The Women's Trauma Program is a comprehensive, innovative model of
treatment for women who are suffering from the impact of trauma or
abuse. Traumatic experiences may include long-term psychological,
sexual, physical or verbal abuse, as well as rape or domestic violence.
Traditional programs for women who have experienced trauma often
exclusively focus on treating psychiatric symptoms instead of addressing
the underlying causes of the problems. In Princeton House Behavioral
Health's program, women are encouraged to understand the relationship
between their symptoms, coping strategies, and the traumatic events in
Program goals include:
- Establishing and maintaining safety
- Teaching basic coping and relationship-building skills
- Facilitating healthy ways of managing emotion
- Building self-esteem and self-confidence
- Reducing symptoms of depression, anxiety, and bi-polar disorders, as well as the full spectrum of traumatic disorders
To view frequently asked questions (FAQ) about this program, please click here .