Delight Counselling

Trauma Counselling

Delight Counselling are experts in assisting you through your trauma and bringing you peace of mind, no matter how complex your experience is.

If you have been through a distressing experience, please contact our trauma health professionals today and we will help you get on the path to restoration.

What is Trauma?

There are many types of trauma that can negatively affect an individual’s quality of life and mental well-being. Trauma can be caused by a variety of experiences, including physical or emotional abuse, neglect, sexual abuse and unexpected traumatic events.

At Delight Counselling we understand the complex and unique nature of your traumas and we help you recover and heal.

Why Is It Important To Seek Professional Trauma Counselling?

Trauma can be a difficult emotion to process, and it is important to seek professional help when experiencing it.

Our professional trauma counsellors are equipped with the tools and resources necessary to help you process your trauma in a safe, healthy manner. We provide a safe space to listen to you and create personalised treatment plans that best suit your individual needs.

Our Trauma Counselling Services 

  • Sexual Trauma Counselling
  • Incest and Sexual Abuse Counselling
  • Online Counselling
  • Parental Counselling

Types of Trauma

Sexual Trauma

Sexual trauma defines unwanted sexual actions or action that an individual has endured. Sexual trauma can have significant negative impacts on a person’s physical, emotional, and psychological well-being. Read more about our sexual trauma therapy.

Emotional Trauma

Emotional trauma occurs when a person experiences intense fear and helpless which causes emotional distress. People who suffer trauma can develop post-traumatic stress disorder as some brains process trauma differently than others.

Physical Trauma

Physical trauma can be caused by frightening events such as car accidents, natural disasters or physical abuse which can lead to experiencing physical and emotional symptoms.

How Trauma Affects the Brain and the Body

Trauma presents itself in a wide range of signs and symptoms and each response to trauma will present itself differently in each individual that has suffered. Trauma can change the way we think, feel, and function for extended periods of time after the initial event.


Approximately 70% of the world’s population has been exposed to a traumatic life event – Global Collaboration on Traumatic Stress

One in five adults aged 18 to 74 years experienced at least one form of child abuse, whether emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, or witnessing domestic violence or abuse, before the age of 16 years (8.5 million people), according to the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) – Key facts and figures – NAPAC

61% of men and 51% of women report at least one traumatic event in their lifetimes – Statistics for Mental Trauma | How Common is it & Who it Affects (fherehab.com)

Signs and Symptoms of Trauma

While not everyone who experiences a traumatic event will react the same, common reactions include shock, fear, confusion and difficulty adjusting to everyday life after the event. Trauma-related symptoms will vary among different people.

Some physiological responses to trauma are:

  • Traumatic memories/flashbacks/reliving traumatic experiences
  • Panic attacks
  • Depression or depressive episodes
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Night terrors
  • Emotional numbness

Trauma and Daily Life

Dealing with trauma-related issues can affect daily life. Carrying out simple things may seem more difficult after trauma or it may strain relationships. It can also affect your ability to work or study and your physical health. You may be overcome with the feeling of being alone and that you have lost control of your life, isolated, angry or have the inability to trust others.


Why Is It Important To Seek Professional Help for Trauma?

If you think you are suffering from the effects of a traumatic experience, it is important to seek help from a health professional as soon as possible. 

Trauma can occur as a result of a singular distressing event or from recurring experiences of feeling overwhelmed, which can persist for weeks, years, or even decades. These experiences can be extremely challenging for individuals to manage and may ultimately lead to severe, long-term negative consequences.

Don’t suffer in silence, our team of professional counsellors provide support for those suffering from trauma through individual therapy sessions.

Delight Counselling's Trauma and Related Counselling Services

We understand that you may be confused or even frightened to reach out, however, we provide a safe space to be able to talk through feelings and regain a sense of control over emotions without being overwhelmed by distress. We work with local UK and overseas organisations to promote mental health awareness through workshops and counselling.

Sexual Trauma Counselling Services

Our sexual trauma counselling provides support from fully qualified and experienced healthcare professionals to help people that have experienced sexual violence both in childhood and adulthood. Delight Counselling provides individuals that have experienced sexual violence effective strategies to work towards a life of peace and relief from pain and suffering.

Incest and Sexual Abuse Counselling

We understand the sensitivity and nature of speaking to our clients about their incest or sexual abuse trauma and Delight Counselling offer compassion and support to individuals who have experienced sexual assault or child sexual abuse.

Parental Counselling

Parenting counselling is a type of service that aims to provide the necessary knowledge, tools, guidance, and support to parents. Counselling can help parents gain an understanding of their parenting style and any personal issues that may be affecting this.

