Flourishing Families Counseling

Victims of Scams, Fraud or Identity Theft

It can be difficult to move forward and trust again after being scammed. Many people feel vulnerable and ashamed afterward, however, know that it’s not your fault – scammers these days are more deceptive than ever! Flourishing Families can help you take the time to process what happened, provide support in planning on how to recover, and protect yourself in the future. Be patient with yourself during this process. With therapy you can take steps towards healing and finding peace to help you live with hope and confidence again.

How Flouishing Families Can Help With Victims of Scams, Fraud or Identity Theft

Being scammed, or watching someone you care about get scammed, is a helpless feeling. Feeling better can seem impossible at times. In most cases, the scammer isn’t able to be found. You do the best you can to protect yourself from further financial or legal harm. 

However, how do you cope with the terrible feelings you experience emotionally? In the aftermath of fraud and scams, finding your way through an extremely complicated time can be extremely difficult. You can find peace of mind and feel safe again with therapeutic support from Flourishing Families Counseling.

When to Talk to a Therapist

Scams and fraud affect people emotionally and mentally. Flourishing Families can help you find ways to help yourself or a loved one who has been victimized by a scam or fraud. It may be helpful to speak with a therapist at Flourishing Families Counseling if you are experiencing any of the following:

  • Anxiety
  • Shame
  • Embarrassment
  • Guilt
  • Anger
  • Depression
  • Fear
  • Loss of trust in others
  • Loss of a sense of security
  • Grief
The best thing you can do if you have been scammed is to take care of yourself, including leaning on family and friends who care about you, taking time for self-care activities, and not getting caught up in negative or distorted thought patterns related to the scam.
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms then receiving support may be beneficial. Flourishing Families Counseling can help so you can experience freedom, a sense of security, happiness, and hope.


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