Trauma Recovery

Trauma recovery can be a challenging situation for you to deal with, far more than just an unpleasant incident to process or something to get over in time. You may find it affecting your ability to function normally, interfering with your thoughts, your work, perhaps your relationships, and maybe even your physical health.

You may have recently witnessed a traumatic incident or experienced one yourself. A past event thought long banished may have been triggered by a recent event, reminding you the memory is not done with you yet. You may even feel angry to have this ongoing interference in your life but not know how to reclaim control of your own well-being, once and for all.

Defining Trauma Recovery

Trauma can be difficult to define because reactions to events are unique to each person who experiences them—what is traumatic to one individual may not be to another and vice versa. Reactions may include intrusive recurring thoughts of the event or events, poor quality of sleep affected by disturbing dreams or nightmares, and physically reacting to new events as if re-experiencing the trauma.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been proven to help cope with the effects that we humans experience as a result of trauma. Another form of treatment for trauma recovery is called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. EMDR is a method of psychotherapy that has been extensively researched and proven effective for treatment of trauma, including PTSD. For more information, go to

There is encouraging news about facing the effects of your trauma—people get better! Those who are committed to their own recovery can and do go on to live normal and productive lives, unencumbered by the past, transforming baggage into character. Call today for help with your trauma recovery in Henderson and Las Vegas.

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