Episode 05: Is counseling right for me?
In therapy, you may learn new coping skills, ways to deal with your feelings, and strategies for managing stress. Not everyone who has a trauma history needs therapy. This is about personal choice, so if it is one you are thinking about here are some things to ruminate upon. In this episode Casey interview Theo, a survivor and CSU student who has experience in seeking therapy. She will also speak with Jennifer Brandsma, a counselor at the CSU Health Network, about her work with survivors.
Resources mentioned in the show:
- The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk
- CSU Health Network
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) at 1.800.662.HELP (4357) search for a local treatment center using their locator tool.
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