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Trauma Counseling

Over The Rainbow Counseling
Cynthia "Denise" Porter, LPC-S
Trauma Counseling, Depression Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Sports Counseling
Serving: McAllen, TX - Edinburg, TX - Mission, TX - Pharr, TX


 

TRAUMA COUNSELING
PTSD - SEXUAL TRAUMA - PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAUMA - EMOTIONAL TRAUMA

“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper
and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.”
- Laurell K. Hamilton

 

Emotional and psychological trauma can be a terrible thing to deal with, but there is hope!  Don't give up!  Denise helps clients recovery from a wide-variety of traumatic situations. Do you have symptoms of unresolved trauma?

DENISE'S UNIQUE APPROACHES TO TRAUMA HEALING

Denise has years of experience counseling people who are recovering from trauma. She's a counselor dedicated to doing whatever will work, in a comforting, and safe environment. She uses traditional and research-proven techniques to tailor a unique recovery plan for each client seeking trauma therapy. Some of her special techniques include:


"I've Come Out From Under Trauma and Sadness!" - S.R.
 

DO YOU HAVE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS?

If you are suffering with any of the following symptoms trauma counseling would work for you: 

1. YOU CAN'T STOP THINKING ABOUT THE TRAUMA
  • Bad memories of the traumatic event keep bothering you.
  • Sleep Problems: Reoccurring nightmares, restless sleep, night terrors.
  • Flashbacks: Feeling like you are going through the event again and again.
  • Triggers: You see, hear, or smell things that cause you to relive the event. News reports, movie scenes, old pictures, videos, seeing something, or hearing a related sound are all examples of triggers.
2. YOU AVOID SITUATIONS THAT REMIND YOU OF THE EVENT
  • You avoid people that trigger memories of the traumatic event.
  • You avoid crowds, places, or situations that remind you of the trauma.
  • You avoid certain necessary activities like driving or shopping.
  • You avoid watching movies that remind you of the trauma.
  • You avoid seeking help because you don't want to think or talk about the trauma.
3. YOU HAVE NEGATIVE BELIEFS AND FEELINGS THAT WON'T CHANGE
  • You think about yourself and others in negative ways because of the trauma.
  • You may not have positive or loving feelings toward people and may stay away from relationships.
  • You may forget about parts of the traumatic event.
  • You may think the world is completely dangerous and no one can be trusted.
  • You see yourself as damaged or uncurable.

4. YOU HAVE ANXIETY AND DISTRESSING FEELINGS YOU CAN'T SHAKE

 

  • You have developed what's called: hyperarousal—anxious, jittery, always alert feelings.
  • You're always on the lookout for danger. Some people call you paranoid.
  • You might suddenly become angry or irritable.
  • You have a hard time sleeping.
  • You have trouble concentrating.
  • You are startled by loud noises or surprises.

 

 

RECOVER FROM TRAUMA TODAY — MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH DENISE


MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT NOW!

DEPRESSION COUNSELING -- TRAUMA COUNSELING -- MARRIAGE COUNSELING -- SPORTS COUNSELING

 

 

 

*citation: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/PTSD-overview/basics/symptoms_of_ptsd.asp

 

 

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