Douglas Hanson, MA, CCC, CCRC

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Help for Overcoming Trauma & PTSD

A Trauma-Informed Psychotherapist with Over 30 Years Experience

I'm Douglas Hanson,a therapist in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I'm a Certified EMDR Therapist and Approved EMDR Consultant.

I help people resolve difficult problems including:
Depression, Anxiety, Complex (childhood) Trauma, PTSD and Dissociation

For over 30 years, I've been providing counselling to people who are suffering and have tried to solve their problems, to no avail. I'm compassionate and dedicated to helping you heal regardless of what your problems are.

I Use The Most Advanced and Scientifically Proven Counselling Approaches

When you are struggling with issues such as depression, anxiety or trauma, you need a therapist with extensive experience and training.

With over 3 decades of experience as a counsellor and training in some of the most advanced and scientifically-proven counselling methods, I can help you solve your problems and heal on a deep level. 

These methods include:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Somatic Psychology. You can read about these well-researched approaches to counselling here. 

Therapy That Provides Lasting Results

The above leading-edge scientific approaches, combined with my expertise and caring support help you provide lasting change.

I work to heal your suffering and pain at the root level, creating more positive thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. You can feel good about yourself, your relationships and your life.  You may even find your life completely transformed.

Read some of my client success stories here.

Continue reading below for a summary of how I help people overcome depression, anxiety, relationship struggles, trauma and PTSD...


Depression Therapy

Depression’s Destructive Force Can be Experienced as:
Debilitating physical and mental painA loss of interest in anything pleasurableThe loss of energy and motivationA deep sense of loneliness that no one understandsDifficulties with memory, concentration and making decisionsFrequent feelings of agitation, irritability and angerAt its worst, wanting to cease to exist resulting in suicidal thoughts
Therapy Can Help You Resolve the Pain and Hopelessness of Depression

You can experience:
More hope and joyA sense of re-awakening to the beauty around youPositive self-regardIncreased energy and motivation to engage in lifePleasure in the things life has to offerMore rewarding and fulfilling connections with others
Find out more about how, as your therapist, I can help you overcome depression by visiting my depression therapy page on my website.

You can also book a FREE 10-minute phone consultation to find out how I can help.  Together we will determine how therapy can help solve your problems with depression.


Anxiety, Trauma and PTSD Therapy

Symptoms of Anxiety or PTSD Where Therapy Can Help:Worried and scared - thoughts of “what if…happens?”Fearful of losing control and embarrassing yourselfAvoidant of social situationsTerrified by thoughts of “I can’t breathe," “People are looking at me," or “I might die”Difficulties concentrating and making decisionsFeeling inadequatePanic attacks -  a rapid heart rate, a feeling that you can't breathe, etc.
Tension in your neck, back and shoulders, chest pain, GI problems, dizziness and trembling
Benefits of Therapy for Anxiety & PTSD
The pain and fear of anxiety liftsFeel calmer and able to relaxControl, reduce and even eliminate your worries and fearsReduce or eliminate the physical symptoms of anxiety (e.g. tension in your body, headaches, etc.)
Improve your concentration and decision makingFeel more alive with an increase in self-esteemEnjoy your usual social activities and outings 
Discover help I can help you overcome anxiety by visiting my anxiety therapy page on my website.

You can also book a FREE 10-minute phone consultation to find out how I, as your therapist, can help you become calmer and more relaxed.

Together we will determine how anxiety therapy can help you live a more satisfying life.

Whether your problems are due to worry, stress and anxiety, depression, or relationship struggles, find out my proven counselling approaches can help you solve your problems by visiting my website.

Douglas Hanson Reaches

Winnipeg MB