Trauma and PTSD Counselling in Retford

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SR Inspiration CBT Practitioner
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
This therapist prefers to be identified as CBT Practitioner. I aim to work emphatically and collaboratively engage the client. If you are experiencing the following : Addiction, Anger Management, Anxiety, Abuse , Bereavement, Depression, Marriage or Relationship breakdown, PTSD, Self-Esteem, Stress , and Eating disorders call this practitioner for help. Don't leave it too late. My therapeutic approach using CBT model provides a short-term, goal focused and highly structured approach to therapeutic Assessment, Stabilisation, Planning, Intervention, Resilience and Evaluation. Call now for help. Do not leave it too late.
This therapist prefers to be identified as CBT Practitioner. I aim to work emphatically and collaboratively engage the client. If you are experiencing the following : Addiction, Anger Management, Anxiety, Abuse , Bereavement, Depression, Marriage or Relationship breakdown, PTSD, Self-Esteem, Stress , and Eating disorders call this practitioner for help. Don't leave it too late. My therapeutic approach using CBT model provides a short-term, goal focused and highly structured approach to therapeutic Assessment, Stabilisation, Planning, Intervention, Resilience and Evaluation. Call now for help. Do not leave it too late.
0116 478 2890 View 0116 478 2890
Oak Tree Psychological Services
Psychologist, MSc, CPsychol
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
My name is Sarah and here at Oak Tree, therapy is always tailored to your individual needs and I will provide a safe and comfortable space for you to gain a better understanding of yourself and help you make the changes you deserve. Psychological Therapy can provide a lifeline to those who are struggling. Most people know that they aren't doing well but don't always know why, or what might be causing or maintaining it. If you are struggling and not sure what to do, please do get in touch and we can talk it through. I work with individuals but I also enjoy working with couples to better understand relationship difficulties.
My name is Sarah and here at Oak Tree, therapy is always tailored to your individual needs and I will provide a safe and comfortable space for you to gain a better understanding of yourself and help you make the changes you deserve. Psychological Therapy can provide a lifeline to those who are struggling. Most people know that they aren't doing well but don't always know why, or what might be causing or maintaining it. If you are struggling and not sure what to do, please do get in touch and we can talk it through. I work with individuals but I also enjoy working with couples to better understand relationship difficulties.
01777 807650 View 01777 807650
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Serene Self Psychology Ltd
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
My philosophy as a human and counseling psychologist is based on my belief that every human being is unique and that we have an innate capability to heal from distressing life experiences. I love working with people using a compassion-focused approach to help them move towards a more compassionate relationship with themselves. I feel truly privileged to be part of a process where someone can use the scaffold of our work to achieve a balance in their life and relationships that brings them joy. Compassion isn’t always easy, it’s certainly not soft but it might just be the most powerful and loving thing that you can do for yourself.
My philosophy as a human and counseling psychologist is based on my belief that every human being is unique and that we have an innate capability to heal from distressing life experiences. I love working with people using a compassion-focused approach to help them move towards a more compassionate relationship with themselves. I feel truly privileged to be part of a process where someone can use the scaffold of our work to achieve a balance in their life and relationships that brings them joy. Compassion isn’t always easy, it’s certainly not soft but it might just be the most powerful and loving thing that you can do for yourself.
01400 225989 View 01400 225989
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Karen Burch - Accred Emdr Practitioner
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
Im an Accredited Psychotherapist specialising in trauma. I have experience privately, charity sector, and NHS. I work integratively, drawing on Somatic Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, EMDR, ACT, EFT, CBT, Humanistic approaches, helping individuals who have been exposed to traumatic events. I implement Mindfulness approaches. Offering highly effective treatments designed to ease distress, and implement lasting changes. Seeking support is a major life step. I commit to providing safe, professional treatment plans to sensitively support and empower you, deepen your self-understanding and create positive changes for a life you truly value
Im an Accredited Psychotherapist specialising in trauma. I have experience privately, charity sector, and NHS. I work integratively, drawing on Somatic Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, EMDR, ACT, EFT, CBT, Humanistic approaches, helping individuals who have been exposed to traumatic events. I implement Mindfulness approaches. Offering highly effective treatments designed to ease distress, and implement lasting changes. Seeking support is a major life step. I commit to providing safe, professional treatment plans to sensitively support and empower you, deepen your self-understanding and create positive changes for a life you truly value
0114 553 1202 View 0114 553 1202
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Sarah-Louise Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
I am dedicated to supporting my clients and giving you the tools you need in life. I work with the whole person, our minds are just as important as our bodies and we need to work on emotional and mental resilience to allow us to bounce back when life happens. Now you are ready to make changes, I am here to support you along that journey, giving you a toolkit that you will be able to use throughout life. I work in an empathic and sensitive manner, helping to support with problems that you may never have felt able to talk out loud about before.
I am dedicated to supporting my clients and giving you the tools you need in life. I work with the whole person, our minds are just as important as our bodies and we need to work on emotional and mental resilience to allow us to bounce back when life happens. Now you are ready to make changes, I am here to support you along that journey, giving you a toolkit that you will be able to use throughout life. I work in an empathic and sensitive manner, helping to support with problems that you may never have felt able to talk out loud about before.
01427 800750 View 01427 800750
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Lauren Robinson
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Retford DN22  (Online Only)
Are you tired of repeating the same harmful cycles? Of feeling overwhelmed with difficult emotions? Of being anchored in past traumas? Of surviving and not living? I am here to tell you that it is possible to overcome life's adversities and become the very best version of yourself. Overwhelming emotions and unresolved past experiences do not have to anchor you in the past. You are worthy and capable of working through whatever difficulties you have faced (or are facing). Therapy can provide you with a space to be heard, validated and help you make sense of your experiences; all whilst working towards embracing your authentic self.
