Trauma can enter our lives in several ways. It can come in the form of abuse or neglect, natural disasters, car or sports related injuries or any other life event such as parental divorce and chronic medical conditions that has an adverse distressing effect on a person. The Kraft Group offers one of the best counseling services in the area for trauma recovery. Using a strength based, trauma informed lens the therapists at The Kraft Group can create individualized approaches to help you or your loved one recover from traumatic experiences. In addition to traditional individual and group therapy, TKG has highly trained trauma therapists who specialize in providing specific evidenced based trauma treatments such as EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, and TF-CBT, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, is a highly effective form of psychotherapy that utilizes components from a variety of treatment modalities. These therapeutic elements are then combined with bilateral stimulation techniques such as rapid eye movements. This process is believed to be so successful because of its ability to stimulate the brain’s Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) system. By targeting memories that have been mal-adaptively stored in our brains EMDR helps clients reprocess them and paves the pathway for growth. EMDR is an evidenced based treatment modality and research shows that it is highly successful for treating distressing past events and current life conditions.
TF-CBT, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, is an evidenced based treatment approach to working with children and adolescents who have been exposed to or are victims of childhood trauma, natural disasters or any life event that causes distress for a child. TF-CBT draws from and utilizes components from several treatment perspectives including Family Therapy, Attachment Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Interventions. TF-CBT works closely with both the child and the parent in counseling so that the family can heal, grow, and move forward together.