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
- Increased heartbeat
- Aches and pains
- Muscle tension
- Difficulty concentrating
- Increased agitation
POST-TRAUMA SELF CARE
Here are a few tips to take care of yourself after a trauma happens:
Take 5 deep slow breaths
Stand up and stretch your body
Write down what’s making you angry…and rip it up
Shake out your hands and feet until they are really loose
Breathe in “calm,” breathe out “anger”
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 our services, just complete the brief form below to request a Free Phone Consultation. A member of our team will contact you shortly. After a brief conversation, we'll determine together whether our practice is right for you and which therapist may be best suited for your specific circumstance.
Finding the right therapist, one you click with, is less about the therapist's experience and qualifications and more about the therapist's personality. So let's talk. Let us match you with a therapist you have a high likelihood of clicking with.