Stress & Trauma Therapy & Coaching

Relief | Recovery | Resilience

– Dr. Suess

Program Details

Your Stress Can Become Your Strength

Research shows that stress and trauma impact the brain, body and emotions, and poorly managed stress is now considered to be the root cause of most life-threatening illnesses. Unhealed childhood trauma has been found to lead to serious illnesses in middle age.

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Some signs of stress include:

  • Feeling overwhelmed and out of control
  • Fear and anxiety
  • Having trouble sleeping
  • Digestive problems, high or low blood pressure
  • Mood swings, anger, rage
  • Headaches, migraines;
  • Short or long term memory problems

Some signs of trauma include:

  • Flashbacks, feeling unsafe
  • Nightmares and sleep problems
  • Sudden violent reactions
  • Fear of one’s feelings
  • Being triggered unexpectedly
  • Panic attacks
  • Fears and phobias


Some causes of trauma and stress include:

  • Car accident; physical injury

  • Natural disaster

  • Loss of a loved one; divorce

  • Work pressures

  • Financial insecurity; family pressures

  • Mental, emotional or physical abuse

  • Being a victim of crime

I want to thank you for listening, understanding, and then organizing the therapy in a manner that was easy for me to follow and achieve success with.”  -LK


The best time to deal with stress and trauma is NOW.

get your life back Gillian Padgett
get your life back Gillian Padgett

In your sessions you will:

  • Discover how to quickly shift from stress, overwhelm or anxiety to a sense of balance and calm;
  • Learn practical effective strategies, techniques and steps that can be used for life;
  • Uncover your inner strengths and the best ways to use them;
  • Create your own protocol to monitor and maintain balance and resilience.

The steps are easy and enjoyable. They integrate ancient wisdom and leading edge knowledge to support mind, body, emotions and spirit. The journey to healing can be effortless, rewarding and empowering.

One-on-one Therapy Sessions are available at the clinic in Kelowna: 301-3275 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 3S9, Canada and in Vernon BC, Canada;

Telephone and Online Coaching (Skype or Zoom)

Email and telephone follow-up can be arranged between sessions.

Please allow one hour for your appointments and an extra 15-30 minutes for your first appointment.

During your first appointment we will assess your stress and plan the best steps for your program to recovery, happiness and inner calm

Gillian Padgett
Gillian Padgett, MISMA, MNLP, CHT

For over 25 years Gillian has specialized in stress and trauma. She has worked with traditional medical and complementary health care practitioners to support patients and she brings to the program her knowledge, experience and compassion when she gently guides you towards recovery, understanding and growth.

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Charitable beneficiary: Whitevalley Community Resource Centre is a non-profit organization with the mission to promote and support the health and well-being of the community and provide accessible, inclusive resources to people in need of information and assistance. Programs include counseling, parent/caregiver and tot drop-ins, after school and summer day camp for children, drug and alcohol counselling, youth pre-employment, and senior’s programs.