With courage, commitment and connection, you can begin to breath and find yourself feeling safe and secure in your days. With time you can find your true self.
Trauma sinks deep within and changes many individuals at a character level. Often times it feels impossible to get back to your true self. But, at Rogue River Counseling hold hope for the redemption of the impossible. Traumatic events effect every person differently and the specific circumstances of the trauma matter. Were you young or old when the trauma occurred? Was the trauma experienced with a trusted caregiver or a random stranger? –After a thorough assessment, our counselors plan a course of treatment unique to each individual’s needs and emotional tolerance. Typically, our trauma therapy include a mix of cognitive behavioral, talk and exposure therapy, all with the focus of bringing about lasting change and healing
You can feel safe again. We can help.
Examples of Traumatic Events
|Domestic or Family Violence|
|War or Terrorism|
|Sexual or Physical Abuse|
|Serious Car Accident|
|Sudden, Unexpected or Violent Death
|Life-threatening illness or major surgery|
Signs & Symptoms of Trauma
|Fear and Avoidance|
|Persistent Feelings of Sadness / Despair|
|Physical symptoms, like nausea and headaches|
|Intense feelings of guilt|
|An altered sense of shame|
|Feelings of isolation and hopelessness|
Categories of Trauma
The traumatic experience transpires repetitively within a particular time frame or within a specific relationship, and often in a specific setting. It often results in direct harm to the individual.
|Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
This kind of trauma develops after a person has been exposed to a terrifying event or has been through an ordeal in which intense physical harm occurred or was threatened.
|Developmental Trauma Disorder
This disorder forms during a child’s first three years of life; the result of abuse, neglect, and/or abandonment. It interferes with the child’s neurological, cognitive, and psychological development.
Trauma is the unique individual experience of an event or enduring conditions in which the individual’s ability to integrate his/her emotional experience is overwhelmed and the individual experiences (either objectively or subjectively) a threat to his/her life, bodily integrity, or that of a caregiver or family.