Trauma Counselling and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Trauma occurs when someone experiences a shock that creates lasting distress, and often PTSD can develop. PTSD and trauma counselling can help us understand and address the trauma. After an extremely traumatic event, it is normal to feel anxious and depressed, and such an event can also lead to a prolonged condition known as PTSD. But when the agitation, the depression, or the anxiety sticks around past its welcome, it becomes a problem. If this describes what you are currently experiencing, consider calling us or using the tool to the right to book an appointment with one of our trained counsellors.
A period of agitation is to be expected after any one of these events:
- Witnessing or being the victim of violent crime
- Being involved in a car accident
- Experiencing emotional, verbal, physical or sexual abuse
Capital Choice Counselling Can Help
Many suffers of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) may experience flashbacks or terrible nightmares. They may be plagued with fear and anxiety when presented with objects or surroundings that remind them of the event. They may experience wild mood swings, combined with self-destructive behaviour. If you’re currently experiencing trauma or PTSD, you may feel as though your symptoms will never end. You likely feel constantly on edge, waiting for something similar to your traumatic event to reoccur. You are likely experiencing horrible, recurring memories of the event. Luckily, there is help. At Capital Choice Counselling, our team of counsellors can help you address the mental scarring that has left you shaken.
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Find The Help That Is Right For You
When you want to benefit from seeing an Ottawa trauma counsellor, contact us. You can find confidence through trauma counselling Ottawa. Or if someone you love has been traumatized, our Ottawa trauma counsellors are available. Our Ottawa trauma therapists are trained and experienced in trauma counselling. Our trauma counsellors are licensed psychotherapists, psychologists, social workers, and counsellors that specialize in trauma. CCCG trauma therapists provide trauma counselling, trauma treatment, and trauma help. CCCG has trauma counsellors, trauma psychologists, trauma psychotherapists and trauma therapists in Ottawa and the surrounding area. A CCCG trauma therapist can help with feeling anxious or traumatized, PTSD, or if your teenager/child has experienced trauma.
Trauma therapy can help reduce the hold of the traumatic memories, allowing you to live your life as you did before the event. In talking to a counsellor, you will be encouraged to process your feelings and meaning about the event, allowing you to build a new story.
Is trauma therapy right for me?
- I have experienced a traumatic event
- I feel like the memories of the event may never fade
- I feel trapped
- I feel alone in my suffering
If you see yourself in the above statements, trauma counselling can help. Contact one of our Ottawa-based counsellors using the tool to the right.
Individual counselling services are often covered by your health insurance plan.
Areas We Serve
- South Keys