Command Post Wellness offers effective counseling treatments to help first responders in Orange County deal with trauma and build resilience.
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Benefits of Trauma Counseling for First Responders
Counseling is all about learning about a specific condition impacting a person. It helps the individual learn more about themselves and acquire new skills needed to tackle the problem. Counseling can help first responders manage their feelings around experiences encountered in the line of duty.
The following are potential benefits of trauma counseling for first responders:
How Our Trauma Treatment Helps
Experiences from traumatic events can affect physical, mental, or behavioral health. Generally, trauma can make one more vulnerable to several mental health problems, such as anxiety, depression, suicide, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Trauma, if not managed, can also impact one's physical health several years down the line.
First responders are often placed in critical incidents in their line of work. As a result, first responders face exposure to trauma as a part of their job. Emergency responders may struggle with a variety of issues related to substance abuse and mental health as a result of traumatic experiences. The following are some of the ways trauma affects first responders:
When to Get Help for Trauma
In most patients, the symptoms of trauma start within one month of a traumatic event. However, sometimes symptoms may not appear until years after. As mentioned earlier, these symptoms can interfere with one's ability to perform routine daily tasks. It can also cause significant problems in social and work situations.
One should seek help if they are experiencing the following symptoms of intrusive memories:
Trauma Counseling We Offer
Our Modern-Day Heroes
First responders and public safety employees are our modern-day heroes, which can come at a significant psychological price. The first responder regularly experiences on-the-job trauma in which risking their lives daily is just part of the job.
We have a team which assists first responders on a path to healing through innovative therapeutic modalities. Command Post Wellness prioritizes the mental health of our first responders and public safety employees.
To learn more about if Command Post Wellness is right for you,
and what to expect, contact us Today!