Getting the Right Support
We recommend that all our clients get the right professional support for their wellbeing particularly during the process of making a claim.
Specifically we recommend that clients:
talk to and follow the advice from their GP;
follow the advice of their psychiatrist (if any); and
see a qualified psychologist with experience in treating the type of trauma they have experienced.
To find a suitable qualified psychologist, clients may find the follow links useful:
Further, a psycho dynamic psychotherapy process may be helpful for some people. See the following link.
If you or someone close to you is in need of urgent help, then the following services can help:
(press the button to direct dial from your mobile phone)
Trauma has a deep impact on the lives of survivors. It’s associated with mental and physical health problems, including substance abuse.
And neuroscience is showing that trauma has a distinct effect on memory—a traumatic memory is quite different from a normal memory.
Mental health services now realise that early trauma must be taken into account as an essential part of recovery from mental distress.
We know that childhood trauma can cause ongoing psychological and mental health issues into adult life, but how much do we know about the physical impact it has?
Dr Nadine Burke Harris is a US-based paediatrician who has devoted her career to exploring how adverse childhood experiences affect our biology.