If you've experienced a traumatic event, know that you're not alone. Trauma affects millions of people, and seeking help is the first step to recovery. At Lifebulb in Sandy Springs, we offer compassionate and effective trauma-based care to help you heal and move forward.
Trauma-informed care is highly effective in treating the after-effects of trauma and PTSD. In fact, studies show that 70-90% of people who receive trauma-informed care recover. Unfortunately, trauma is all too common; 70% of adults face traumatic events, with 1 in 5 developing PTSD. That's why treatment for trauma is important, and why Lifebulb offers specialized PTSD and trauma care in Sandy Springs for those seeking support and healing.
Acute trauma typically refers to a single traumatic event, such as a car accident, medical emergency, or natural disaster. The negative effects of experiencing an acute trauma are usually shorter-lasting, but lingering fears, anxieties, and unhealthy coping mechanisms can be distressing for years to come. Trauma Therapy in Sandy Springs is highly effective at treating acute traumas.
Chronic trauma is repeated exposure to traumatic events, such as ongoing abuse, neglect, or poverty. More often, chronic trauma results in more complex symptoms that affect a person’s thinking and behavior patterns and their sense of self or identity. However, chronic trauma is also highly treatable with professional therapy, and our Sandy Springs therapists have the tools to help you heal.
Complex trauma refers to traumatic events that occurred during childhood or over a long period of time. It can look like ongoing neglect, instability, abuse, or poverty. Complex trauma puts individuals at risk for cPTSD, complex PTSD. At Lifebulb, our trauma-based care aims to help individuals cope with and overcome the after-effects of these traumatic experiences.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the result of one or many traumas. It can be incredibly invasive in your life and make it difficult to accomplish goals or meet basic needs. Struggling with PTSD is not your fault nor a sign of weakness. Healing is possible with professional therapy.
Trauma can have a significant impact on emotional and cognitive processes. As harmful as some of the symptoms can be, know that trauma is treatable with the right therapy. Symptoms of trauma and PTSD include:
Trauma can have physical symptoms as well. It's important to remember that trauma is not your fault and that it's important to reach out for help. Physical symptoms of trauma may include:
Trauma treatment is unique to the individual's experiences and will be discussed further with a licensed trauma therapist. At Lifebulb, we offer a range of evidence-based therapies for trauma. Your Sandy Springs trauma therapist will likely use a combination of many trauma treatments to create a well-rounded approach to your recovery. Common therapies for trauma include:
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy that focuses on thoughts and beliefs related to trauma. It helps individuals identify and challenge negative thoughts that may be preventing recovery.Book a Session Today
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy approach that uses eye movements or other forms of bilateral stimulation to help individuals process traumatic memories and reduce symptoms related to trauma.
Trauma Systems Therapy
Trauma Systems Therapy is a form of family therapy that focuses on improving family functioning after a traumatic event. It emphasizes the importance of family support in recovery.Book a Session Today
Narrative Exposure Therapy
Narrative Exposure Therapy is a form of talk therapy that helps individuals create a narrative of their traumatic experiences. It can help individuals make sense of their experiences and find meaning in them.