Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Healing with Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is a proven psychological intervention that brings significant relief to children, adolescents, and their parents by effectively reducing or extinguishing trauma reactions. This evidence-based approach is specifically tailored to address negative beliefs, dysregulated emotions, and behaviors resulting from traumas like sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, domestic violence, traumatic loss, multiple traumas, medical traumas, and mass or natural disasters.

Key Features of TF-CBT:

  1. Comprehensive Trauma Treatment:  TF-CBT comprehensively tackles trauma-related responses in children, adolescents, and their caregivers.


  1. CBT Foundation:  Built upon a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) framework, TF-CBT targets unhelpful thoughts to enhance emotional and behavioral functioning.


  1. Age-Appropriate Approach:  Skillfully adapted for individuals aged 3-18, TF-CBT meets the unique needs of various developmental stages.


  1. Trauma Spectrum Coverage:  From sexual abuse to natural disasters, TF-CBT effectively addresses a spectrum of traumas, promoting holistic healing.


  1. Treatment Focus:  TF-CBT aims to improve emotional and behavioral functioning by directly addressing unhelpful thoughts and beliefs related to trauma(s). It provides a specialized and compassionate pathway to recovery for those exposed to at least one trauma.


Embark on a journey of healing and resilience with TF-CBT, where evidence-based strategies meet the unique needs of those affected by trauma.

Navigating Your TF-CBT Session: What to Anticipate

Curious about what unfolds during a TF-CBT session? Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect:

Warm Welcome:

Begin in a welcoming atmosphere, setting the stage for a safe and supportive therapeutic space.

Collaborative Exploration:

Engage in a collaborative exploration of thoughts, emotions, and behaviors related to trauma with a skilled TF-CBT therapist.

Targeted Intervention:

Experience interventions focused on alleviating negative beliefs and promoting emotional and behavioral well-being.

Skillful Adaptation:

Benefit from age-appropriate strategies skillfully adapted for individuals aged 3-18, addressing unique developmental needs.

Evidence-Based Approach:

Explore evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and exposure techniques tailored to enhance coping and resilience.

Tailored Recovery Pathway:

Embark on a personalized pathway to recovery, focusing on fostering healing and building resilience.

Whether you’re a child, adolescent, or caregiver, TF-CBT sessions are crafted to provide a compassionate and effective approach to trauma recovery. Prepare to engage in a journey of healing and empowerment.