You’re ready to feel in control of your life again.
But ever since it happened, you’ve felt like a different person. You’ve felt unsafe.
“It” is the traumatic event you suffered. God says He is near to the brokenhearted. He promises His presence in times of trouble and pain. But often we can’t feel that presence the fear created by trauma is lodged into our heart.
Every day now feels stressful. You’re either numb to the situation, or you’re constantly worried and fearful. If your trauma comes from abuse, the fear intensifies when you’re around people you don’t know.
What to Expect
Being nervous about visiting a therapist’s office is a pretty common feeling. It can be terrifying to sit down in front of a stranger and talk about the things in your life that are causing you trouble. We completely understand that this is a scary process. Searching and finding this website was probably a difficult step, but you’re on the right path. Counseling is not a dirty word. And Christian counseling is the perfect opportunity for you to combine your faith with your goals in life. If your goal is getting better, and finding peace in life again, you’ve successfully taken the first step.
Getting here is half the battle. After working up the nerve to even start searching for help, now you’re faced with what to do next: Do I keep looking around? Do I set up an appointment? Do I really even need help? These are all questions that many people have asked.
When you come here, you’ll find a peaceful and judgement-free zone. Our offices are where people have talked about the good, the bad, and the ugly. Some people have made mistakes, and they’re trying to figure out how to fix them. Others have been through really traumatic experiences and are learning how to process those things so they can move forward. Others are struggling with grief and just want to feel “okay” again. No matter the situation, you’ll be in a safe place to share what’s on your heart.
What you’ll get from Trauma & PTSD Therapy at Revive Counseling Center:
- You’ll learn how to handle triggers in a healthy, effective way.
- You’ll learn how to manage the fear you’re experiencing.
- You’ll discover ways to move beyond the shame and guilt you feel over what has happened to you.
- You’ll find out how to manage and regulate your emotions and your reactions to others.
- You’ll learn what behaviors are healthy for reducing anxiety and what things make it worse.
- You’ll learn how to feel safe again.
What the process looks like:
Counseling and therapy is meant to help you get your life back and to stop the automatic negative thoughts that come with anxiety. Together, you and your therapist will work to reduce those thoughts, feelings, dread, and physical responses to anxiety. You’ll figure out how to better manage your symptoms so you can face each moment without fear.
The process usually begins with weekly appointments that are usually around 45-50 minutes. Therapy is best done with at least a six-week commitment. We find that folks who can’t commit to at least six weeks and meet less than weekly tend to have more difficulty, and the process isn’t as effective. After six weekly sessions, you and your therapist can discuss your treatment goals, and determine if you should continue weekly, move to bi-weekly appointments, or determine if ending therapy is the next step.
Let’s work together
The following providers offer Counseling for Trauma & PTSD at Revive Counseling Center: