Counseling for Veterans & Military in Vancouver, WA
Veterans & Military Service Members
If you are in the military, a Veteran, or have suffered from secondary trauma due to your high-stress job, our counselors and therapists can assist you in overcoming this trauma and/or stress. Our counselors can also assist family members who have had to endure this trauma alongside Service members as well.
You might benefit from therapy for Veterans & Military Service Members if you:
Have served in the military
Have worked in a high-stress environment
Struggle with nightmares, flashbacks, paranoia, startled response, depression, anxiety, or hyper vigilance
Have a family member who has been deployed or has experienced trauma or high stress in their job
Trauma Based Therapy
Specialized trauma-based therapies for Military Veterans can assist you in rewiring and reprocessing this trauma or high stress in a safe, calm state, so you no longer feel easily startled, hyper-vigilant, or have unwanted memories/dreams/flashbacks/sensations. Trauma therapies are proven to work more efficiently than talk therapy at relieving symptoms of complex trauma and are the current Evidence-Based treatment for PTSD. At Compass, Shannon Kroenke LICSW, MT-BC, CYT-200 utilizes her specialty trauma trainings in Brainspotting, Somatic Experiencing, and Guided Imagery techniques to assist you in alleviating this complex stress and trauma. Shannon has also served 16 years in the Army National Guard and is passionate about working with current Military members, Veterans and their families.