If you’ve experienced a particular event or a distressing period of time that has affected your life; you may be suffering from the after effects of trauma (commonly known as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD) and may be left with a combination of the reactions listed below. We understand that after such an incident; it may feel difficult to function for some time. Our professional team of therapists are trained in trauma counselling and allow you to explore ways to facilitate healing and recovery.
We’re able to help you if you’re experiencing:
- Flashbacks of an incident or fear of repetition of the traumatic events
- Disturbed sleep including nightmares or recurring dreams
- Feeling you are somehow bad or to blame
- Mood swings, anger or depression
- Violence or self-harm
- Difficulties in relating to others or sexual problems
- Troubling use of drugs or alcohol or other substances to numb the feeling
- Becoming more reclusive or isolated
- Feeling out of touch with reality or different from other people
- Difficulty in adjusting to a change of routine or context
If you would like to chat about how we can help you work through your experience through trauma counselling, or to set up an initial session, please feel free to contact us now.
Get support for post traumatic stress disorder
Through PTSD therapy at The Grove, we believe that we’re able to help you treat and alleviate the symptoms you’re facing as there is nothing more assuring than a confidential and supportive ear to offer relief. By talking things through with our trauma counsellors who are both qualified and independent of the events, you may find a different and more supportive perspective on what you’ve experienced. We aim to guide you toward an internal resolution and reprocessing of what occurred as well as empower you to carry the experience in a more tolerable way that has less of a negative impact on your future life.
When considering trauma, we are referring to an event or experiences that lie outside the usual scale of experience. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder may result from any of the following:
- A road traffic accident
- Sexual assault or rape
- Memories of childhood sexual abuse
- Being involved in a war or armed conflict
- Involvement in a crime
- Violence, whether domestic or criminal
- Bullying at school or work
- Witnessing a horrific event