Trauma counseling is a necessary step in the healing process for those who have experienced trauma. This type of counseling can help individuals understand and cope with the emotions and effects associated with trauma. Counseling provides a safe space for individuals to share their experiences and begin to process the trauma. Trauma counselors...

Trauma counseling is a necessary step in the healing process for those who have experienced trauma. This type of counseling can help individuals understand and cope with the emotions and effects associated with trauma. Counseling provides a safe space for individuals to share their experiences and begin to process the trauma. Trauma counselors are trained to provide support and guidance through this difficult process. The goal of trauma counseling is to help individuals heal emotionally and mentally from the trauma so that they can move on with their lives. Trauma counseling can be an important piece of the puzzle for those who have experienced a traumatic event.

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How Trauma Can Affect Your Love Life

Trauma can negatively impact the brain of the sufferer. Sometimes preventing it from functioning, and responding to certain situations properly. What's even worse is how it can also negatively impact ...

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How to Spot Some of the Signs of PTSD in Teens?

Every teenager goes through the typical emotional roller coaster. They may love you one minute and hate you the next. Suppose your teen lashes out more than usual and isolates herself from her friends...

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Which Type of Trauma Therapy is Right for Me?

Looking for the right therapist to help heal your trauma can be extremely daunting. 

Especially when it comes to all of the different modalities (read types), it can feel downright overwhelming.

Yet, finding the right approach is critical to ensuring the effectiveness of your treatment.

So what are some well-known trauma therapies and which one is right for you? 

Read more below to find out!

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Easy Guide to Stop Dissociating

Dissociating can feel extremely scary and overwhelming. 

It can feel like we are out of control, or maybe we don't even know we dissociated until after the fact.

So what is dissociation? 

And how do make it stop?  

Read ahead to find out more about coping skills for dissociation!
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What To Expect During Trauma Counseling

For many people, a traumatic event can trigger a range of emotions.  These feelings may persist for extended periods of time and can lead to a variety of additional problems. This is because trau...

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How Does Childhood Trauma Affect Relationships?

Traumatic experiences during childhood can have a lasting impact on our relationships as adults. This is because the brain is still developing during childhood, and traumatic experiences can cause the...

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5 Best Ways to Recover from Toxic Trauma Bonding

Why is trauma bonding detrimental to your mental health?  Trauma bonding occurs when a victim develops an emotional attachment to their abuser. The key element of a traumatic bond is repeated abu...

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How to Deal and Let Go of Embarrassing Intrusive Memories

It's normal to feel embarrassed or ashamed after an intrusive memory pops into your head.

But it's important not to let those feelings keep you trapped in the past.

Such thoughts can be disruptive to your day, and may even cause you to avoid situations or people that remind you of the memory.

Here are a few ideas to help you deal with and let go of embarrassing memories. 

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How to Build Resilience in the Age of Trauma

The age we live in is one of constant change, upheaval, and uncertainty.  The more modern world we live in has become vastly different from the one our ancestors experienced thousands of years ag...

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How Do I Know I Have Trauma?

With all of this newfound access to information about mental health, it can be pretty easy to get overwhelmed, especially when it comes to trauma.  But what actually is trauma?  And how...

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Finding Your Safe Space

Our journey towards mental well-being and health often draws us toward inner reflection. 

These reflections could be about healthy and unhealthy behaviors, people, and places in our lives. 

Especially if we have gone through rough experiences and trauma, we become more susceptible to feeling unsafe constantly.

Be it our mind or body, it feels like there's a constant race going on, and our thoughts are winning.

Helping our mind and body feel safe requires a safe space for ourselves, whether it is somewhere outside or within us.
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What is EMDR?

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). EMDR is a psychotherapy tool that lessens the long-term effects of trauma. After a traumatic event, certain sounds, sights, smells, and ...

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Learning to Manage PTSD

What is PTSD?

PTSD is short for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; a mental health condition that is in response to a traumatic or deeply disturbing event.

There are many causes of PTSD so each treatment plan will look different.

If you suffer from PTSD, you are not alone.

Approximately 3.5 percent of American adults are affected by PTSD every year.

Although it is difficult, you can learn to manage PTSD.

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How To Cope with Trauma Responses

What is trauma? Trauma is something that has happened in one's life that was deeply distressing or disturbing.  It is a moment that has left a replayable mark on the brain.  This moment...

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How to Deal With Trauma in Adulthood

Would you like to learn about how trauma in adulthood affects us? If so, keep reading!  Trauma affects people in different ways. People react to it differently.  They may also have various r...

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