It is highly likely that at some point in your life, you will encounter trauma either first-hand or vicariously (Fisher, 2023). In fact, about 90% of all adults will experience trauma at least once in their lifespan (Kilpatrick et al, 2013). While you may know what trauma is, do you know what happens to yourContinue reading “What Does Trauma Do To Your Brain?”
By Jaunai Staton, BBA What Exactly Is Trauma? Trauma typically encompasses deeply distressing or excruciating experiences. Traumatic experiences can evoke an instinctual inclination to avoid. Trauma causes us to shield ourselves from intense emotions. We then resort to suppressing or completely avoiding how we feel. Facing and accepting trauma is no easy task. Recovery fromContinue reading “Reclaiming Your Life: Individual Trauma Therapy”
Trauma, in itself, is so complex. When one or both people in a relationship have experienced trauma, it can create rigidity, conflict, and misunderstandings. Here are some ways trauma can show up in your relationships.
What Is Trauma? Having worked with clients for many years who have experienced trauma, I can tell you that no two people handle it in the same way. Trauma can be experienced individually, or it can happen simultaneously to an entire group of people, similar to the events that unfolded during 9/11. The best definitionContinue reading “Do I Have Trauma?”