Listening Ear Counselling & Consultancy Pte Ltd

Childhood Trauma, Abuse – Attachment wounds

Whatever the form, Sexual, Physical or Psychological, the experience of childhood abuse is a trauma, which continues to have an impact on people throughout their adult lives. Childhood trauma can damage the client’s ability to enter into a trusting relationship, emotionally and physically. Counselling for childhood abuse aims to tackle this trauma. Childhood abuse counselling offers survivors the chance to talk face-to-face in a safe, secure, and non-judgemental environment. Therapists aim to help survivors come to terms with their emotional issues and realise their ability to take control of their lives. Strong emphasis is placed on personal empowerment. Counselling for childhood abuse can offer survivors help with:
  • Being able to talk about the abuse perhaps for the first time
  • Validating the survivor’s experience
  • Managing the abuse from an adult perspective
  • Overcoming self-blame and shame
  • Feelings of anger towards the abuser
  • Fear of violence and coercion
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Sexuality Dissociative identity disorder
  • Fear of abandonment
  • Lack of self-worth
  • Addressing behaviours that have outlived their purpose
  • Reconnecting to bodily sensations
  • Living authentically Building resilience and trust
  • Restoring hope

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