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Trauma Specialist

Integrated MD Care

Palliative Care & Counseling located in Del Mar, CA

Overcoming trauma can be difficult, especially if you’re not receiving the right kind of treatment. At Integrated MD Care in Del Mar, California, Bob Uslander, MD, and Rev. Elizabeth Semenova, MSW, MTS, lead a caring therapy team that offers customized care plans to help you address the effects of a traumatic event. Through talk therapy and personalized services, you can learn to cope with your anxieties and fears and receive the support you need to move forward. Call Integrated MD Care or request a consultation through the online booking system today to learn more about services for trauma.

Trauma Q & A

What is trauma?

Trauma describes scary, violent, or life-threatening events that happen to anyone, including youth, adults, and older adults. The event may involve you directly or be someone you know.

Common examples of trauma include:

  • Physical abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Emotional neglect
  • Death of a loved one

You can also experience trauma due to circumstances in the household, such as violence, substance abuse, or mental illness.

Traumatic events can have a significant and long-lasting impact on your physical, emotional, and mental health and lead to overwhelming feelings of fear or anxiety.

Everyone interprets their experiences in unique and personal ways, so it’s important to address the situation with professional help as early as possible. Without the right care, trauma can result in long-term complications.

What services are available for trauma?

The experienced therapy team at Integrated MD Care offers therapeutic services to address trauma for people of all ages. The team most commonly sees spouses and adult children of end-of-life patients, but they support all ages, including youth, adults, and older adults.

Through talk therapy, the therapists focus on unraveling the many emotions you feel because of a traumatic experience. Based on your individual needs, the therapy team customizes a plan that may include other services to promote physical and mental health.

When should I seek treatment for trauma?

If you’re struggling with the overwhelming emotions of a trauma, it’s important to seek treatment as soon as possible. With timely treatment, the Integrated MD Care team can reduce your risk for long-term complications, such as anxiety, depression, and chronic stress disorder.

Signs and symptoms of traumatic stress differ from person to person. You should consider scheduling a consultation at Integrated MD Care if you notice changes in your behavior or personality, such as:

  • Anger
  • Isolation
  • Sadness
  • Mood swings
  • Risky behaviors
  • Drug or alcohol abuse

The counselors at Integrated MD Care provide comprehensive evaluations to determine what therapies and treatments are necessary for preserving your physical, mental, and emotional health. They continue working closely with you and provide 24/7 support through email, text, or phone calls.

If you need help overcoming the effects of trauma, schedule a consultation with the caring team at Integrated MD Care online or by phone today.

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