Trauma Therapy Dealing with the Past to Create a Brighter Future

Significant negative events in our lives can literally shock the system, causing a great deal of stress and anxiety for those who have experienced it. People with trauma suffer from symptoms that may include depression, intrusive thoughts, emotional outbursts, and sleep disturbances which all negatively impact quality of life. But there is hope in the form of experiential therapy.

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Betrayal Trauma

Infidelity and other violations of trust can leave a lasting impact on a relationship. We help couples reconnect and re-discover intimacy.

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Sexual Trauma

We help survivors of sexual abuse, harassment, and rape learn to feel safe again and regain the ability to form loving, caring relationships.

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Violence, war, accidents, and even medical treatments can leave deep emotional wounds. EFT trauma treatment can help heal those wounds. 

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Emotionally Focused Therapy for Trauma Survivors

All trauma always involves relationships, regardless of the source of the trauma. Trauma disrupts the sense of security and safety a person feels within themselves and with others in the world. When a person undergoes substantial trauma, the brain's ability to process emotion can be negatively affected. Emotionally focused trauma therapy is particularly suited to help individuals and couples heal the relational wounds caused by traumatic experiences. EFT aims to help you process the traumatic event(s) and re-establish healthy connections and security that alleviate the fear, anxiety, and relational issues that result from traumatic experiences.


"HMT gave us a second chance, created the space each of us needed to work with each other again, and gave me the breathing room that I needed personally."

healed Client

"The HMT workshop reinforced the book and provided excellent video examples (behavioral examples) and the opportunity to discuss general partner dynamics as a group. Carol and the support therapists did a great job!"

A Happy Client

"Going through the HMT "process" has helped my husband and I communicate more effectively. Knowing what the demon dialogue does to us & how to stop our dance has been pivotal to us really letting each other in"

happy client

“Dr. Conrad is very professional and compassionate. We worked together as a team and she helped me heal in ways I never thought possible. As a result of therapy I am able to enjoy life to its fullest. I highly recommend Dr. Conrad.” 

A Satisfied Client

"We simply can’t recommend working with Dr. Carol enough! Our marriage had been struggling for a long time, and we went into counseling skeptical (but hopeful) that things could be different. After the Hold Me Tight workshop and hard work together with Carol, we are happier in our relationship, closer than we thought possible, and even better parents. We are eternally grateful to Dr. Carol and EFT; we know the tools we learned have saved our marriage!"

Hold Me Tight Couple

"Dr. Conrad was engaging and encouraging to us. she helped make the workshop a little easier to participate in. The topics at time were emotionally charging, but she was supportive."

refreshed client

"I think EVERY couple should do this!"

satisfied client

"If you are open, I guarantee you will learn how to create love and trust in this workshop!"

A happy client

The HMT was a great place to open up and really explore our relationship & feelings in a safe & encouraging environment."

Hold Me Tight Couple

"Well worth the time!"

A Satisfied Client

"HMT helped us find the core of our relationship difficulty."

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Frequently Asked Questions About Trauma Therapy

Finding a therapist is a big step toward unpacking your trauma and starting to heal. Check out these FAQs, and get in touch with us if you have additional questions. 

Ready to Begin Your Healing Journey?

Over the past 30 years, many research studies continue to prove the effectiveness of EFT and its ability to transform the lives of couples and individuals alike. Whether you're new to therapy or you've tried every method in the book, everyone can benefit from this transformative practice.