Online Counselling

Our qualified counsellors can treat you online, especially clients who cannot travel to access our face-to-face counselling services. We also have a multilingual service, our counsellors can speak English, Chinese, and Cantonese to suit the specific cultural needs of our clients from various social backgrounds.

Our Techniques for Trauma Counselling

Our trauma health professionals are experienced in helping individuals who have experienced any kind of trauma. Whether you are suffering from PTSD, depression, anxiety or any other mental health issue associated with a traumatic event, we can help you get back on track.

CBT Therapy

Cognitive-behavioural therapy is one of the most common treatments offered for mental health problems. CBT helps people develop coping skills to manage their symptoms and is often used to treat anxiety, depression, OCD and PTSD. CBT helps people identify and change negative thought patterns and behaviours.

EMDR Therapy

EMDR therapy stands for eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing. is a type of therapy that involves remembering traumatic events while focusing on an external stimulus such as eye movements or sounds. This type of therapy helps an individual to process the traumatic experience more effectively so that the trauma becomes less distressing over time.

DBT Therapy

Dialectical behaviour therapy is a form of psychotherapy that utilises techniques from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) but is tailored towards individuals who experience intense emotional reactions. The primary objective of DBT is to help acknowledge and embrace challenging emotions, develop coping mechanisms to manage emotions and make steps towards transforming your life.

Delight Counselling Are Well Placed To Provide the Relief That You Need

With our expert knowledge, experience and qualifications, we are dedicated to providing a safe space for our clients and personalised and effective therapy services to help individuals overcome their challenges and achieve their goals for a happier and more fulfilling life.

The Benefits of Trauma Counselling

Trauma counselling can be an effective way to help you cope with the psychological and emotional effects of a traumatic experience. Trauma counselling helps you:

  • Process your emotions
  • Develop healthier coping strategies
  • Gain insight into your thoughts and feelings
  • Strengthen the relationship with yourself
  • Strengthen your relationships with others

Client Testimonials

I definitely feel a lot less stressful about my family situation and I am now able not to blame myself for their mistakes. I feel more confident to tell other people about my weaknesses, especially to my friends and my partner......
Client RN
Business Co-Owner
I have learnt how to build solid personal boundaries around myself, and have learnt how to express myself when I don't want to compromise. I am now able to forgive my parents and other offenders who used to hurt me......
Client SP
Project Manager
I am now able not to feel guilty of not living up to the expectations of other people. I am now able to give more respect to myself and let go of the anger that used to trap me in different situations......
Client EC
Project Manager

Would You Like More Information? Have a Look at Our Blogs Below

How Parental Counselling Can Improve Family Dynamics – Parental counselling, distinct from family counselling, concentrates on how parents influence the dynamics within their family and has its unique set of advantages.

The Importance of Seeking Sexual Trauma Counselling – Sexual trauma can cause significant emotional, psychological, and physical harm, and seeking help from a trained professional can be an important step towards healing and recovery.

Stop Blaming Women: The State of Sexual Violence within the UK – Sexual violence is a huge issue in the UK and it’s not just women who are victims of sexual violence, it’s men too.


Healing from past trauma can be a long and challenging process, but it is possible to come out the other side feeling stronger and more confident. It is important to remember that healing is an individual journey, and everyone will have different experiences. If you don’t seek help to deal with the effects of trauma, it can lead to further issues down the line, such as depression or anxiety. It is important to find a qualified counsellor who you feel comfortable with and can trust.

It depends on the individual, their needs and their goals for therapy. Some people may need short-term therapy, such as six weeks of trauma counselling, and others can take many months or even years. A distressing event can take its toll on your mental well-being so the therapy can be a process that suits your specific needs. 

The length of time that a traumatic experience will stay with an individual can vary from person to person. For some, the effects can last for just a few days, while for others it can be much longer. Experiencing upsetting and confusing thoughts after a traumatic event is a common occurrence, but typically, individuals tend to recover naturally within a few weeks.

In conclusion, trauma can have a powerful effect on an individual’s life and mental health. Trauma therapy such as EMDR and DBT can be effective methods of healing from past traumas, allowing individuals to process their emotions and develop healthier coping strategies. Delight Counselling is well-placed to provide the relief that you need with our expert knowledge, experience and qualifications. We are dedicated to providing a safe space for our clients and personalised therapy services to help them overcome their challenges and achieve their goals for a happier life.

If you or someone you know has experienced a traumatic event and is struggling with the aftermath, it may be helpful to seek support from Delight Counselling. We provide guidance, education, and practical tools to help manage symptoms and promote healing. 

Delight Counselling provides private counselling services to help people deal with emotional pain from their past. They offer services like incest and sexual abuse counselling, parental counselling to get you or someone you know, back on the right path and to help you enjoy life again.

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