Trauma Therapy

Psychological and emotional trauma is the result of extremely stressful events that shake your sense of safety and security, contributing to feelings of helplessness and fear. Traumatic experiences aren't always a threat to life or safety but can really be any situation that leaves you feeling isolated and overwhelmed. Because trauma differs between individuals according to their subjective experiences, people often react differently. A trauma-informed therapist can help you learn how to cope with difficult emotions, relieve symptoms and build healthier self-esteem.

Local Experts in Trauma Therapy

Candice Dow

Individual Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy

Whether your trauma occurred in childhood, adulthood or periodically over the lifespan, I am here to help. Please know that everyone’s experience with trauma is different and so is the healing process. The foundation for trauma healing begins with a safe, trusting and supported relationship between the counselor and the client. This is absolutely imperative to establish prior to moving forward.

Maile Grace

Individual Therapy

Complex Trauma, effects our bodies, our souls and cognitive abilities. Trauma therapy allows us to recenter, readjust and re tune so you are no longer experiencing the painful and overwhelming symptoms.

Kelly Wiepking

Individual Therapy

Trauma Therapy is a therapy that recognizes the fact that most people have experienced a form a trauma and as such, I as your therapist need to be sensitive to your experience and provide treatment for your symptoms. There are several types of trauma focused therapy including EMDR, Cognitive processing therapy, and prolonged exposure therapy

Courtneyrose Chung

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy

Trauma-informed approach to all clients.

Ellie Adelman

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy

I completed extensive training and research on PTSD and other manifestations of trauma at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work and through training as an EMDR provider from the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA). In addition to EMDR, I also practice Narrative Exposure Therapy, and integrate arts and movement into my trauma therapy practice.

Eric Blommel

Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy

Our bodies and minds are exquisitely tuned to maximize our survival. When we experience a trauma, our threat-tracking system can help insure both that we avoid things which overwhelm our ability to cope, and also stimulate us to neutralize or eliminate the threat if possible. The symptoms produced can be painful and distressing, but we also have the innate power to resolve them, with help.

Marissa Brun

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy

Through use of trauma informed interventions and EMDR I provide a safe and collaborative environment to work through the difficult experiences of your past. I believe that healing begins with safety and connection and I am always in your corner supporting you through even the most difficult of subjects. Healing is possible and you are not alone in this journey.

Sarah Freeze

Individual Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy

Trauma is any event that leaves a negative lasting effect. It is stored in our body and often shapes how we think about ourselves. Trauma therapy considers the symptoms you might be experiencing and gives you control and predictability throughout your treatment. I will work with you to help you find relief from the suffering you have been experiencing so you can enjoy life and have peace.

Kristen Lewis

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy

One of my specialities is working with trauma including PTSD, traumatic childhood difficulties (including neglect, abuse, and relationship struggles). I use a combination of therapies to process the traumas including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. We will work together to build a safe space for you to talk about your traumatic experiences when you are ready.

Tom Devine

Individual Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy

I am on the national provider roster for Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and have years of experience using this with people who have PTSD.

Cadence Chiasson

Individual Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy

I utilize EMDR to help resolve the traumas of your life. This takes time and effort, but can be very healing, and often at a faster rate than traditional talk therapy.

Suzanne Sellers

Couples Therapy, Individual Therapy

To alleviate the symptoms of trauma, a variety of therapies can be employed. However, a trauma therapy that utilizes a somatic approach, such as Brainspotting trauma therapy, is most effective. Somatic therapy engages the mind, the body, and the nervous system to dispel the energy that has become trapped by trauma.

Stacey Arnett

Individual Therapy

I am Certified in EMDR as well as in Brainspotting (both of these are professionally recognized trauma treatments). I have been an EMDR trainer and have used both of these techniques in my private practice for over 15 years. I use these treatments to educate clients on the neurobiology of trauma and to give them the tools they need to lessen the hold that trauma has over their lives.

Rachel Firneno

Individual Therapy

Formally trained in the use of Cognitive Processing Therapy

Elinor Nygren Szapiro

Individual Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy

I've been helping clients heal trauma for 40 years and am highly trained in several forms of trauma therapy, including: Brainspotting, EMDR, Body Centered therapy and Hypnotherapy. These methods clear trauma symptoms, triggers and disturbances by working below the mind, on a body and nervous system level-in a very gentle, safe and titrated way.They also calm anxiety and support an easy relaxation.

Brenda Bomgardner

Individual Therapy

The resilience of the human spirit is amazing. I have been working or volunteering with survivors of violence for over 20 years. It is one of the most rewarding aspects of my life. I have worked at safe houses, rape crisis centers, and with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Witnessing people go from surviving to thriving is a privilege I am honored to be a part of.

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