The six core principles of trauma informed practice are what guides our counsellors. They form the positive experiences in the here and now and are key to trauma recovery.
Ensuring physical, psychological and emotional safety
Creating environments where individuals have choice and control
Creating respectful environments where personal boundaries are maintained
Making decisions with the individual and sharing power
Offering cultural aware and gender responsive services
Prioritising empowerment and skill building (Harris and Fallot 2009)