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Alternative Trauma & Depression Counselling near Malvern

At times, traditional counselling and therapy sessions simply have no effect on some people. While this may feel frustrating and create further anxieties and insecurities about your treatment, it’s important to remember that all human beings react differently. There’s no such thing as a cookie cutter solution to dealing with mental or emotional trauma and pain. Often, experimenting with alternative psychological therapy can prove to be beneficial in some instances, allowing you to heal your past in order to free your future.

For 30 years, the Jamillon Centre has been helping people take steps towards dealing with the pain of the past through the use of primal therapy. Based on the principles of psychologist Arthur Janov, our therapy sessions are directed by a highly experienced therapists, who are dedicated to upholding your safety and mental wellbeing throughout all sessions with us. While we cannot promise to completely cure your trauma with our therapy, our therapists always strive to maintain your best interests through our unique form of trauma therapy and aim to instigate a long term solution to help you lessen or eliminate your depression over time.  The Jamillon Centre is conveniently based in Burwood for people from Malvern, Mount Waverley and surrounding suburbs, providing a local centre for alternative trauma therapy to traditional trauma counselling  – get in touch to schedule a session with us today.

Our Trauma Therapy Techniques

Based on the psychotherapy works of American psychologist Arthur Janov, primal therapy aims to confront any mood disorder or cases of depression which may have been caused by experiences of trauma throughout your childhood. Often referred to as primal scream therapy, these sessions aim to allow you to revisit these past traumatic events in a safe and supportive environment with the help of an experienced therapist, allowing you to gain a deeper understanding of how this trauma shaped you as an adult. Please remember that for some people having too much or too little of something from their parents or care givers can cause symptoms of trauma like depression, anxiety, addictions as well as mood and personality disorders. You might not realise that the source of your pain comes from the childhood relationships with important adults in your life

While primal therapy is different from the traditional depression counselling service its effectiveness relies on the individual being able to engage the feeling process. Some people can do this easily, while others take a little more time, but either way most people notice a difference. Everyone reacts to varying treatments differently, and some may find our methods of trauma therapy extremely confrontational and that is why we go gently and at a pace that is comfortable for you. We recommend reading our FAQ section prior to booking a session to ensure you understand primal therapy before committing to a session with our therapists.

Interested in discussing an alternative to traditional trauma counselling further?

If you live in the Malvern region and would like to discuss the potential benefits of primal therapy as an alternative to traditional counselling for unresolved trauma which may affect you, don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to working with you to help you overcome your hardships and take the steps towards a brighter future together.