What is Trauma-Informed Coaching?
Trauma-informed coaching is a type of coaching that focuses on helping individuals who have experienced trauma in their lives. Trauma can take many forms, such as physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, natural disasters, or serious accidents. It can have a significant impact on a person's mental health and overall well-being.
Some benefits of trauma-informed coaching include:
Improved mental health: Working with a coach who is trauma-informed can help individuals better understand and cope with the effects of trauma on their mental health. This can lead to improved symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions.
Increased self-awareness: Trauma-informed coaching can help individuals gain a better understanding of their own thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and how these may be related to their past experiences. This increased self-awareness can lead to improved decision-making and increased self-esteem.
Enhanced coping skills: A coach who is trauma-informed can help individuals develop strategies for managing and coping with the effects of trauma on their lives. This can include techniques such as relaxation and mindfulness, as well as support in building a network of social support.
Greater resilience: By working with a coach who is trauma-informed, individuals can learn to build resilience and better cope with stress and difficult situations in the future.
The process of trauma-informed coaching typically involves meeting with the coach on a regular basis, either in person or online. The coach will work with the individual to identify goals and develop a plan to achieve those goals. This may include exploring past experiences, developing new coping strategies, and building a supportive network of people. The coach will also provide support and encouragement as the individual works towards their goals.
We offer weekly sessions in Coolalinga NT and online via Zoom.