Trauma Counselling - Online and In Person

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Trauma Counselling: Regain control of your life

Honni Hayton Counselling, where compassionate support meets transformative healing. Specialising in trauma counselling, I offer a safe space and evidence-based techniques like EMDR therapy to guide you towards recovery and empowerment.

What is Trauma Counselling?

Trauma counselling is a specialised form of therapy aimed at helping individuals process and heal from traumatic experiences.

Whether you’ve faced childhood trauma, combat stress, domestic violence, or any other traumatic event, trauma counselling provides a safe and supportive environment for you to navigate through your pain and emerge stronger.

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How Do I Know If I Need Trauma Counselling?

If you’re experiencing symptoms such as flashbacks, nightmares, anxiety, depression, or difficulty functioning in your daily life, trauma counselling may be beneficial for you.

My goal is to empower you to recognise your resilience and capacity for healing, regardless of how overwhelming your trauma may feel.

What Type of Counselling is Best for Trauma?

One highly effective approach we specialise in is Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.

EMDR is a research-backed therapy proven to help individuals process and heal from trauma by facilitating the brain’s natural healing mechanisms.

As an accredited EMDR therapist, I am dedicated to helping you harness the power of EMDR to overcome your trauma and reclaim your life.

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Online and In-Person Appointments Are Available

I offer both online and in-person trauma counselling sessions to accommodate your unique needs. Whether you prefer virtual or face-to-face meetings, you’ll receive compassionate support and expert guidance.

Online sessions, including EMDR, are as effective as in-person ones, offering flexibility to connect from anywhere – be it home, work, or on the go.

For traditional in-person sessions, my practice in Boonah is easily accessible – just a scenic drive from Ipswich, Beaudesert, and Brisbane. Whether you enjoy the countryside commute or opt for online counselling, I’m dedicated to supporting you on your healing journey.

How Much Does Trauma Counselling Sessions Cost?

Investing in your mental health is priceless, and we strive to make our trauma counselling services accessible to all.

Our current fees are $150 for individual sessions.

Your healing journey is worth every penny, and I’m here to support you every step of the way.

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Ready to take the first step towards healing?

Book your trauma counselling session now and embark on your journey towards greater well-being and fulfilment. Whether you choose online sessions for convenience or prefer in-person appointments at our scenic Boonah practice, rest assured that you’ll receive the compassionate support and expert guidance you deserve.

Ready to take the first step towards a happier and more fulfilled life?

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How EMDR Therapy Helped Georgia Rebuild Her Life After an Abusive Relationship

Georgia had been in a relationship with a man who continually put her down with criticism and name calling. His drinking had increased, and he had cheated on her several times. She had taken him back each time in the hope that this time he would treat her right and stay faithful. Then she found out she was pregnant.

Georgia’s partner didn’t want the baby and pressured her to have an abortion. When she refused, he kicked her out of their apartment, and she went to live with her parents again. After the baby was born her partner convinced her to go back to him and because she wanted her baby boy to have his dad in his life, she went back.

The drinking, verbal abuse and cheating continued but Georgia stayed, always hoping it would improve. In fact, it got worse and one night he even brought another woman home to their bed and raged at Georgia when she protested.

What other people are saying about Trauma Counselling with Honni Hayton Counselling.

I found the strength to confront my trauma

After my car accident at work, I struggled with debilitating anxiety and flashbacks that made it impossible to return to my job. But with Honni’s trauma counselling and EMDR therapy, I found the strength to confront my trauma and regain control of my life.


I am no longer defined by my history

Growing up with divorced parents and constantly moving between schools left me feeling lost and overwhelmed. However, through Honni’s compassionate guidance and EMDR therapy, I was able to confront and heal from the pain of my past. Today, I am no longer defined by my history and am excited about my future.


About Your Trauma Counsellor, Honni Hayton And Her Approach

With over two decades of experience and a genuine passion for helping individuals thrive, I am committed to providing you with the highest quality trauma counselling services.

My approach blends evidence-based practices, such as EMDR, with warmth and empathy to create a collaborative therapeutic relationship where you feel heard, understood, and supported on your path to healing.

Don’t let trauma hold you back any longer. Take the first step towards reclaiming your life today.

Book Your Trauma Counselling Session Today

Ready to take the first step towards a happier and more fulfilled life? Click to book your session now.

Trauma Counselling Questions:

What are some examples of trauma in a person’s life?

Trauma comes in many forms, ranging from what therapists often refer to as “big T” traumas, such as major life-threatening events, to “little t” traumas, which are more subtle but still impactful experiences. Examples of “big T” traumas include:

  • Physical or sexual abuse
  • Combat exposure
  • Natural disasters
  • Serious accidents
  • Witnessing or experiencing violence

“Little t” traumas can be ongoing or repeated experiences that may not seem as severe but still have a significant impact on an individual’s well-being. Examples include:

  • Bullying
  • Emotional neglect
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Divorce or family conflict
  • Chronic illness or medical trauma

Both “big T” and “little t” traumas can have lasting effects on mental health and well-being, and seeking trauma counselling can be beneficial in processing and healing from these experiences.

What is PTSD and CPTSD and how do I get better?

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can develop after experiencing a traumatic event, such as combat, assault, or natural disasters. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares, avoidance of triggers, and heightened anxiety. Complex PTSD (CPTSD) is similar but often arises from prolonged or repeated trauma, such as childhood abuse or domestic violence, leading to additional symptoms like emotional dysregulation and difficulty in relationships.

Getting better typically involves seeking professional help, such as therapy or medication, to address symptoms and develop coping strategies. Therapy approaches like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) can be particularly effective in processing trauma and facilitating healing. Additionally, self-care practices, support from loved ones, and participating in support groups can also aid in the recovery process.

How many trauma counselling sessions would I need?

The number of trauma counselling sessions needed varies for each individual, depending on factors such as the nature of the trauma, the severity of symptoms, and personal resilience. Some individuals may find relief and significant progress after a few sessions, while others may benefit from more long-term support. Your therapist will work with you to develop a personalised treatment plan tailored to your unique needs and goals, adjusting the frequency and duration of sessions as needed to support your healing journey effectively.

Will counselling make me feel worse?

Engaging in counselling can sometimes bring up difficult emotions or memories, which may temporarily feel overwhelming. However, it’s essential to remember that this process is part of the healing journey. A skilled counsellor will provide a safe and supportive environment for you to explore your thoughts and feelings at a pace that feels comfortable for you. While counselling may initially stir up some discomfort, it is ultimately aimed at helping you gain insight, develop coping strategies, and work through challenges, leading to long-term improvement in your mental health and well-being. If you ever feel overwhelmed during counselling, it’s crucial to communicate this with your therapist so that adjustments can be made to ensure you feel supported throughout the process.