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TRAUMA THERAPY

TRAUMA COUNSELING IN DENVER, CO

Trauma is the result of an emotional response to a tragic accident or event that one experiences. These events, such as abuse (physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect), natural disasters, and war, can create a multitude of symptoms that the body responses with. Trauma comes in all different sizes and has significant impact on the brain. Through trauma therapy and trauma counselling services, Creative Counseling Center helps adults, teens and children to process painful events as productively as possible.

EMOTIONAL & PSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS OF TRAUMA:

  • Shock, denial or disbelief
  • Anger, irritability and mood swings
  • Guilt, shame or self-blame
  • Anxiety and fear
  • Isolating or withdrawing from others
  • Feeling sad or hopeless
  • Confusion, or difficulty concentrating
  • Feeling disconnected or numb

THE PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS OF TRAUMA INCLUDE:

  • Insomnia or nightmares
  • Hypervigilant, i.e. easily startled or on edge
  • Fatigue
  • Increased heartbeat
  • Aches and pains
  • Muscle tension
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Increased agitation

POST-TRAUMA SELF CARE

Here are a few tips to take care of yourself after a trauma happens:

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Take 5 deep slow breaths

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Stand up and stretch your body

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Write down what’s making you angry…and rip it up

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Shake out your hands and feet until they are really loose

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Breathe in “calm,” breathe out “anger”

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Massage your neck and shoulders

Schedule a Free Phone Consultation

To go deeper and understand your “hurt,” we encourage seeking professional help through anger management counseling. Please contact us at 303.843.6000 or click the arrows below to request a free phone consultation.

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If you have questions about counseling, would like to find out if counseling could help you or a loved one, or are interested in learning more about us and the counseling services we offer, just complete the brief form below and a member of our team will be in touch shortly.

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6021 South Syracuse Way Suite #216
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

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Office Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8am-8pm
Friday: 8am-2pm
Saturday: 9am-4pm

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