Trauma Therapy- Susan Quinn Life Coach LA

Trauma Therapy- Susan Quinn Life Coach LA

Trauma Therapy seems to be most effective when Mind-body therapies (or somatic therapies) are used because they influence the area of the brain where fear is held, the amygdala. Learn more about trauma therapy at

Trauma therapy is a type of psychological treatment for individuals who have experienced traumatic events such as natural disasters, accidents, physical or sexual abuse, or combat. Here are a few common approaches:

  1. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) – focuses on changing negative thought patterns and behaviors related to trauma.
  2. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) – uses bilateral stimulation, such as eye movements, to help process traumatic memories.
  3. Prolonged Exposure Therapy – involves gradually confronting traumatic memories and emotions in a controlled setting.
  4. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) – helps individuals develop a more accepting and values-based approach to their trauma experiences.
  5. Somatic Experiencing – focuses on the physiological responses to trauma and helps regulate the nervous system.

It’s important to work with a qualified mental health professional who can help you choose the right therapy approach based on your individual needs and goals. Trauma therapy can be a powerful tool in overcoming the effects of trauma and improving overall well-being.

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