Trauma and PTSD Therapists in Sonoma, CA

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Kayla Ann Dale
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
4 Endorsed
Verified
4 Endorsed
As a client-centered and trauma -informed counselor, I work from a place of empathy and deep understanding.
Currently accepting new clients! You are looking to make some positive changes in your life but are unsure of how or where to begin. You are open to counseling and willing to take small steps towards a happier and healthier version of yourself. Exploring the ways your thoughts or behaviors have been contributing to your distress is challenging, but you are committed to working towards your full potential. You might also be a parent who is struggling to find help for your child who has been acting out and are at a loss of what to do. Practice supervised by Vanessa Eyen, LMFT 81027
(707) 210-1601
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Sonoma, CA 95476
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Aubree Vance Tovrea
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
I'm a trauma informed therapist focused on creating a safe space for healing located in the heart of Sonoma, California and online.
Most of the time our support systems have a bias with what we are going through so we can't effectively work out what we want for ourselves because we are worried about how it will impact them. Sometimes we judge ourselves and notice continuous frustrating patterns causing chronic stress and unhappiness. Individual therapy is an opportunity to really drill down to your concern and work through it effectively and without judgment. Meeting with a therapist creates an opportunity to explore and heal a variety of relational issues including in work, families, and friends in a safe space with confidentiality.
(707) 283-7935
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Sonoma, CA 95476
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Kathy Allard
Psychologist, PhD, MFT, EMDR
Verified
Verified
My "typical" client is of high intelligence, creativity, ingenuity and kindness, who attempts to address issues that keep emerging, preventing them from being fully happy and at their best. These problems often include depression, anxiety, loss, childhood trauma , addictions, and relationship dissatisfaction. All too often, people emerge from childhood with wounds related to family turmoil, parental loss, abuse, neglect, abandonment and various addictions. The aftermath can be emotionally unrelenting, despite repeated attempts to make "external" fixes. Sharing your pain with a Psychologist in an emotionally safe environment can help start the healing process.
(650) 763-3397
Sonoma, CA 95476
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JoAnn Consiglieri
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified
Verified
Trauma work has been my specialty.
I taught elementary school, grades 4-8 for 17 years before going back to school to get my Masters and become a Marriage and Family Therapist. I have enjoyed working with mostly individual adults over the last 34 years and couples. I believe that the work of therapy is about the relationship we form with the therapist in our work to become whole and healthy adults. I am semi-retired, work one day a week still enjoying the work I do with my clients.
(707) 820-2617
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Sonoma, CA 95476
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Sara Brashear
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
The best way to see if a trauma informed approach to therapy such as EMDR might be beneficial to you is to give me a call so we discuss your specific concerns.
Traumatic experiences, whether the big ones everyone recognizes or the more subtle emotional injuries suffered by many, leave their mark. They may be hard to forget or make other things hard to remember. I work with you to feel better in the present moment and resolve the past. Areas that may benefit from the resolution of past difficulties are concentration, happiness, relationships and career success, among others.
(707) 721-4149
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Sonoma, CA 95476
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Not accepting new clients
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Dr. Philippe Kane
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Verified
I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist who has been practicing for 15 years. I specialize in treating anxiety, trauma , depression and couples conflict using evidence based modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I strive to incorporate a good sense of humor, patience and insight while we are working toward the changes you would like to see in your life. You deserve to be happy and comfortable in your skin and I can be an advocate by your side until then.
(415) 870-7116
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Sonoma, CA 95476
Not accepting new clients
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Alicia Cockrum, PsyD
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Verified
For more information about Psychological Assessment & Testing or Specialized Therapies for PTSD , Trauma , Loss and Bereavement offered by Dr.
Psychological Testing & Assessment: Dr. Alicia Cockrum specializes in building compassionate and collaborative clinical relationships with adult patients who desire psychological testing and diagnosis. Dr. Cockrum provides comprehensive psychological & therapeutic assessments specializing in the following areas: ADHD, PTSD Bariatric Surgery, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Immigration, and Work or School Disability Accommodations. Dr. Alicia Cockrum has over 15 years of clinical experience and expertise in the areas of Psychological Testing, PTSD , Grief, Evidence Based and Compassion Focused Therapies.
(707) 587-4080
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Sonoma, CA 95476
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Phylis Wakefield
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
My specialties are Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Trauma , Women's Issues,and Parenting Issues.
"Creating the life you truly want to live requires courage and tenacity. As a psychologist, coach, healer and entrepreneur, I am committed to 'walking my talk' and creating a joyous life for myself and others. My purpose in life is to encourage, inspire and support people to live their lives with Adventure, Joy, and Spirit and truly make a difference in this world." Phylis
(707) 986-8987
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Sonoma, CA 95476
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Rochelle Pratima Freeman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified
Verified
I believe we each have an innate capacity to heal. I enjoy working with a variety of issues and have an eclectic approach born out of 25 years experience. I work extensively with anxiety, grief and loss, trauma , life transitions and relationships. I also teach meditation, relaxation, and pain management. I create a climate of acceptance and safety in which exploration and communication can flourish.
(707) 574-8935
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Sonoma, CA 95476
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Rebecca Hines
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, APCC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I work with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, addiction, grief and loss, trauma , life transitions and family conflict.
Finding the right therapist can be a daunting process. There are a lot of people to choose from but connecting with the person who will be right for you is extremely important. In fact, research shows that the biggest predictor of successful therapy is the relationship that you have with your therapist. I am passionate about building a strong alliance with my clients, teaching them positive coping skills, and helping them to fully explore their current and past experiences to promote growth and bring about lasting change. I work from a person-centered perspective, which simply means that I take an empathetic, empowering approach.
