Creating & Using A Trauma Narrative In Psychotherapy
That’s the question I often hear when I get calls coming into my office on scheduling trauma counseling.
Trauma narratives are not necessary for the successful treatment of trauma-related symptoms.
However, they can be a powerful component to your overall treatment.
In this video, I discuss trauma narratives and walk you through how to create one.
Trauma narratives can be an important component to your treatment.
It can lead to healing, growth, and change throughout the counseling process.
Trauma narratives can be done with a trauma therapist who has experience in creating and leading exploration of trauma timelines.
It’s important to also have coping skills and a safety plan in place while creating your timeline.
Safety plans and crisis plans ensure that you have to skills necessary to cope with flashbacks, depression, etc.