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.
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.
Clients who have experienced serious trauma in their lives may reenact their trauma during therapy sessions.
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, […]
There are many reasons and contributing factors for substance use disorders, including exposure to traumatic experiences, especially when the trauma has occurred in childhood.