H. Dawn Wrenn Trauma, MA, LCMHC, CCMHC, CTTS, NCC

Adult Trauma Specialist


 Treatment Philosophies:
Dawn is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and other trauma-related symptoms. Dawn graduated from Norfolk State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and later from Liberty University with a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling, as well as a graduate certification in substance abuse counseling from East Carolina University.

Dawn has been active in providing veteran services organizations with access to education and resources for combat veterans and their families. She is also a founding member of the PTSD Clinicians Exchange, a project that ensures providers have access to the latest training in order to assist in alleviating symptoms of PTSD.

Treatment Specialties:
Through her experience providing counseling for service members, veterans, and their families in the Camp Lejeune, NC area, she has developed a passion for working with combat veterans.

As a trauma specialist, Dawn has specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR), Cognitive Processing Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, and Image Rehearsal Therapy for nightmares. Dawn uses mindfulness therapies, solution-focused education, and behavioral techniques to help each of her patients.

General Ages Treated:
• Individuals 18 and up

Concerns Addressed:
• Addiction
• Antisocial Personality
• Anxiety
• Behavioral Issues
• Challenges of the Academically Gifted
• Chronic Illness
• Chronic Impulsivity
• Chronic Pain
• Codependency
• Coping Skills
• Domestic Abuse
• Domestic Violence
• Dual Diagnosis
• Emotional Disturbance
• Family Conflict
• Grief
• Life Transitions
• Men’s Issues
• Oppositional Defiance
• Sexual Abuse
• Sleep or Insomnia
• Stress
• Suicidal Ideation
• Traumatic Brain Injury

Service Modalities:
• Face to Face
• Tele-Health