Are you tired of repeating the same harmful cycles? Of feeling overwhelmed with difficult emotions? Of being anchored in past traumas? Of surviving and not living? I am here to tell you that it is possible to overcome life's adversities and become the very best version of yourself. Overwhelming emotions and unresolved past experiences do not have to anchor you in the past. You are worthy and capable of working through whatever difficulties you have faced (or are facing). Therapy can provide you with a space to be heard, validated and help you make sense of your experiences; all whilst working towards embracing your authentic self.
01777 801296 View 01777 801296
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Private ReFLECtion Therapy Ltd
Psychologist, FMBPsS
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
My ideal client is one that has a specific goal in mind that we can collaboratively work on. Your goal could be anything from stress management, emotional resilience building, behavioural change, to phobias and habit reversal. You would be open to learning new coping skills to help obtain your target. It's likely you have been let down by therapeutic services before and are looking for a way to be your own therapist through a short term transformation, rather than spending 1000s of hours in session indefinitely. On average, my clients feel results in as little as 3, 1 to 1.5 hour sessions. https:/www.Privatereflectiontherapy.co.uk
My ideal client is one that has a specific goal in mind that we can collaboratively work on. Your goal could be anything from stress management, emotional resilience building, behavioural change, to phobias and habit reversal. You would be open to learning new coping skills to help obtain your target. It's likely you have been let down by therapeutic services before and are looking for a way to be your own therapist through a short term transformation, rather than spending 1000s of hours in session indefinitely. On average, my clients feel results in as little as 3, 1 to 1.5 hour sessions. https:/www.Privatereflectiontherapy.co.uk
01777 809408 View 01777 809408
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Joanne Brown
Counsellor, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
I am an empathic and caring Accredited Counsellor working in a holistic and individual way, with you as the client at the centre of our work. Are you suffering with anxiety and depression having relationship issues, problems at work, illness, loss or bereavement or coming terms with difficult current and past life events. Are you completely overwhelmed or struggling with feelings of failure, despair, hopelessness and low self esteem and just don't know who to turn to or maybe you have resorted to addictive or harmful behaviours to cope. Come with me on your therapy journey and let me help you find a better way of being.
I am an empathic and caring Accredited Counsellor working in a holistic and individual way, with you as the client at the centre of our work. Are you suffering with anxiety and depression having relationship issues, problems at work, illness, loss or bereavement or coming terms with difficult current and past life events. Are you completely overwhelmed or struggling with feelings of failure, despair, hopelessness and low self esteem and just don't know who to turn to or maybe you have resorted to addictive or harmful behaviours to cope. Come with me on your therapy journey and let me help you find a better way of being.
01777 809425 View 01777 809425
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Donna Broadhead
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
Life has many challenges which can feel overwhelming. Ordinary life events such as a break-up or extraordinary life events such as traumatic incidents can have a huge impact on how we see ourselves, others, and the world. You might feel like your thoughts are a tangled mess or that you're stuck in a spiral which is pointed in the wrong direction. Maybe believing that you don't have the power to take control of your own life has left you feeling hopeless. At times like this, we are our own worst critic and can be very hard on ourselves.
Life has many challenges which can feel overwhelming. Ordinary life events such as a break-up or extraordinary life events such as traumatic incidents can have a huge impact on how we see ourselves, others, and the world. You might feel like your thoughts are a tangled mess or that you're stuck in a spiral which is pointed in the wrong direction. Maybe believing that you don't have the power to take control of your own life has left you feeling hopeless. At times like this, we are our own worst critic and can be very hard on ourselves.
01777 807610 View 01777 807610
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Joanne Kay
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Retford DN22  (Online Only)
Online Only Therapist. Specialism: Depression/Anxiety. Commonly other issues are intertwined such as trauma, attachment issues and low self-esteem. Clients that begin to work with me often do so because they find that their feelings, thoughts or other symptoms have begun to affect areas of functioning in life; they find that coping mechanisms that have been helpful in the past are beginning to work less effectively.
Online Only Therapist. Specialism: Depression/Anxiety. Commonly other issues are intertwined such as trauma, attachment issues and low self-esteem. Clients that begin to work with me often do so because they find that their feelings, thoughts or other symptoms have begun to affect areas of functioning in life; they find that coping mechanisms that have been helpful in the past are beginning to work less effectively.
01777 802508 View 01777 802508
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JWL Counselling Service
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
ANXIETY SPECIALIST: Knowing how frightening and scary suffering with Anxiety can be. I specialise in helping you to understand the root cause of you’re issues, giving you the necessary tools to reduce the frequency and intensity of overwhelming feelings. Empowering you to take back control of your life and learn how to manage your anxiety affectively. Working at your pace to discover what will help. I tailor my approach to meet your needs. Developing an understanding of what is happening for you in a safe, supportive space, where you can begin to heal.
ANXIETY SPECIALIST: Knowing how frightening and scary suffering with Anxiety can be. I specialise in helping you to understand the root cause of you’re issues, giving you the necessary tools to reduce the frequency and intensity of overwhelming feelings. Empowering you to take back control of your life and learn how to manage your anxiety affectively. Working at your pace to discover what will help. I tailor my approach to meet your needs. Developing an understanding of what is happening for you in a safe, supportive space, where you can begin to heal.
01777 802556 View 01777 802556
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clarescounselling
Counsellor, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
In my practice I am experienced in helping people age 18 -75 with difficulties in trust, anger, anxiety, emotional overwhelm, chronic people pleasing, low self esteem and relationships. Whether you’re in a relationship or not, being overwhelmed with emotional difficulties can make you feel isolated and struggle to cope in everyday life. We can work together and try to find the best outcome for you with ways to improve your overall well being. I will help you to go from, shame and criticism to kindness and self compassion.
