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Trauma Therapy for Addiction

What Is Trauma Therapy? Trauma therapy is a type of mental health treatment that counsellors use to help people overcome psychological trauma. A traumatic event is defined as one in which you perceive a threat to your life, bodily integrity, or sanity. The other component of the definition is your reaction to the event or situation. If you can cope with the event, even if it is a serious threat, it isn’t trauma. Trauma occurs when your ability to handle the event is comprised. At Castle Craig, we understand that Trauma therapy is not one specific type of treatment. A…

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Treatment

Alcohol and drugs may be used to cope with psychological symptoms of PTSD. At our addiction treatment clinic our experienced therapists and Consultant Psychiatrist treat trauma and addiction to alcohol, drugs and gambling….

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EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing)

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing) is an innovative treatment that helps patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to process negative memories and emotions that have been suppressed. It enables them achieve their therapeutic goals rapidly, with recognisable changes that don?t disappear over time. PTSD PTSD sufferers involuntarily re-experience aspects of the traumatic event in a very vivid and distressing way. This includes: Flashbacks where the person acts or feels as if the event was recurring Nightmares Repetitive and distressing intrusive images Other sensory impressions from the event Trauma can be one of the root causes of addiction because people…