Trauma Counselling In Melbourne


Complex Trauma Treatment Trauma Psychologists In Melbourne

At the Centre for Clinical Psychology in Melbourne, we know trauma therapy. 

We work with people who have experienced a range of traumatic events. This includes victims of sexual assault and childhood trauma, as well as those who have been involved in life threatening situations, natural disasters or workplace accidents. We also work with emergency service personnel. Most of all, we understand that it takes great courage to seek help.

All members of our team are trained in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) which is backed by research as an effective treatment for trauma/posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  

We have also trained nearly 600 health professionals in CPT across Australia, and thus we are highly skilled in helping people recover from trauma. Our team of psychologists understand how to treat trauma / complex trauma. 

How trauma can affect mental health?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex trauma/CPTSD are serious mental health conditions that can develop after a person experiences or witnesses a traumatic event. This might include physical or sexual assault, war, natural disasters, or accidents.

The symptoms of PTSD can vary from person to person, but they often include:

  • High levels of arousal, irritability, feeling on edge, difficulty relaxing
  • Flashbacks, nightmares, intrusive thoughts
  • Avoidance behaviours – attempts to stay away from reminders of the traumatic event
  • Feelings of shame, guilt, anger and sadness

If you or someone you know is experiencing these symptoms, it’s important to seek the help of a highly trained mental health professional. The Centre for Clinical Psychology Melbourne has a reputation for providing effective, targeted counselling and treatment for PTSD / complex trauma. We have helped many people recover. 

What is trauma counselling?

The research shows that talking therapy is the most effective ways to recover from posttraumatic stress disorder. At the Centre for Clinical Psychology, our Melbourne-based team of trauma counsellors use Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) with trauma survivors. This is one of the most effective and respected treatment options for those living with PTSD.

Book an appointment

To see one of our Carlton-based trauma psychologists, you can call the Centre for Clinical Psychology on 03 9077 0122 or book online. We provide in-person appointments and TeleHealth appointments.

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You can download an information sheet in pdf format here: What is Trauma