Across the United Kingdom, it is believed that one in three adults will experience trauma at some point in their life.

Often arising from conflict, domestic violence, natural disasters, severe illnesses and the death of a loved one, trauma presents as either acute trauma, chronic trauma or complex trauma.

While the type of trauma an individual experiences will determine how severe their trauma is, trauma treatment is necessary if trauma is to be overcome.

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Although trauma treatment is widely available, due to stigmas, misconceptions, lack of information and fears, many individuals sadly overlook trauma treatment.

To help you understand why trauma treatment is necessary and the trauma treatment that is readily available for you to take advantage of, we have explained trauma and trauma treatment in greater detail below.

When Is Trauma Treatment Necessary?

When a traumatic event is encountered, the body will undergo physical and psychological symptoms. Although many of the symptoms experienced will alleviate within a short space of time without trauma treatment, in some instances, when trauma is severe, symptoms are long-lasting.

Sadly, long-lasting symptoms lead many individuals to experience several health complications. These health complications will ultimately indicate that trauma treatment is needed.

If you have recently experienced a traumatic event and are worried about the impact that the event has had on your life, reviewing the symptoms below will help you determine whether trauma treatment could be beneficial.

  • Confusion
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Mood swings
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Paranoia
  • Isolation from others
  • Anxiety
  • Fear
  • Prolonged bouts of sadness
  • Feeling hopeless
  • Flashbacks

If you experience any of the above symptoms and have experienced a traumatic event, please contact us to secure trauma treatment today.

Unfortunately, when trauma treatment is not sought, mental health disorders including depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder are known to arise.

What Trauma Treatment Is Available?

Trauma treatment comes in many forms, yet individuals that obtain treatment for acute, chronic or complex trauma via NHS or private healthcare providers are often offered therapy.

While the therapy provided will be dependent on the severity of the trauma experienced, the therapies often administered when trauma treatment is required are as followed;

  • Talking therapies
  • Group therapies
  • Well-being therapies

In some instances, medication is also prescribed as a suitable type of trauma treatment.

Trauma Treatment At Our Rehab Hospital

At Nova Recovery, we offer a wealth of industry-leading trauma treatment options at our state of the art rehab hospital.

From traditional talking therapies such as cognitive behavioural therapy to non-traditional therapies such as yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions, all of our trauma treatments will assist you as you look to manage the trauma you have come to experience.

To help you understand the treatments that you may experience should you attend our rehab hospital for trauma treatment, we have delved into just a number of our commonly administered treatments below.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Proven to be highly effective when trauma treatment is required, cognitive behavioural therapy includes techniques such as mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, distress tolerance and emotional regulation.

Each of these techniques will help you reflect on the traumatic event encountered. They will also assist you as you look to devise coping strategies that will enable you to move forward with your life.

Well-Being Therapy

While cognitive behavioural therapy offers exceptional results as you progress through trauma treatment, at Nova Recovery, you may find that you are encouraged to participate in well-being therapy during your time in our hospital.

Well-being therapy will offer you an additional outlet to express how trauma has impacted your life. Well-being therapy will also provide you with the opportunity to manage your trauma better.


In some instances, medication is required to help an individual progress through trauma treatment. If we believe that you would benefit from taking medication, we will prescribe a suitable course of treatment.

Although it is likely that you will encounter some of the treatments outlined above, please bear in mind that you may not encounter all of the trauma treatments discussed.

This is because the treatment you are offered will depend on the severity of your trauma, the symptoms you encounter and the ramifications that trauma has had on your physical and psychological health.

If you would like to find out more about the treatment you are likely to undergo at our rehab hospital, we would ask you to contact us directly. In doing so, our admissions team can listen to how trauma has affected your life and propose a suitable course of treatment.

Aftercare Support Is Available

In addition to ensuring that you have a wealth of support at your disposal during your time in our rehab hospital, at Nova Recovery, we will provide you with 12-months of free aftercare support as and when you leave our hospital.

Aftercare support for trauma often includes 12-months of group therapy via Zoom.

Contact Us To Secure Trauma Treatment Today

If you are ready to overcome the trauma that you have experienced, and now wish to refer yourself for trauma treatment at our rehab hospital, please call us today on 01475 303998.

Upon doing so, our admissions team will provide you with a wealth of information regarding our treatment options. Our admissions team will also be able to help you progress through a pre-admission screening. This screening will analyse your physical and psychological health and will ensure that our team is able to determine the trauma treatment you may require.

Upon completing a pre-admission screening, our team will offer you a suitable date for you to commence trauma treatment at our rehab hospital, should you wish to.