How We Can Help
Programs to Meet Your Needs
Our programs are designed to help our clients on a per need basis. We understand everyone is different and has had different life experiences. We take this into consideration when deciding on our clients needed level of care.
You and your therapist may also choose to clear your lingering pain through Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) and/or Somatic Experiencing Therapy. EMDR treatment can help you use both your mind and body to change your perception of past trauma and remove your triggers to your painful memories, while Somatic Experiencing sessions will focus on releasing the trauma that has built up in your body. Because the pain of trauma is held in the body, these comprehensive mind-body approaches can bring you relief at your very core.
Mindfulness exercises, such as breathing techniques, can be especially helpful in overcoming trauma because they work to relieve pain stored in both the mind and body.The therapists at the Omega Recovery of Austin are well-trained in a variety of trauma counseling approaches. Even though you may now feel stuck and hopeless to change, the truth is that with the help of a skilled therapist, you can find relief from the physical and emotional effects of
Outpatient programs are suitable for clients who need access to their lives while undergoing treatment. They may have financial or logistical responsibilities that make inpatient treatment impractical. The quality of care is the same, just spread out over a longer time-frame.
When a client begins treatment for PTSD and/or Trauma issue(s), a counselor will need to determine the proper course of treatment. An inpatient mental health treatment option is preferable if the patient is having difficulty coping with the outside world.
PTSD and Trauma
A Program Designed for You.
At Omega Recovery, we have worked with countless clients with PTSD and trauma. We understand that recovery is only possible if the underlying trauma is treated and resolved. We also know that your trauma is yours, and that your path to recovery will be unique.
There is no single definition of trauma, and what is traumatic to one person may not be to another. Any of the following experiences can be traumatic:
- Emotional, sexual or physical abuse
- Catastrophic injury or illness
- Rape or assault
- Domestic violence
- Natural disasters
- Witnessing violence
- Loss of a loved one
What these events share is that they leave the individual feeling emotionally, cognitively, and physically overwhelmed. The resulting PTSD and traumatized, very normal reactions to these very abnormal experiences. Nonetheless, the inability to cope with everyday life and the pervasive state of fear and anxiety that result are not things that can simply be thought away.