Trauma Counselling: Healing from Complex and Acute Traumatic Experiences

Understanding Complex and Acute Trauma

Do you often feel disconnected, numb, operating on ‘auto-pilot,’ or haunted by distressing memories from the past? It’s common to experience a lack of control over emotions, thoughts, and actions following traumatic events. If you’ve endured prolonged abuse or trauma, it might feel like the past is constantly impacting your present, leading to feelings of isolation, shame, and guilt.

My approach is centered on helping you understand and address the impact of trauma on your life. In trauma counselling, I use both Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to ensure the trauma no longer resides in your nervous system so you can stop reliving the past and begin to feel more present and focused on your future. Together, we’ll work towards self-forgiveness, fostering new positive experiences and relationships, particularly with yourself.

Related Diagnoses/Issues:

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Acute Stress Disorder (ASD)
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD)
  Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone. 

– Fred Rogers

Trauma Recovery after Accidents with ICBC Support

Navigating Life Post-Accident

If you’ve been in an automobile accident or experienced trauma for which ICBC is providing support, you may find it challenging to move forward. The aftermath of accidents can lead to physical, cognitive, emotional, financial, logistical, and relational difficulties, often causing you to grapple with a new sense of self.

Counselling post-accident is crucial to resolve stored traumatic energies, comprehend the multifaceted impact of the accident on all aspects of life, and acquire new skills to adapt to the challenges resulting from the accident and subsequent injuries.

Your Path to Healing

Navigating trauma, whether it’s from past experiences or recent accidents, requires understanding, compassion, and support. My counselling services aim to empower you to navigate and heal from these challenging experiences, creating a path towards self-understanding, resilience, and growth.

Let’s work together to unravel the impact of trauma, build resilience, and foster a renewed sense of self. Reach out today to start your journey toward healing and recovery.

For more information on how I can specifically support you in trauma counselling, check out the Counselling Approaches and Expertise page .

Book an Appointment

Book your session or free 20-minute consult today!

Start typing and press Enter to search