In my practice I am experienced in helping people age 18 -75 with difficulties in trust, anger, anxiety, emotional overwhelm, chronic people pleasing, low self esteem and relationships. Whether you’re in a relationship or not, being overwhelmed with emotional difficulties can make you feel isolated and struggle to cope in everyday life. We can work together and try to find the best outcome for you with ways to improve your overall well being. I will help you to go from, shame and criticism to kindness and self compassion.
0115 647 0047 View 0115 647 0047
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Matthew James Watson
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
Do you need some space and time to collect your thoughts, find some perspective? Are you wrestling with something which seems difficult to understand and accept? Do you need someone to hear and understand you? Someone to help you to make sense of things and give you the confidence to move through it and beyond?
Do you need some space and time to collect your thoughts, find some perspective? Are you wrestling with something which seems difficult to understand and accept? Do you need someone to hear and understand you? Someone to help you to make sense of things and give you the confidence to move through it and beyond?
01302 490934 View 01302 490934
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Alex Bennett
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
No matter who you are or where you come from I am accepting of ALL people and will listen to you in a caring and non-judgmental way. This is a place for you to feel heard, validated and understood. Whatever is troubling you, we will work through together and at a pace that suits you. I will always draw from my specialist training and experience to help you work through whatever comes up in our sessions whilst accepting you as a unique individual with your own needs. I offer sessions online and in person from my warm and private counselling space based in Cusworth, Doncaster.
No matter who you are or where you come from I am accepting of ALL people and will listen to you in a caring and non-judgmental way. This is a place for you to feel heard, validated and understood. Whatever is troubling you, we will work through together and at a pace that suits you. I will always draw from my specialist training and experience to help you work through whatever comes up in our sessions whilst accepting you as a unique individual with your own needs. I offer sessions online and in person from my warm and private counselling space based in Cusworth, Doncaster.
024 7542 4568 View 024 7542 4568
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Karen Lawson
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
Please note that I currently work online, via Zoom and telephone. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that helps people work out their unhelpful thought and behaviour patterns and to learn techniques to modify these. We will work together to understand what the problem is, how it has developed and what is keeping it stuck in order to work out what can be done to change things. Please feel free to call me and we can have a brief chat about what is bothering you to work out if CBT is the right therapy for you, and if I’m the right therapist. I am also able to offer 'walk and talk' walking therapy if appropriate.
Please note that I currently work online, via Zoom and telephone. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that helps people work out their unhelpful thought and behaviour patterns and to learn techniques to modify these. We will work together to understand what the problem is, how it has developed and what is keeping it stuck in order to work out what can be done to change things. Please feel free to call me and we can have a brief chat about what is bothering you to work out if CBT is the right therapy for you, and if I’m the right therapist. I am also able to offer 'walk and talk' walking therapy if appropriate.
01909 499046 View 01909 499046
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Gareth Young
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
A warm welcome to Rainbow Hearts Counselling my name is Gareth and I’m based in Doncaster. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space for you to explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences. I will walk by your side as you lead the way on your journey to find your rainbow again, no matter how big the storm may have been. Our lifestyles can be so busy and overwhelming, leaving us feeling drained, counselling offers you a break from this. You deserve to be heard, understood and accepted for who you are regardless of what you may have been through in life.
A warm welcome to Rainbow Hearts Counselling my name is Gareth and I’m based in Doncaster. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space for you to explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences. I will walk by your side as you lead the way on your journey to find your rainbow again, no matter how big the storm may have been. Our lifestyles can be so busy and overwhelming, leaving us feeling drained, counselling offers you a break from this. You deserve to be heard, understood and accepted for who you are regardless of what you may have been through in life.
01302 490585 View 01302 490585
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Lindsay Manfredi Counselling & Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
Hello & Welcome. I often meet people when they are at a point in their lives where life is feeling a struggle and uncomfortable. Feeling overwhelmed, out of control and unsure how to deal with the uneasy feelings that are being carrying around. Anxiety, depression, low mood, lack of motivation, panic, family breakdowns, relationship issues or endings, betrayal and loss are some of the issues that can evoke these experiences. I provide a warm, down to earth caring environment for you to have space to speak, be seen and heard, without the fear of judgement. You may be looking to gain some understanding of what is happening for you.
Hello & Welcome. I often meet people when they are at a point in their lives where life is feeling a struggle and uncomfortable. Feeling overwhelmed, out of control and unsure how to deal with the uneasy feelings that are being carrying around. Anxiety, depression, low mood, lack of motivation, panic, family breakdowns, relationship issues or endings, betrayal and loss are some of the issues that can evoke these experiences. I provide a warm, down to earth caring environment for you to have space to speak, be seen and heard, without the fear of judgement. You may be looking to gain some understanding of what is happening for you.
01909 492342 View 01909 492342
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Ainsley Procter
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Retford DN22
Are you navigating a difficult time right now? Are you struggling to cope with emotions and life decisions? Are you looking to work through things to bring about a positive change in a relationship or feeling low or anxious? Starting therapy could be the answer to begin to untangle your thoughts and get to where you would like to be.
Are you navigating a difficult time right now? Are you struggling to cope with emotions and life decisions? Are you looking to work through things to bring about a positive change in a relationship or feeling low or anxious? Starting therapy could be the answer to begin to untangle your thoughts and get to where you would like to be.
01909 492588 View 01909 492588

