Trauma can devastate survivors, especially by undercutting one’s empowerment. Empowerment means to increase strength, which survivors of trauma often need as many feel weak, helpless and without purpose after a debilitating problem. While many treatment methods help trauma survivors and those with posttraumatic stress disorder, empowerment groups offer unique services. Empowering or increasing an individual’s strength will improve her ability to recover from trauma, to become stronger and live a more productive life.
Empowerment groups or self-empowerment therapy work by coaching patients to regain the control they relinquished over their bodies, minds and lives. Trauma survivors tend to look to others for help, or they rely on drugs, alcohol or other behaviors to escape their problems. By teaching self-empowerment in recovery, these patients can gain the strength to take charge of their future, make decisions on their own and engage in social relationships.
Empowerment therapy is usually conducted in a group setting where individuals can together address empowerment and recovery issues. As a group, members can interact with one another to built a network of support and trust, which are essential in the recovery process. Group meetings and therapy sessions may include a variety of approaches, such as the following ideas:
Additional self-empowerment therapy like, yoga, medication, breathing exercises and massage therapy can also boost the recovery process. Utilizing multiple methods for empowerment training can enhance one’s complete physical, emotional, mental and spiritual recovery.
Empowerment groups benefit the recovery process by building self-empowerment through in the following ways:
If you think these methods may help you, seek a empowerment group today.
If you or a loved one survived a traumatic experience, we can help regain your sense of empowerment. Please, call our toll-free helpline today to speak with a recovery professional about finding the right programs and services to meet your unique recovery needs. Recovery professionals are available 24 hours a day to answer your questions and connect you to quality empowerment groups. To learn more about how we can help you overcome trauma, please call and speak with a professional now.