Have you ever been through a traumatic event that left you feeling overwhelmed, scared, and unable to move forward? Trauma can be incredibly disruptive to our lives if we don’t have the right strategies for healing. But there is hope. With the help of trauma-informed resources, such as counseling, mindfulness activities, understanding triggers...

Have you ever been through a traumatic event that left you feeling overwhelmed, scared, and unable to move forward? Trauma can be incredibly disruptive to our lives if we don’t have the right strategies for healing. But there is hope. With the help of trauma-informed resources, such as counseling, mindfulness activities, understanding triggers and more - it's possible for anyone suffering from PTSD or other forms of trauma to find relief and learn how to manage their emotions in healthy ways. In this blog post, I will provide helpful information about how you can heal from various types of trauma and its effects on your life.

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Common Trauma Bond Withdrawal Symptoms

Extricating oneself from a toxic or abusive relationship is no easy task. Among the myriad challenges one might face is the bewildering phenomenon of trauma bond withdrawal. This complex process manif...

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Trauma Work & Gratitude

It can be hard to see the words trauma work and gratitude in the same sentence. Trauma can be devastating to the sense of self, and be of extreme detriment to forming healthy relationships and experie...

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Identifying Anger in the Workplace

Feeling anger in the workplace can affect not only your job performance but other aspects of your life as well. Not everyone necessarily loves their jobs. Most of us work to pay bills, have financial ...

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How Trauma Affects Relationships

It is important to understand how trauma affects relationships. Trauma can cause anger to turn inward, and create feelings of bitterness and resentment towards your partner. Trauma can affect relation...

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4 Pain Responses

Healing from trauma can begin by better understanding four pain responses, and making healthier choices to avoid them. The debilitating symptoms of suffering from trauma, which causes mental...

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The Effects of Trauma

The effects of trauma are wide-ranging and can be long-lasting.  It can often be difficult to assess the difference between Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression because of how varied the symptoms...

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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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10 Good Questions to Ask Your Trauma-Informed Therapist

Finding the right trauma-informed therapist can be a daunting task. It's essential to ensure that your therapist understands the unique challenges associated with trauma and can provide the suppo...

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How to Handle PTSD After Active Duty

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, otherwise known as PTSD, is a condition that has been complicating the lives of veterans, along with civilians since the beginning of our species. Humans have always be...

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What is Trauma Bonding?

Trigger Warning: Abuse & Exploitation Trauma bonding is a term coined in 1997 by Dr. Patrick J. Carnes to encompass the experience of the attachment survivors of abuse feel toward their abuser. It...

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How to Recognize and Process Trauma

Trauma is a complex issue that impacts so many different aspects of who we are. Our communication, attachment, receptivity to love, affection, emotional disposition, and so much more. But what counts ...

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How to Cope With Natural Disaster Trauma

What is natural disaster trauma? It is distress caused by a weather event like a drought, landslides, earthquakes, wildfires, floods, hurricanes, tropical storms, and tornadoes. Trauma not o...

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Do You Have Trauma From Dating Someone With BPD?

In the world of dating and relationships, few experiences can be as emotionally taxing as being involved with someone diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The rollercoaster ride of in...

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What Is Trauma Bonding?

What is trauma bonding? Previously known as Stockholm Syndrome, trauma bonding is the attachment that a victim feels for their abuser because of the love-abuse-love cycle that happens. This makes an a...

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Vicarious Trauma vs Secondary Trauma

Understanding trauma and its various types is crucial in the realm of mental health. Trauma refers to deeply distressing or disturbing experiences that can have profound effects on an individual's psy...

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