(707) 532-0658
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Lily M. Rossman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I believe in the holistic approach to healing and integrate many different modalities, theories and techniques to tailor each session to your individual needs. I have trained in Attachment based EMDR, which I have found to be extremely helpful to shift old Traumas and PTSD symptoms. I offer somatic therapy, helping people connect their bodies to their emotions as well as meditation, mindfulness and lots of humor. I provide a really laid back atmosphere where it feels comfortable to share and be yourself.
(707) 238-5224
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Victoria Rohrer
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I spent several years working for a program providing short-term counseling and crisis intervention services for teens and adults struggling with depression, anxiety, suicidality, self-harm, homiciality, ADHD, grief and loss, identity issues and trauma .
I have a passion for working with adolescents & adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, suicidality, low self-esteem and codependency. I adhere to a Person-Centered counseling approach which means, therapy gets to be all about you, where you are valued and you can say what’s on your mind without fear of judgment. Therapy is a process that takes time, effort & a willingness to be vulnerable and self-reflect. But the biggest predictor of success in therapy is having a good relationship with your therapist, so why not give me a call for a free consultation.
(707) 509-8031
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Sonoma, CA 95476
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Annie Tanasugarn
PhD, CCTSA
As a psychologist and Certified Clinical Trauma & Relationship Specialist, I empower clients with histories of complex or relational trauma by providing them actionable tools that foster their Self-Discovery and healing. I have created my Self-Healing Through Self-Discovery Approach which is a breakthrough method that implements comprehensive, research-based strategies that promote lasting change while supporting my clients’ self-mastery. This revolutionary approach provides both psycho-educational and behavioral approaches that incorporate learning adaptive skills that target both interpersonal and intrapersonal well-being.
(720) 740-1097
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Sonoma, CA 95476
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Sarah Sherertz
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Effective support and stress relief is possible. I specialize in working with trauma , anxiety, body symptoms, divorce, grief and couples. Trauma can be overcome, relationships can dramatically improve, and physical symptoms can be effectively addressed. This is true even if you have been abused, neglected, traumatized, don't understand why you feel this way, have been living like this for years, are stuck in painful patterns and have tried everything else.
(415) 429-6893
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Sonoma, CA 95476
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Jeanne Ann Ruth
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
I am drawn to work with clients that are experiencing trauma reactions, a decrease in emotional stability or functioning, and a recurrence of feelings that may have appeared to have been resolved a long time ago.
Welcome ...Please know that you do not have to be alone. My therapy style provides a thoughtful, sensitive and safe space where you will feel heard and understood. I have years of experience and training in helping individuals to access their ability to heal from the impact of personal and societal trauma be it stigma, PTSD , childhood abuse, addictions, codependency, anxiety, depression or self-esteem. I believe that all individuals have the ability and desire to heal and improve their lives...it is a natural part of gaining wisdom, stability and self-fulfillment. I work both face to face in my office and provide teletherapy.
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Adam Kleinhenz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.
My entire therapeutic approach is based around your needs, your experiences, and your strengths. I won't assume I understand your situation. Instead, I will listen and get to know your unique experience. I won't dictate answers or determine your path. But I will be honest with you about what I see, and I'm not afraid to tell you when something isn't working. While I take pride in my education and experience, I am most proud of my ability to engage my clients, help them to feel comfortable, and earn their trust.
(925) 278-6480
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Heather Haley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
My practice is unique because I combine talk therapy with a powerful and gentle form of energy work called Soul Lightening Acupressure. I guide clients to focus on what arises naturally from their inner selves – physical sensations, emotions, thoughts, images – and together we use this inner wisdom as a guide for what needs healing and attention. The energy work will help you feel calm, centered, grounded, and connected with your higher self. As we allow the energy that is stuck in the body from trauma or stress to flow freely again, old patterns of thoughts and behaviors can clear, insights arise, and lasting healing can occur.
(707) 615-1428
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Liza Loofbourrow
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Congratulations on taking this step; I would be honored to help. I offer strengths-based, in-person therapy in the Phoenix area, and telehealth in California, using cognitive-behavioral techniques, inner-child work, EMDR and Exposure and Response Prevention. Specializations include Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, PTSD , addiction and recovery, and treating children and adolescents with anxiety. I am well-versed in 12-Step philosophy and love helping people thrive in their sobriety.
(707) 814-4594
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Sonoma, CA 95476
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Lorraine Crockford
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
My practice focuses on Type l & Type ll trauma . I am an approved provider for Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). In addition, I work with Cognitive Behavioral therapy (CBT) to address addictive issues associated with trauma & anxiety. I also work with Internal Family Systems (IFS). My orientation includes the soma (embodiment experience) and calming strategies for panic disorder. How you come to perceive your lifeworld from your family of origin, work and societal influences is of value to understand how to move forward. In session we will collaborate to scaffold a framework you wish to explore in a safe space for reflection.
(707) 341-6949
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Iris Herrero
Psychologist, PsyD, Art, Therapy
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
My work is based on an integrative, trauma informed approach to therapy that includes art therapy, somatic therapy and traditional psychotherapy.
Would you like to know yourself better? Do you want to change those old patterns that keep you stuck and dissatisfied? My approach to therapy includes trauma work, mindfulness, which will help you gain awareness of feelings, thoughts and behaviors that often contribute to anxiety, depression and self-doubt. I can support you in improving your relationships with yourself and others, develop your strengths and reach your life goals. Change is possible!
(707) 504-3897
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Trauma and PTSD Therapists

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.