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Welcome to The Trauma Practice

Psychotherapy, EMDR & Cranio-Sacral Therapy

We provide Psychological and Body based therapies for Trauma, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Tinnitus & Addiction.

Sometimes we need a helping hand to help us heal. We look forward to helping you.

We are located in Paddington London & Cuffley, Potters Bar in Hertfordshire.

Skype, Zoom & Face Time sessions available during the Corona Virus outbreak. 

Call us to book a consultation

07944 996 646

Helpful Therapy

Trauma therapy

Trauma therapy requires an integrated approach with an emphasis on stabilisation, grounding and safety. Therapy is carried out within a safe container so you feel safe to process your experience.

Trauma therapy

PTSD treatment

Trauma symptoms can turn into PTSD if they go on longer than one month. PTSD symptoms can manifest weeks or months later. PTSD is now treatable with EMDR therapy. Symptoms might include intrusive thoughts, alteration in moods and hyperarousal. 

PTSD treatment

Depression therapy

Depression therapy can help you to address some of the difficulties which caused the depression as well as behaviours which help to maintain the depressive symptoms. Find your depression solution today. 

Depression therapy

Anxiety therapy

Anxiety can be a difficult condition to live with. An underlying feeling of dread or fear can colour our everyday lives. Therapy for anxiety can help you to live a life free from fear, enable you to reconnect with life as well as your true and happy self. 

Anxiety therapy

Tinnitus retraining therapy

We use a holistic approach to tinnitus which involves helping you find a place of safety and relaxation. We help you to reduce tinnitus symptoms and habituate to tinnitus.  This involves mind and body work. 

Tinnitus retraining therapy

Addiction counselling

Addiction counselling helps you to understand what role the addiction is playing in your life and what is underlying the addiction. Addictive behaviour can manifest from a number of difficulties including unprocessed trauma and regulation difficulties.  

Addiction counselling

'Nobody can go back and start a new beginning but anyone can start today and make a new ending'
Maria Robinson

Our Therapies

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Counselling & Psychotherapy

We use person centred counselling and psychotherapy to help clients achieve their goals. Talking therapies can help with self empowerment and achieving long lasting goals. All of the therapy we offer is underpinned by a holistic integrative approach.   

EMDR Therapy

We use EMDR therapy as a specialist treatment for PTSD, Trauma, Phobias and Anxiety. EMDR helps re-establish connections between our left and right brain functions therefore enabling us to process traumatic experiences and move forward with our lives.  

EMDR EYE
Somatic Therapy

Body Psychotherapy

Body or somatic therapy is a way of working which honours the body's role in trauma work, tinnitus, anxiety and depression. The mind and the body are connected and influence each other. We therefore help with both as part of our holistic therapeutic approach. 

Cranio-Sacral Therapy

We use Cranio-Sacral Therapy to help the flow of energy, release energy held in the nervous system and help you to relax. This a great therapy for anxiety, TMJ problems, trauma and tinnitus.   

CST

Client Comments Following Therapy

"I feel more empowered to make the right changes in my life."

"I feel calmer now i have shared my difficulty."

"I always feel calmer and more relaxed after a therapy session."

"I feel like I can live a normal life again. I am back to my usual self."

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PTSD Myths

PTSD stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. It is a disorder which might be experienced following a particularly stressful event or events. PTSD symptoms can be intrusive and very difficult to live with. Experiencing trauma does not mean that you will get PTSD and most people recover relatively from a traumatic incident. It is important to … Read more

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PTSD & Brain Fog

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PTSD and Covid-19

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Addiction Help During Covid-19 Lockdown

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Anxiety Symptoms and Causes

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Do I Have Depression?

Depression might be defined as having feelings of severe despondency and dejection. We have all felt a little depressed from time to time. However, it is when we experience depression symptoms over a period of time that we might want to seek some professional help. Depression Symptoms Common Feelings Guilt Irritable Unhappy Disappointment Sad Miserable … Read more

Covid-19 Update

You do not need to leave the safety of your house to access our therapies.

 

All of our talking therapies are available online during the Covid-19 outbreak. These include: Counselling, Psychotherapy and EMDR for PTSD and Anxiety.