Trauma Therapy

Helping You Heal From the Inside Out

You Can Work Through Trauma Without Reliving It

When a person experiences a traumatic event that leaves a lasting mark physically, emotionally or psychologically, the effects can be long-lasting. You can suffer from emotional pain, confusion, post-traumatic stress and/or other lingering consequences for an extended duration. The goal of our therapy is for you to recognize what your body is doing without re-traumatizing or revisiting the event. Some types of trauma that people are often dealing with include:

  • Sexual or physical abuse
  • Car accidents
  • Robbery incidents
  • Natural disasters
  • Combat stress and PTSD
  • Sudden loss of a loved one

In Addition, Trauma Can Result From a History Of:

  • Being put down
  • Absent parents
  • Experiencing bullying
  • Constant fighting in the home
  • Parent or sibling who has an addiction

Trauma Symptoms Show Up Over Time As:

  • Hypervigilance (being on guard all of the time)
  • Hyperactivity
  • Exaggerated emotional and startle responses
  • Shame and lack of self worth
  • Difficulty dealing with stress
  • Panic attacks, anxiety, phobias
  • Feeling spaced out
  • Avoidance behaviors
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Change in sexual desire
  • Difficulty getting close to others
  • Excessive shyness
  • Excessive shyness
  • Inability to commit
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Asthma
  • Skin Conditions
  • Digestive problems
  • Feelings of depression or isolation

We Use A Variety of Techniques

Using the latest research in psychology, we approach trauma treatment using a variety of methods. A qualified therapist can help you learn coping skills. Emotional Freedom Technique, Mindfulness, Guided Meditation, Art, & Writing are just some of the approaches. In addition, techniques from Somatic Experiencing® can help you find the balance you’re seeking to regain. Inner healing and understanding can also be reached through meditation and Reiki, Internal Family Systems (IFS), and Transforming The Experience-Based Brain: An Integrative Neurodevelopment Approach to the Treatment of Developmental Trauma utilizing Transforming Touch® or Intentional Transforming Touch® (through telehealth). We work with families, individuals, and couples, of different cultural, religious, and ethnic backgrounds. We do work with the Orthodox Jewish and other faith-based communities. Learn more about our techniques by clicking on the hyperlinks or contacting us today.




11201 Healy St
Silver Spring, MD 20902

sherrie@sunshinecounselingmd.com
(240) 997-1612

moshe@sunshinecounselingmd.com
(305) 922-1951

Esti@sunshinecounselingmd.com
845-499-0267