TRAUMA THERAPY

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)

Therapy designed to reduce 
symptoms of Trauma/PTSD in Adults.

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) is an evidence based therapy for adults specifically designed to address Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). It has been proven to reduce symptoms related to traumatic events including childhood abuse or sexual trauma, combat, rape, and natural disasters.

GOALS OF CPT:

  • Improve your understanding of PTSD

  • Reduce the distress about your memories of the trauma

  • Decrease your emotional numbing and avoidance

  • Reduce feelings of being tense or "on edge"

  • Decrease your depression, anxiety, guilt/shame

  • Improve your day-to-day living   

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

Therapy designed to reduce 
symptoms of trauma in Children/Adolescents.

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is an evidence-based psychotherapy that aims at addressing the needs of children from age 3-18. This is the gold standard of treatment for childhood sexual  trauma or abuse, domestic violence, community violence or the unexpected death of a loved one.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • Learning that the trauma was not their fault 

  • Identifying feelings and learning how to manage them

  • Learning how to relax and tolerate trauma reminders

  • Identifying negative thoughts that cause depression and anxiety

  • Learning how to replace negative thoughts with more helpful thoughts

"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it."
                                                                                  - Helen Keller