Finding Inner Healing and Restoring Resilience With Trauma Therapy in Calgary

At Think Recovery, we understand that the effects of trauma can deeply impact every aspect of one’s life. Our dedicated team of mental health professionals in Calgary, Alberta, is here to offer compassionate and transformative Trauma Therapy services. Guided by our belief in a holistic approach to mental health care, our trauma therapists are committed to helping individuals navigate the complex journey to  healing from trauma. By addressing the physical, social, emotional, psychological, and spiritual dimensions, we empower you to restore resilience and reclaim your life.

What is Trauma Therapy?

Trauma Therapy is a specialized form of psychotherapy designed to address the emotional and psychological aftermath of traumatic experiences. Trauma can result from a range of events, including accidents, abuse, loss, neglect, or other distressing incidents. Our trauma therapists provide a safe and supportive environment where individuals can process their experiences, develop coping strategies, and rebuild a sense of safety and well-being.

Benefits of Trauma Therapy:

  • Emotional Healing: Process and release the emotional impact of traumatic events.
  • Coping Strategies: Learn effective techniques to manage triggers and distress.
  • Restored Well-Being: Rebuild a sense of safety, trust, and resilience.
  • Empowerment: Gain a deeper understanding of the trauma’s impact on your life.
  • Personal Growth: Transform trauma into an opportunity for growth and healing.
  • Integration of Self: Reclaim and re-integrate parts of the self that have become dissociated after experiencing trauma.
  • Emotional Balance: Restore and expand your capacity for resilience in the face of stress and uncomfortable feelings. 

Our Holistic Approach to Trauma Therapy

At Think Recovery, we approach Trauma Therapy with a deep understanding of the interconnectedness of physical, emotional, and psychological well-being. Our trauma therapists are experienced in evidence-based approaches that promote comprehensive healing.

Physical Healing

  • Recognizing the mind-body connection in trauma recovery.
  • Incorporating somatic therapy techniques to release stored trauma.
  • Promoting physical well-being as a foundation for emotional healing.
  • Restoring a sense of safety within the body and the ability to experience bodily sensations.

Emotional Resilience

  • Providing a safe space to express and process intense emotions.
  • Developing emotional regulation skills to manage triggers and distress.
  • Cultivating self-compassion and self-care for emotional well-being.

Psychological Transformation

  • Addressing cognitive distortions and negative thought patterns.
  • Utilizing evidence-based therapies such as EMDR or CBT for trauma processing.
  • Fostering a sense of empowerment and control over traumatic memories.

Social Support and Connection

  • Nurturing healthy relationships and connections to support healing.
  • Restoring a sense of trust and safety in interpersonal interactions.
  • Building communication skills and boundaries for healthier connections.

Spiritual Renewal

  • Recognizing the role of spirituality in finding meaning and purpose after trauma.
  • Exploring personal beliefs and values as part of the healing journey.
  • Integrating spiritual practices for inner peace and renewal.

Our Trauma Therapy Services

At Think Recovery, our Trauma Therapy services are tailored to address the unique needs of each individual. Our trauma therapists offer evidence-based interventions to promote healing and resilience.

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Our Trauma Therapy services include:

Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP): Providing new, corrective relational experiences that help to rewire expectations of rejection, disappointment, isolation, or hurt in relationships through emphasizing authenticity, responsivity, togetherness, and empathy within the therapeutic relationship.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Addressing negative thought, feeling, and behavioural patterns related to trauma.

Somatic Psychotherapy: Releasing trauma and alleviating trauma symptoms through body-based approaches.

Mindfulness-Based Trauma Therapy: Cultivating mindfulness to support trauma recovery.

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Making sense together of how the past influences experiences and relationships in the present.

Trauma-Informed Care: Demonstrating sensitivity to your prior lived experience, being aware of impacts you may have experienced at the individual, organizational, and collective levels, with a desire to reduce the risk of retraumatization where possible.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: How do I know if Trauma Therapy is right for me?

A: Trauma Therapy can be beneficial if you have experienced distressing or traumatic events that continue to impact your well-being. If you are struggling with symptoms such as flashbacks, nightmares, hypervigilance, or emotional distress, Trauma Therapy can provide the support you need.

Q: Is Trauma Therapy only for specific types of trauma?

A: Trauma Therapy can address a wide range of traumatic experiences, including accidents, abuse, neglect, loss, and more. Our trauma therapists are skilled in working with various types of trauma.

Q: How long does Trauma Therapy take?

A: The duration of Trauma Therapy can vary depending on the individual and the nature of the trauma. Short-term and longer-term therapy options are available to support your healing journey.

Q: Will I have to talk about the traumatic event in detail?

A: Trauma Therapy provides a safe environment to gradually explore traumatic events. Your therapist will guide the process at a pace that feels comfortable for you. An emphasis will be placed on building a foundation of trust prior to exploring any trauma,and the inclusion of Somatic Psychotherapy or EMDR can often be beneficial as they rely less on traditional talk therapy.

Q: How can I book a Trauma Therapy session at Think Recovery?

A: To book a Trauma Therapy session, you can reach out to us through our website or contact our office directly. We  will assist you in finding the right therapist and scheduling an appointment.

Embrace Healing and Resilience with Trauma Therapy

Discover the transformative power of Trauma Therapy at Think Recovery in Calgary, Alberta. Our trauma therapists are dedicated to guiding you on a journey of healing, renewal, and resilience. Take the first step towards reclaiming your life by scheduling a Trauma Therapy session today.