Move Through the Impacts of Childhood Trauma and Thrive
Our Trauma Therapists have worked with many clients experiencing the lingering effects of childhood trauma, developmental trauma and/or attachment trauma that often lives on through the childhood and teen years and into adulthood. Though time passes, trauma responses often become embedded in the nervous system, becoming a way of life and impacting our ability to find healthy ways forward.
Physical, emotional and/or sexual abuse
Serious accident or life-threatening illness
Being a refugee or a victim of war
Death of a family member or close friend
Community and school violence
Repeatedly not being seen or heard by parents or caretakers
Parents or caregivers using physical or fear-based discipline techniques
Being excluded by peers
How Can Childhood Trauma Affect Your Life?
Distrust in relationships
Chronic stress and inflammation
How do Our Counsellors Treat Childhood Trauma?
Our Trauma Counsellors take a personalized approach to treatment, often usingEMDR Therapy and other somatic therapies to help you process through your feelings, behaviours and habitual responses that were developed as adaptations to early trauma. Therapy focused on healing childhood and attachment trauma can help you break cycles that no longer serve you, allowing for a restored sense of safety and self-worth.