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What are the Treatments for Trauma?

Effective, Evidence-Based Treatments for Trauma and PTSD

Cognitive Processing Therapy

Cognitive Processing Therapy is the gold standard of treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. It is a rapid treatment, offering a 6-week program and potential significant decrease of symptoms in that time frame. Treatment is offered to adults, 18+, who want to feel relief from their flashbacks, nightmares, avoidance of triggers, panic, feelings of shame and guilt, and emotional dysregulation.

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EMDR, or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, is a form of psychotherapy that encourages you to explore eye movements and guided directive to assist in accessing memories of your trauma. The aim of this treatment is to access and repair the ways in which your brain processed trauma.

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Prolonged Exposure

Prolonged Exposure (PE) is a Cognitive-behavioral approach to treat PTSD and trauma. In PE, the therapist and you will align and build rapport, gradually exploring your trauma, feelings, and circumstances that are difficult to think about. The therapeutic relationship guides what information is shared and explored, at a safe pace for your system.

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Treatments for Trauma: Resources
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