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Maplewood Counseling

Online Therapy
Couples, Individuals, Families

Contact Maplewoood Counseling

Maplewood Counseling
New Jersey Therapy Services
Couples and Individuals

Offering Online Therapy
Telehealth Teletherapy Sessions
Counseling from Home or Work

Compassion and Experience

Debra Feinberg LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Work
New Jersey and New York
25 Years of Experience

Maplewood Counseling
Offering Online Therapy
169 Maplewood Ave Suite 4
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Call Now (973) 902-8700

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Maplewood Marriage Counseling NJ Couples Therapy

How to Deal with Trauma and Traumatic Stress

How to deal with trauma and traumatic stress – Recently, Hurricane Sandy caused severe damage to the Northeast including New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. Some people lost their homes due to wind and water damage and many families have had to deal with power outages for extended periods of time. Some people (such as the elderly and the sick ) have not able to easily get food and water, and those without power have had no heat. And still others have been displaced, staying with friends or relatives or making use of emergency shelters. These are traumatic events.

Even as the emergency response continues and matters improve, you may feel stressed, overwhelmed or depressed. These feelings can be expected after the trauma wreaked by Sandy.

If you’re trying to recover from the devastation of dealing with both the physical and emotional trauma caused by the storm, you might find these reources helpful.


“Residents of the 10 counties that have been included in the disaster declaration (Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Somerset and Union) may register for assistance online at www.disasterassistance.gov or by phone at 1-800-621-3362 .

Applicants must provide social security numbers, information about insurance coverage, family gross income, address and phone number of property that is damaged and a current address and phone, if different” more

How to Deal with Trauma – Resources to Help You:

Five Steps for Dealing with Trauma | Psych Central -Did you know that bad things that have happened to you in your life can cause or worsen psychiatric symptoms? More and more research confirms the strong. more

Managing traumatic stress: Tips for recovering from disasters and other traumatic events – Disasters are often unexpected, sudden and overwhelming. In some cases, there are no outwardly visible signs of physical injury, but there is nonetheless a more

Managing traumatic stress: After the hurricane – What are normal reactions to experiencing a hurricane, and how to cope with your feelings – more

Emotional and Psychological Trauma: Causes, Symptoms, Help – Your child may also look to you for cues on how they should respond to traumatic events so let him or her see you dealing with symptoms of trauma in a positive … more

Emotional or psychological trauma – Trauma risk factors – Symptoms of trauma – Oprah Radio host Dr. Mehmet Oz talks to Dr. James Gordon, founder of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, about healing psychological trauma. more

Dealing With Trauma and the Healing of Memories – Trauma is an extreme stress reaction. It can occur when one sees others being injured or killed, when one witnesses the destruction of one’s home or that of a neighbour, when one has to flee familiar surroundings out of fear for one’s life, more …

We hope you find this information helpful.

Couples Therapy

Maplewood Counseling provides relationship counseling for couples who are trying to improve their relationship. Our office in located in Essex County in Northern New Jersey. Services we provide: marriage counseling, or couples therapy for all types of relationship issues.

Anxiety, Depression, Grief

Get help for depression, anxiety, grief, or low self esteem. Therapy can help if you are going through a difficult time such as coping with a divorce or break-up. A good therapist can help you improve the way you feel, get through a difficult time and make positive changes.

Coping With a Life Crisis

Do you need help getting through a painful time in your life? Are you dealing with an affair or infidelity? Trying to survive a lonely, painful time? Is your child struggling? Are you or a loved one coping with serious health issues? Trying to deal with and help aging parents?

Call 973-902-8700 Maplewoood Counseling

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