When trauma takes over.

In a perfect world, we would process and release the trauma when it happened.

The energy of trauma is

stored.

Trauma Therapy for Past Experiences

Old wounds have a way of seeping into present moment, affecting our current lifestyle and relationships. They can disrupt a connection we are trying to make or smother a relationship we already have.

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Releasing trauma

Most of us become anxious when we are forced to face situations that are outside our comfort zone. Now, these situations might be anything, from the ones we’ve listed above to something that might be more personal and only known to you. But most of us are vulnerable to triggers that bring back unwanted thoughts, feelings, sensations, fears, and memories.

The energy of trauma, is stored in our body until we can release it. These old memories are held frozen in the past and filled with emotions that need to be thawed out. And depending on the circumstances, they can consume you for no immediate or logical reason. These triggers are enough to let anxiety and stress take over, causing a reaction that you may regret or feel guilty about.

More and more evidence reveals the relationship between the mind and the body. Trauma,  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), CPTSD and other events manifest as psychological stress impacting the body with tension, heart palpitations, high blood pressure, shaking or other pain. You might notice you are holding your breath which might feel like a painful pause that can be difficult, overwhelming and uncomfortable to experience.

Most of us have had some trauma in our life, but not everyone is impacted the same way. The trauma doesn’t have to be one specific event either–there are also micro traumas and cumulative trauma.

The problem is that not everyone’s psychological or physical effects resolve on their own to heal from the trauma. Impacts of trauma can persist and can have negative effects if not treated and can become chronic.

You can have physiological responses and impulsive reactions to events when you aren’t event consciously thinking about them. Trauma Therapy can help.

Do You Find Yourself
Feeling Defensive, Stuck or Overwhelmed for no reason?

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Your body tenses up, you get anxious and frustrated and you can't figure out why ...

You feel unsafe and sometimes it’s so hard NOT to react, because you feel threatened and you don’t even know why. It can happen in a millisecond. It’s like the center of your body feels like it goes from 0-100 in an instant, and you don’t know what else to do BUT react. I totally get it.

That’s why you could be spending much of your life living behind your defenses avoiding your past wounds or traumas. You feel frozen, combative, or you want to run. You may feel trapped and you can’t get out, leaving you feeling helpless and hopeless. 

You know when you feel like something is missing, but you just can’t put your thumb on it … Your life is existing but you aren’t really in it. Yeah … it’s THAT feeling. 

It makes perfect sense.  You are missing the most important aspect. That essence is YOU. Parts of you may feel overwhelmed, alone, resentful, angry, sad, hurt or bored, and guess what? YOU are all you need.  You have become obscured by these other parts of yourself and I can help you find your way back.  

If you are willing to make a change in your life and invest in YOU and your journey with trauma therapy–the right time is now. The present moment is the time to take action with treatment for your trauma.

Take the next steps

Trauma therapy can free you from the effects of past trauma.

Learn how to better understand your nervous system and how it works. Trauma can feel like you are either stuck in overwhelm or freeze. You might resist and even cause conflict.

We can work together to release your trauma. We start with understanding what is happening now, how your past shows up and how it affects you in the present moment.

There are a variety of science-based and holistic therapy techniques to help with your trauma recovery like somatic experiencing, mindfulness, inner parts work, and regulating your nervous system. These techniques allow you to grow and take control of your life.

As a trauma survivor, I know what it is like to be stuck. To be desperate to find some sense of safety in the world and knowing where you belong. I can guide you through the steps to become whole again. To thrive. You don’t have to do this alone.

This is the time to start fresh. Shift gears. Recreate the life you want and not the one you don’t want. We can work together on a roadmap to get you there. A unique plan created just for you and your situation.

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Release trauma

and restore relaxation with trauma therapy.

Emotional experiences from a traumatic event can trigger your nervous system resulting in you feeling stressed, or tense or angry even years later. But, we are seeing more ways to address and release the emotional muscle memory.

If trauma gets stuck, there are treatments to help release it such as sound healing, breath work, or mindfulness strategies. Using a holistic approach to your healing can include science-based treatment methods as well as other alternative practices.

It would have been great if the trauma was never stored in the first place. In reality the traumatic events we go through in childhood are sometimes stored, especially the most extreme and our bodies don’t always know how to process the trauma and better digest what is happening to us. We need to understand and make sense of it in order to move on so we don’t have to think about it as much.

There are things you can do to relate better to the stressors from your past. You can have peace and harmony and the freedom to be you.

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Trauma comes back as a reaction not a memory.

-bessel Van der Kolk

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Connecting with yourself gives you freedom

Internal family system (IFS) for Trauma Therapy

IFS allows you to connect with the all parts of you including the self.

The parts and their burdens can prevent you from being seen, heard and living from your true Self. That leaves you feeling empty, like something is missing. That emptiness is YOU. But. there are parts of you that are trying to help you to fill that emptiness, but can actually be causing the void. They are trying to manage you without your input by ‘taking care’ of you all day long.

Anxiety and depression can manifest as some the symptoms of your PTSD. And these parts of you can get in the way of your overall functioning, especially your relationships. One way to gain back healthier relationships is to have an integrated internal family system within yourself.

That’s where the joy and harmony all live. And that is freedom.

Trauma-focused therapy can help you to discover news skill and coping strategies to respond to emotions connected to the traumatic event.

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Sound Healing can help trauma

More and more people are discovering the benefits of sound healing therapy for trauma. As an ancient practice, sound healing uses different instruments to create vibrations that can impact different parts of the body and the nervous system. 

Try a Free sound healing meditation

Sound healing can release stuck emotions that are holding you back and promote healing. FREE 7-minute sound healing. 

When to seek professional help

Trauma recovery and healing takes time, and everyone heals at their own pace. But if weeks or months have passed, and you are still feeling overwhelmed, you may need professional help from an expert. Reach out for a free consultation. I’m here to help. The Feeling Expert® office is located in Boca Raton, FL and we offer telehealth services for trauma and PTSD. Whether is Internal Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or other holistic 

Change begins when we can give ourselves permission to heal.

Contact Me

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Have questions about Trauma Therapy or our trauma-focused healing approach? Drop a note or call for a free 15-minute phone or Tele-Health consultation. As a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Internal Family Systems Specialist (IFS), I can help you to overcome the emotional burdens associated with a traumatic event.

Location

1612 NW 2nd Ave., Suite #2, Boca Raton, FL 33432 

phone

(844) 226-4325

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