Trauma psychotherapy by a psychologist or psychotherapist

What is trauma?

Trauma is what we call a given event which has led to very strong emotions which haven’t managed to find a place in one’s psyche. Undigested, these emotions remain in suspense and regularly resurface with all the intensity of that first time, even for years afterwards. Recurring and obsessive, they can destroy everyday life’s good moments and prevent the individual from living life’s events to the full. psychologist trauma psychotherapist trauma

What can be the cause of trauma? trauma psychologist

  • Being the witness to a shocking or powerful event trauma psychologist
  • Having felt intense fear or real danger at an event trauma psychologist
  • Having felt powerless and helpless in a given situation trauma psychologist

In numerous cases, the symptoms of trauma don’t surface immediately, but can appear days, months, or even years later. psychologist trauma psychotherapist trauma  psychologist trauma psychotherapist trauma

What are the main symptoms of trauma? trauma psychologist

  • Being gripped by panic in an unexpected situation trauma psychologist
  • Frequently feeling powerless or guilty trauma psychologist
  • “Replaying” the traumatic event, regularly reliving the situation
  • Making everything linked to the situation a taboo topic, rejecting any reminder or feeling which brings back the memory
  • Being very irritable and having “moments of rage” trauma psychologist
  • Being mistrustful, on your guard trauma psychologist
  • Not being able to concentrate on anything for a long time trauma psychologist
  • Suffering from insomnia, nightmares, or troubled sleep trauma psychologist


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Trauma psychotherapy by a psychologist or psychotherapist
Trauma psychotherapy by a psychologist or psychotherapist

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Psychotherapy sessions

What is fascinating in many of our psychotherapy sessions, is the relatively limited time that is needed before the psychologists understands your problem and has a clear picture of it. When you come to your consultation session and tell your therapist about your problem, we will first of all consider together how this problem occurs, where it comes from and the impact it has on you and your life.

Couples therapy

When a couple’s situation is such that the two people can no longer put up with each other, or that communication becomes practically impossible or at the least is very difficult, then it is worth calling a counsellor to try and re-establish communication and review the problems.