Trauma COUNSELING

WHAT IS TRAUMA?

Trauma is a psychological or emotional response to any distressing or life-threatening event. This can refer to a wide range of life events. Some examples of life events that may cause trauma are a life-altering accident, illness or injury, losing a loved one, or divorce.

Because our experiences are subjective and there is such a wide variety of the types of trauma that one can experience, psychologists use the word “trauma” as more of a blanket to term.

TRAUMA SYMPTOMS

Shock and denial are typical reactions at the time of a traumatic event. However a trauma survivor may experience other symptoms long term. Some of these symptoms are:

  • Anger
  • Persistent feelings of sadness and despair
  • Flashbacks
  • Feelings of isolation and hopelessness
  • Physical symptoms, such as nausea and headaches
  • Survivor’s Guilt

In many cases, trauma survivors can develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. Those with PTSD have persistent thoughts and memories about their traumatic experience and lasting severe trauma symptoms.

TREATMENT FOR TRAUMA

Because everyone’s experience of trauma is different, every trauma treatment is unique and tailored to the trauma survivor. The following therapies are effective in treating trauma:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Talk Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • EDMR

These modalities can be used in conjunction with each other to treat both the conscious and unconscious mind.

WHY SEEK HELP?

It is important to know that you are not alone and it is possible to heal from psychological and emotional trauma. Working with a counselor who specializes in trauma can help you cope with your trauma in a healthy way and help you learn to feel safe again.

Trauma Therapists at Gibson Counseling

Alyssandra Livingston-Shelburne, LPC, RPT

Alyssandra Livingston-Shelburne, LPC, RPT

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Location: South Round Rock

Insurances Accepted:  Aetna/Aetna EAP, Beacon Options, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana, Tricare, Multiplan/PHCS, Sendero, Triwest, United Health Care(Optum/Optum EAP, UMR, Oscar, Allsavers)

Accepting New Clients: No

Expertise: Kids (5 yrs and older) and Individual adults (no couples)

Amber Clemens, LMFT

Amber Clemens, LMFT

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Location: South Round Rock

Insurances Accepted:  Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Beacon,Humana, Multiplan/PHCS, Sendero, Triwest, Tricare, United Health Care (Optum/Optum EAP, UMR, Oscar, Allsavers)

Accepting New Clients: NO (Video and in office)

Expertise: Kids (14 yrs and older), Adults and Couples

Sherry Whiteside, LPC

Sherry Whiteside, LPC

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Location: South Round Rock

Insurances Accepted:  Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Beacon Options, Humana, Multiplan/PHCS, Sendero, Triwest, Tricare, United Health Care (Optum/Optum EAP, UMR, Oscar, Allsavers)

Accepting New Clients: NO

Expertise: Adults, couples and kids

Amanda Durst, LPC

Amanda Durst, LPC

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Location:Cedar Park

Insurances Accepted:  Aetna/Aetna EAP, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Beacon Options, United Health Care (optum, UMR, Oscar, Allsavers)/United Health Care EAP), Humana, Multiplan/PHCS, Sendero, Tricare, Triwest

Accepting New Clients: Yes-Video only(DOES NOT SEE TEENAGE BOYS)

Expertise:Kids (5 yr and up), Female Adults and Couples (DOES NOT SEE TEENAGE BOYS)

Sally Guerra, LPC

Sally Guerra, LPC

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Location: Cedar Park

Insurances Accepted: Aetna/Aetna EAP, Beacon Options/Beacon EAP, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana, Multiplan/PHCS, Sendero, Tricare,  Triwest, United Health Care (Optum/Optum EAP, UMR, Oscar, Allsavers)

Accepting New Clients: YES -Video only

Expertise: Kids (5yr and up), Adults and Couples

Andrew Lipinski, LPC

Andrew Lipinski, LPC

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Location: Cedar Park

Insurances Accepted: Aetna/Aetna EAP, Beacon Options, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana, Multiplan/PHCS, Sendero, Tricare, Triwest, United Health Care(Optum/Optum EAP, UMR, Oscar, Allsavers)

Accepting New Clients: No  (Video and in office)

Expertise:Kids (5 yr and up) and Adults (no couples)

Danielle Linders, NCC, LPC, LCDC

Danielle Linders, NCC, LPC, LCDC

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Location: North Round Rock

Insurances Accepted: Aetna/Aetna EAP, Beacon Options, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana, Multiplan/PHCS, Sendero, Tricare, Triwest, United Health Care (Optum/Optum EAP, UMR, Oscar, Allsavers)

Accepting New Clients: No

Expertise: Adults and Couples

Paulina Pina, LPC

Paulina Pina, LPC

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Location: North Round Rock

Insurances Accepted: Aetna/Aetna EAP, Beacon Options, Blue Cross Blue Shield,  Humana, Multiplan/PHCS, Sendero, Tricare, Triwest, United Health Care (Optum/Optum EAP, UMR, Oscar, Allsavers)

Accepting New Clients: No

Expertise:Kids (8 yrs and older), Adults and Couples

Sheryl Stiffler, LMFT

Sheryl Stiffler, LMFT

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Location: Cedar Park

Insurances Accepted:  Aetna/Aetna EAP, BCBS, Beacon, Humana, Multiplan/PHCS, Sendero, Tricare, Triwest, United Health Care (Optum/Optum EAP, UMR, Oscar, Allsavers)

Accepting New Clients: No

Expertise: Kids (6 yr and up), Adults and Couples

Whitney Woodby, LPC

Whitney Woodby, LPC

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Location: North Round Rock

Insurances Accepted: Aetna/Aetna EAP, Beacon Options, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana, Multiplan/PHCS,  Sendero, Tricare, Triwest, United Health Care (Optum/Optum EAP, UMR, Oscar, Allsavers)

Accepting New Clients: No -video counseling and in person

Expertise: Kids (13 yrs and older), Adults and Couples

Kyle Dickerson, LMFT

Kyle Dickerson, LMFT

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Location: North Round Rock

Insurances Accepted: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna/Aetna EAP, Multiplan/PHCS, Tricare, Triwest, Humana, United Health Care (Optum/Optum EAP, UMR, Oscar, Allsavers), Sendero

Accepting New Clients: No (Video and in office)

Expertise:Kids (10 yrs and older), Adults and Couples

Mario J. Gonzalez, LPC

Mario J. Gonzalez, LPC

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Location: South Round Rock

Insurances Accepted: Beacon Options, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana, Multiplan/PHCS, Sendero, Tricare, United Health Care (Optum/Optum EAP, UMR, Oscar, Allsavers).  Please check with your insurance company to determine if video therapy or "teletherapy" is covered. Many insurances offer teletherapy at the same cost as a traditional office visit.

Accepting New Clients:  YES

Expertise: Adults and couples

Dayle Malen, LCSW, M.Ed.

Dayle Malen, LCSW, M.Ed.

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Location: South Round Rock

Insurances Accepted: Aetna/Aetna EAP, Beacon Options, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana, Multiplan/PHCS, Sendero, Tricare, Triwest, United Health Care(Optum/Optum EAP, UMR, Oscar, Allsavers)

Accepting New Clients: Yes (No Substance abuse or history of addiction/excessive use. No Eating Disorders) VIDEO THERAPY ONLY AT THIS TIME

Expertise: Adults and couples

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