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Trauma and Trust

Trust issues can have an impact on our most important, intimate relationships. Indeed, it is in these relationships where our trust issues are most apparent, because it is these relationships where we are more vulnerable.

PTSD Doesn’t Only Impact Veterans

PTSD can affect anyone who has experienced or been witness to a traumatic event, it can even effect those who have been indirectly exposed to something traumatic. For example, PTSD can occur in a family member learning of the violent death of someone else in the family.

The Fastest Way to Heal Trauma is Slowly

There is often the idea that when treating clients we should help them process their negative emotions. Believing that only by ridding them of these will space be created for new, more positive feelings to gather. However, there is no immediate cure that will take the pain away but by moving forward incredibly slowly, they will begin to find their own sources of hope and motivation in their daily lives and routines that will enable them to keep going.

Dysfunctional Households and their Impact

Many people may not understand the reverberations of growing up in a dysfunctional household. Every house varies in the level of dysfunction witnessed by the children of that home. Most households experience some form of dysfunction at one time or another.

The Reenactment of Trauma

Have you ever thought that you are doomed to be in one toxic relationship after another? Have you sometimes thought that kind, caring and stable people are just not exciting enough for you? These feelings and experiences may be because you have a history of childhood trauma. Many survivors of trauma allow themselves, often compulsively, […]

The Body’s Fight or Flight Response

The body responds to threat using a response called fight-or-flight. This is also known as the acute stress response. This terminology describes the body’s physiological reaction to something that is extremely physically or mentally frightening.

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