Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. A trauma-informed therapist is rooted in the belief that emotionally stressful and overwhelming life experiences are often the cause of psychological, emotional, and/or behavioral concerns.
More specifically, it is important to look at the developmental stage in which trauma(s) occurred, so the effects on brain and identity development can be assessed and treated, as needed.
A therapist who is adoption-informed is also trauma-informed. Most importantly the therapist is willing to apply a trauma-informed lens to adoption, adoptees, first parents, and beyond. In addition, the therapist must have a commitment to anti-oppression work and will apply this work to the adoptee's identity. Finally, to be adoption-informed means that the therapist centers the adoptee in the adoption constellation.
Therapeutic modalities and interventions have shifted with the times. Telehealth sessions are held from the safety of your own home at a time that is convenient for you within the state of Texas.