Cynthia "Denise" Porter, LPC-S
Trauma Counseling, Depression Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Sports Counseling
Serving: McAllen, TX - Edinburg, TX - Mission, TX - Pharr, TX
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:
- EMDR: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
- NLP: Neuro-Linguistic Programming
- Theta Energy Healing Techniques
- Emotional Freedom Technique
- EFT: Emotionally Focused Therapy
- Meditation Techniques
"I've Come Out From Under Trauma and Sadness!" - S.R.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.