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Instinctual Trauma Response Therapy in West Palm Beach, FL

Embrace healing, reclaim your life with Instinctual Trauma Response therapy. Our top-rated clinical trauma specialists are equipped to guide you through the intricate process of trauma response therapy. Trust in our compassionate expertise to assist you in activating natural healing mechanisms, fostering integration, and enabling you to reclaim your sense of self and well-being.

What Is a Trauma Response?

A trauma response is a natural biological reaction that happens after a traumatic event. When you experience a traumatic event, your body goes into a fight-or-flight response. Your body produces high levels of adrenaline and cortisol.

Too much adrenaline and cortisol can have negative effects such as:

Chronic depression, or experiencing multiple traumatic events, increases the risk for these physical ailments.

What Are the Phases of the Instinctual Trauma Response?

There are three phases of instinctual trauma response including:

The specific order of these trauma responses varies by person and depending on the nature of the trauma. 

Three Phases of Instinctual Trauma Response

Embrace Healing The Power of Trust in Therapeutic Relationships

“In my experience, the most effective aspect of therapy is the therapeutic relationship. Establishing trust between a client and clinician is the first step to healing.”

What Is the Instinctual Trauma Response (ITR) Method?

The ITR method helps clients activate and release the instinctual trauma response.

The ITR method involves:

IRT is a new therapy, but the research has shown promising results for reducing trauma symptoms. 

How to Stop Trauma Responses?

Once you are aware of your feelings, trauma responses, and negative beliefs, you can begin to decide what you want to change.

The steps involved in stopping a trauma response include:

In my experience of working with hundreds of clients, awareness is the first step in trauma healing.

What Kind of Therapist Do I Need for Trauma Response?

To help manage your trauma response, you want a therapist who specializes in trauma therapy.

Some things to look for in a therapist include:

Discover the path to healing your trauma responses with ITR Therapy. Our certified clinical trauma specialists in West Palm Beach, FL, are dedicated to helping you overcome the grip of trauma and embrace a life of empowerment. Ready to make a change? Contact us today and take the courageous step towards instinctual trauma response therapy for a brighter tomorrow.

Page Modified on Mar 11, 2024 by Liz Chelak (Trauma Therapist)

The information on this website is to provide a general information. In no way does any of the information provided reflect a definitive treatment advice. It is important to consult a best in class trauma counselor in WPB regarding ANY questions or issues. A thorough evaluation should ALWAYS be performed for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Be sure to call your local trauma therapist, to schedule a assessment.