Whether It's The Sudden Death Of A Loved One, Suffering An Assault, Abuse, Or Other
Crime, Losing A Job, Being In An Accident, Or Any Other Type Of Traumatic Incident,
The Results Can Affect YourMental Health And Emotional Wellbeing.
Online, Phone, & In-Office Appointments Available
At Wholeness Psychology Centre, our team specializes in trauma and PTSD and has the knowledge, training, and experience to help you.

We provide treatment for all kinds of traumas, including car accidents, the sudden death of a loved one, sexual assaults, other violent crimes, abuse, combat trauma, and more. And we offer therapy using the most effective and innovative treatment methods.

If you have experienced any of the following, then you may be suffering from the effects of trauma:

  • Workplace injury 
  • Concussion trauma
  • Natural disasters
  • ​Military related trauma
  • ​Moving to a new location
  • ​Abuse or assault trauma
  • ​Witnessing a suicide
  • ​Discovering a deceased person
  • ​Surgical trauma
  • ​Serious illnesses
  • ​Past childhood abuse or neglect
  • ​COVID stress/anxiety
  • ​And much more
With Wholeness Psychology, you are in a safe,
compassionate, and nonjudgmental environment.
We are solutions-focused, helping you create a unique plan for healing. Because here, you can pull the pieces together
and find the relief that you are looking for. We will support you to move on from trauma and its effects on you and your life.
YOU CAN experience FREEdom in your life.
At Wholeness Psychology Centre, our team specializes in trauma and PTSD and has the knowledge, training, and experience to help you.

We provide treatment for all kinds of traumas, including car accidents, the sudden death of a loved one, sexual assaults, other violent crimes, abuse, combat trauma, and more. And we offer therapy using the most effective and innovative treatment methods.

If you have experienced any of the following, then you may be suffering from the effects of trauma:

  • Workplace injury 
  • Concussion trauma
  • Natural disasters
  • ​Military related trauma
  • ​Moving to a new location
  • ​Abuse or assault trauma
  • ​Witnessing a suicide
  • ​Discovering a deceased person
  • ​Surgical trauma
  • ​Serious illnesses
  • ​Past childhood abuse or neglect
  • ​COVID stress/anxiety
  • ​And much more
WITH WHOLENESS PSYCHOLOGY, YOU ARE IN A SAFE, COMPASSIONATE, AND NONJUDGMENTAL ENVIRONMENT.
We are solutions-focused, helping you create a unique plan for healing. Because here, you can pull the pieces together
and find the relief that you are looking for. We will support you to move on from trauma and its effects on you and your life.
YOU CAN experience FREEdom in your life.
Or Call: (587) 797-2700
Online, Phone, & In-Office Appointments Available

What Are Some Of The Signs And Symptoms of Trauma?

Trauma symptoms can show up as emotional and/or physical disturbance or a general feeling that something is wrong. See the list below for some examples.
Trauma symptoms can show up as emotional and/or physical disturbance or a general
feeling that something is wrong. See the list below for some examples.
Emotional Symptoms
  • Shock, denial, confusion
  • Lack of self-worth
  • ​Anxiety and/or Depression
  • ​Irritability
  • ​Difficulty concentrating
  • ​Struggle to form or maintain healthy relationships
  • ​Inability to complete normal daily functions
  • ​Withdrawing from others
Physical Symptoms
  • Sleeplessness or excessive sleeping
  • ​Lack of energy
  • ​Flashbacks or nightmares of the traumatic incident
  • ​Memory issues
  • ​Aches and pains
  • ​Tense muscles
  • ​Avoiding situations that remind you of the trauma
If you or someone you care about, is experiencing these symptoms,
get in touch today.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder, commonly known as PTSD, can happen
to anyone who has been through a traumatic situation.
Being involved in or even witnessing disturbing, shocking, or painful events like car accidents,
assault or abuse, serious or life-threatening injuries or illnesses, violent crime,
and more can cause you to develop PTSD.
Being involved in or even witnessing disturbing, shocking, or painful events like car accidents, assault or abuse, serious or life-threatening injuries or illnesses, violent crime, and more can cause you to develop PTSD.

What Are The Signs & Symptoms Of PTSD?

Below are some common signs and symptoms that you may be experiencing PTSD.
These symptoms can come on immediately after the event or can even show up much
later (even years later):
Below are some common signs and symptoms that you may be experiencing PTSD. These symptoms can come on immediately after the event or can even show up much later (even years later):
  • Flashbacks of the traumatic event 
  • Sleeplessness and/or Nightmares
  • Feelings of powerlessness and the inability to move forward
  • ​Inability to complete normal everyday activities
  • Survivor's guilt
  • ​Unhealthy use of alcohol or other substances (self-medicating)
  • ​Depression/Anxiety
  • ​Self-destructive behaviours like problem gambling, excessive porn use, gaming, etc.
  • ​Thoughts of suicide
  • ​Explosive outbursts of anger
  • ​Feeling emotionally numb or disconnected from loved ones and friends
  • ​Avoiding people, places, or events that trigger the trauma you experienced​

Our Treatment Approaches 

Our Treatment Approaches 

we use a variety of therapeutic approaches depending on your needs:

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • ​Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT)​

Treament is designed to support your needs and well-being.

WITH TREATMENT YOU WILL:

  • Increase your awareness and understanding about trauma and the effects of your experience
  • Learn how to communicate your needs with family members and help them to understand how you to support you
  • Experience greater balance and fulfillment
  • Integrate strategies to decrease, manage or resolve symptoms
  • ​Identify ways to connect with yourself with respect to your trauma experience
  • Explore options to make decisions about your direction with work, personal life relationships
  • Take steps to move forward from your trauma experience in healthy ways
With Wholeness Psychology Centre, you don't have to face trauma and PTSD alone. If you or someone you know
is experiencing symptoms or signs of PTSD, it's important to seek help as soon as possible.
Symptoms tend to get worse over time, and left untreated, can become severe and lead to depression and even to thoughts of suicide.
So if you're struggling with the symptoms above or starting to feel hopeless, it's time to seek help.

You're not alone

Or Call: (587) 797-2700
Online, Phone, & In-Office Appointments Available
Find us in Sherwood Park And Across Alberta, Including Edmonton, Calgary, And Hinton
Find us in Sherwood Park And Across Alberta,
Including Edmonton, Calgary, And Hinton
If you or someone you know is considering suicide or at risk of harm, please call 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency room.

For immediate help outside of our office hours, throughout Alberta, please call 211 or one of the following distress lines:

If you or someone you know is at risk of immediate harm or considering suicide, please call 911 now
  • Alberta Mental Health Help Line: 1 (877) 303-2642
  • Alberta Helpline: 1-(866)-332-2322
  • Distress Line (Edmonton and area): (780)-482-4357
  • ​Distress Centre (Calgary and area): (403)-266-4357
  • ​Distress Line of South Western Alberta: (403)-327-7905
  • ​First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line: 1-(855)-242-3310
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-(800)-668-6868
  • ​Rural Distress Line: 1-(800)-232-7288
  • ​211 helps you find the right community and social services. You can dial 2-1-1 to speak to an Information & Referral Specialist, or search the online community resource directory, or chat online with them from 12-8pm MT daily.

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