Treatment Centre Update to COVID19 Policy

At SafeHaven, we take the health and safety of all of our clients, as well as ourselves very seriously.  We have taken careful consideration of the government guidelines regarding COVID-19 as well as the advice of our professional bodies.  Please read the policy so that you understand the measures we have put in place to protect you and so that you understand what to do should you or anyone you…

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Treatment Centre: COVID-19 Policy

SafeHaven Trauma Centre COVID-19 Policy   As you will all be aware, the COVID-19 virus is in the UK and measures are being taken to stop the spread of the virus.  At SafeHaven Trauma Centre, we have formulated a policy to support these measures. For clients: If you have the symptoms of a cold or temperature, no matter how mild, we ask that you cancel your appointment and do not…

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Top Tips for Managing Fatigue

When an individual has experienced a traumatic event, or a critical incident (any event that causes unusually strong emotional reactions) the strong reactions they can induce have the potential to interfere with their ability to function and go about their daily life, in a ‘normal’ way. One of these abilities could be a severe increase in tiredness and fatigue. Most of the time fatigue is commonly related to stress, grief…

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Getting help after trauma: a guide

In the UK we have recently experienced a series of large scale traumatic events, which have impacted the nation and left a vast number of people feeling shocked and traumatised. Understandably, this has raised many questions about how to best support people and help them recover. This article will provide a brief explanation of the normal human response to trauma, when and what type of help to seek and provides…

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3 Phases of Trauma Recovery

Anyone can be affected by traumatic circumstances when they occur. In fact statistically over 70% of us in the Western world will experience what it is like to be traumatised during our lifetime. The good thing, however, is that psychological trauma is something we can fully recover from with appropriate support. There are many different therapies that a person can choose from when looking for appropriate support; and research is…

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