After reaching out for therapy you’ll be contacted to gain a bit more information and an intake package and consent form will be sent to you. Informed consent is very important to us and we want to ensure you’re safe and making fully informed decisions at every step of the process.
Our team carefully reads over your intake package with the goal of matching you with the trauma specialist that can best meet your needs and healing goals. We aim to provide the highest quality trauma healing services possible. Each year our team takes numerous advanced trainings in order to provide you with the newest and best possible services.
Within two weeks of receiving your filled out intake package your therapist will contact you to book an appointment. Each therapist provides a slightly different type of therapy and that will be explained during your first session. you will also set goals during your first session and worth together to create your healing plan.
Work Related Trauma
Many uniformed professionals come in (first responders, corrections, military and veterans, nurses and doctors) after having bad shifts and bad calls or do to accumulative trauma over time. Overwhelming experiences on the job can have a number of symptoms and struggles associated with them. Over time these overwhelming experiences can build and cause pain, fear, avoidance, nausea, substance use, depression, anxiety and PTSD.
The trauma that results from feeling like you’re reaching out to a safe place for help but then being judged, rejected, criticized, forced to explain yourself or otherwise retraumatized.
The type of trauma that leaves you feeling intense guilt or shame or like you should have done something different in a situation or series of situations.
Single incident trauma
Car accident, house fire, witnessing a death, having another one time large event happened that caused a variety of symptoms after.
Abuse, neglect, unhealthy family relationships, being in the foster care system, being bullied at school, feeling like your body isn’t right or gender dysphoria, unmet physical or emotional needs.
Experienced during and after either a serious injury, a battle with a serious illness (cancer, organ failure, surgery, complication from a procedure).
Attack, sexual assault, physical assault, domestic violence, witnessing a violent experience.
Prenatal, postpartum and infertility
Infertility can cause a variety of impacts on a persons life, self-image, feelings of safety and comfort and trust in her body. Whether she went through IUI, IVF or other avenues or ended up having to decide to live without a baby, she will likely grieve and feel intense heartache. Birth can also be traumatic with surprising or unexpected complications, needing emergency surgery or having complications with the baby. Sometimes people will experience post partum depression and anxiety which can be treated also as a type of trauma as it relates to the becoming a mom life transition.
Forest fire, flood, terrorist attack, earthquake, lightening strike, war, immigration and refuge trauma.
Our team is well versed and trained in a variety of traumas so that we can meet the needs of each individual. We treat each person a bit differently based on who they are as a person and what their brain, body and nervous system need in order to feel safe and heal.