WOAR provides masters-level trained therapists who hold a degree in psychology, counseling or social work and are also trained as Sexual Assault Counselors. These masters-level trained Sexual Assault Counselors utilize evidence-based trauma therapy and promising practices for survivors in need of trauma processing therapy.
Evidence-based trauma therapy utilized at WOAR includes Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Prolonged Exposure (PE), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). As well as, diverse therapeutic modalities such as cognitive-behavioral interventions, mindful strategies, psychodynamic case conceptualization, narrative therapy, and expressive therapies including Trauma-Informed Yoga, Sand Tray and Trauma Art Narrative Therapy (TANT) which allow for an individualized treatment experience.
Trauma Therapy sessions usually occur either weekly or bi-weekly. Evening appointments are based on staff availability and can be made by arrangement.
Once trauma therapy begins, the scheduling of ongoing sessions is the responsibility of the client and the trauma therapist.