Welcome to Karen Sprinkel Individual & Family Trauma Therapy Corporation

Healing is possible

Trauma Therapy

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Approach

We all experience life events that change us. Therapy can help the healing process by incorporating your suffering into your life in a positive way. Therapy is especially helpful if you have a trauma, a significant loss, a relationship or a childhood memory that seems to invade every part of your day. Sometimes there may be other events in your life you can not seem to get past, and you feel stuck. Psychotherapy is when your inner exploration is witnessed by a trained & skilled practitioner who offers insight into possible motives, unconscious conditioning & actions that have effects on your life.



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Trauma Treatment Focus

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) & Brainspotting are very effective tools to help process areas in your life you are feeling stuck. You can regenerate your self, & experience life in a new way. EMDR and Brainspotting are neurobiologically based therapy models using bilateral stimulation and/or brain spots that help you process disturbing & upsetting memories & thoughts in a new & less upsetting way.  

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Somatic Treatment

SE (Somatic Experiencing) is another effective treatment to help bring symptom relief to the way body stores unprocessed trauma, or any other felt sense somatic experience of overwhelm, anxiety, panic, spaciness or fear. Through the guidance of observing & facilitating subtle involuntary motor movements to conscious completion, we can feel restored and renewed with symptom relief.

How Therapy Can Help With...

Feeling Stuck

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Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment, you are able to help recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life. 

 

Trauma & PTSD

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Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Hypervigilance, panic, and jumpiness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. Brain based therapy can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief and healing. 

 

Grief & Existential Despair

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Grief and spiritual counseling can be beneficial when you are looking to strengthen your connection to life, throughout all stages and losses. Therapy sessions are a supportive place to discuss issues and solutions to better strengthen your relationship to yourself and the world around you.     

Affiliations

Member of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association

Certified EMDR Therapist

Member of Somatic Experiencing Institute

SE Practitioner

Member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Member of Psychology Today

Member of Vipassana Therapists Directory

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3511 Monterey Blvd Oakland, CA 94619 US

(510) 918-8424

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