If you’re seeking out professional help for your PTSD-related symptoms, online trauma therapy can be an effective solution. Not only does the convenience of online counselling make it easily accessible, but the ability to access therapy from your own safe space can provide comfort for many people. Experienced counselling psychologist Dr Kat Aguilera provides online trauma counselling for those with trauma, complex trauma and PTSD, which includes online EMDR therapy and online trauma-focused CBT. Here, we’ve listed four ways you can establish a sense of safety and connection, in order to get the most from online trauma therapy.
- Find a Private & Safe Space.
Because confidentiality is a key aspect of therapy, it’s important to make sure that you are located in a safe, private space for your online session. This will mean that you feel more open and relaxed to talk.
- Ensure You Are Comfortable.
Once you have found your safe space, make sure that you are comfortable – this could mean sitting in a comfy chair, wearing warm clothes, or even having a blanket or hot water bottle with you. Your comfort is especially key for effective online trauma counselling.
- Stay Present in the Sessions.
It’s also important during online trauma counselling to stay present in the sessions. To do this, you could invite a calming pet into your safe space, or perhaps have a small collection of items which can help you to stay grounded – these could include anything from scented candles to sensory touch objects.
- Give Yourself Time to Reflect After Sessions.
Following your online trauma therapy session, it’s a good idea to set aside some time, where you may wish to go for a walk or use some of your learnt counselling tools. This will help you to reflect on what you have learnt, before stepping into other aspects of your daily life.
Access Online Trauma Counselling
To find out more information about online trauma therapy, or to book your initial online consultation with Dr Kat Aguilera, contact us today. Call us on 07919911501, or email us at email@example.com.