other effects of trauma, as well as the limiting belief systems of developmental issues.
Yoga, Mindfulness, Meditation Skills
Thought patterns and emotions can contribute to imbalances within the body, and different therapies like mindfulness, meditation, yoga, and breathing are being used to reestablish balance and put the body in PNS (parasympathetic nervous system) dominant. These therapies can all be valuable tools for increasing awareness of the body’s biological processes, such as heart rate and breathing patterns, in order to help you become empowered to manage emotions and mitigate their neurophysiological impacts.