When you have experienced trauma, it can be excruciating. You may feel at a loss as to how to process what you have been through or how you can even start to heal. You may have spent most of your life trying to avoid the trauma you had experienced as a child, only to have it resurface over and over again, disrupting your ability to function and live a life consistent with what matters most to you. You just want to experience a sense of safety, connection, and security again. But the impact of trauma can cut deep. Even if you feel lost, or if your trauma happened years ago, there are steps you can take to overcome the pain, learn to trust and connect to others again, there is hope.
At Clear Direction Psychological Services, Dr. Smyth believes in the unwavering ability of an individual to heal and grow after facing adversity. Dr. Smyth is aware of the complex impact that trauma has on a person's suffering and how it shapes a person's efforts to cope. Dr. Smyth also knows that recovery is only possible where there is understanding and compassionate help. Dr. Smyth cultivates an environment that provides safety, understanding, and non-judgmental acceptance. She helps individuals heal, grow and realize their full potential after experiencing adversity. She provides you the opportunity to take back your life.
Dr. Smyth is a competent, experienced, and empathetic psychologist who is extensively trained in trauma-informed treatment. Dr. Smyth approaches each case individually, assessing your needs first, then collaboratively creating an individualized treatment plan that fits your goals, and fosters healing and growth.
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Types of Trauma Treated:
- physical and/or emotional abuse
- being a victim of a crime
- chronic exposure to hardship
- growing up in a harsh environment/childhood abuse & neglect
- high risk professions who are exposed to frequent traumas
- e.g., Emergency Medical Services/Ambulance Personnel (Paramedics, EMT's, and First Responders), Police Officers, Firefighters, Healthcare Professionals (Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists, Medical Assistants,Surgical Assistance/Surgical Technologists, etc.), Military Personnel, Employees in Prison and Jail Settings, and Teachers
- witnessing a loved one get hurt or losing a loved one
- domestic violence / domestic abuse
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