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Dr Sarah Toft Flourish Psychological Services Ltd
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Gainsborough DN21
Having worked for 20 years in the NHS and in recent years within my private practice, I have a wealth of experience working with adults to improve their Psychological well-being, addressing a range of areas, including; anxiety, insomnia, panic, depression, self esteem, relationship concerns, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), etc. If you wish to make changes in your life, to feel calmer, more confident and less down, then therapy could help you with this.
Having worked for 20 years in the NHS and in recent years within my private practice, I have a wealth of experience working with adults to improve their Psychological well-being, addressing a range of areas, including; anxiety, insomnia, panic, depression, self esteem, relationship concerns, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), etc. If you wish to make changes in your life, to feel calmer, more confident and less down, then therapy could help you with this.
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Sally Moore
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Worksop S80
Are you experiencing any of the following: anxiety, depression, PTSD symptoms, or phobias? Perhaps you are wanting to work out why patterns keep repeating in your relationships, or maybe you are a couple wanting to improve communication and intimacy. I am counsellor and trauma therapist, offering therapy to individuals, couples and groups. My main approach is a type of therapy called Transactional Analysis, which can be used to help us to understand ourselves and our relationships better, and find ways to make the changes we want. I also offer EMDR, a NICE approved therapy, for PTSD, Phobias, Anxiety, and many other issues.
Are you experiencing any of the following: anxiety, depression, PTSD symptoms, or phobias? Perhaps you are wanting to work out why patterns keep repeating in your relationships, or maybe you are a couple wanting to improve communication and intimacy. I am counsellor and trauma therapist, offering therapy to individuals, couples and groups. My main approach is a type of therapy called Transactional Analysis, which can be used to help us to understand ourselves and our relationships better, and find ways to make the changes we want. I also offer EMDR, a NICE approved therapy, for PTSD, Phobias, Anxiety, and many other issues.
0114 478 2078 View 0114 478 2078

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Trauma and PTSD Counsellors

When should I seek treatment for trauma?

Not everyone who undergoes trauma needs therapy to heal, but many do. If, after experiencing a traumatic event, you find yourself struggling with symptoms such as nightmares, dissociation, irritability, or emotional numbness—especially if these symptoms last more than a month and are severe enough to interfere with your daily functioning—you may benefit from seeking out therapy with a trauma-informed provider.

How long does trauma therapy take?

Different types of therapy for trauma unfold on different timelines. Prolonged exposure therapy and cognitive processing therapy, for example, each take about three months, while trauma-informed CBT may last anywhere from 8 to 25 sessions. Other approaches, especially those that are less structured or that incorporate elements from multiple modalities, may be more open-ended, though many patients report feeling better within the first few months of treatment.

What happens if trauma is left untreated?

Unaddressed trauma can have serious—even devastating—effects on relationships, career, and day-to-day functioning. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can lead people to distrust or lash out at others, making it difficult to maintain intimate relationships; it can also trigger symptoms such as flashbacks or hyperreactivity that can interfere with a person’s ability to function effectively, personally and/or professionally. Some sufferers turn to drugs to find relief. Symptoms may lessen on their own with time, but there is no guarantee that PTSD will resolve on its own.

Can PTSD come back after treatment?

It is possible for PTSD symptoms to recur months or years after successful treatment. This is because, like most mental health disorders, it is not possible to “cure” PTSD, and stressful life events may cause symptoms to recur in even the most resilient individuals. There is no shame in re-experiencing PTSD symptoms nor in returning to therapy when such relapses occur; indeed, many forms of trauma therapy explicitly encourage periodic “maintenance sessions” to reinforce coping skills and ensure that symptoms stay manageable.