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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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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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 Does Trauma Affect Communication?

The world of human communication is complex and multifaceted, serving as the backbone of our society and interpersonal relationships.  However, when an individual experiences trauma, it can signi...

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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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How to Navigate and Manage Triggers During and Outside of Trauma-Informed Therapy Sessions

Triggers can be a significant challenge for individuals undergoing trauma-informed therapy sessions. They can evoke intense emotions and reactions, both during therapy and in everyday life. Learning h...

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How to Heal Inner Child Trauma from Emotional Neglect

Healing inner child trauma, especially those stemming from childhood emotional neglect and emotional abuse, is of paramount importance. Emotional neglect during childhood can have long-term effects on...

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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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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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What Therapy Services Does Tricare Cover for Mental Health?

Table of Contents Introduction Services That Tricare Covers for Mental Health Outpatient Services Inpatient Services Specialized Therapies Emergency Mental Health Services Conclusion Introduction TRIC...

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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 Break a Trauma Bond With a Narcissist

Breaking free from the complex web of a trauma bond with a narcissist can be one of the most challenging tasks one can undertake. This form of bond, manipulated and maintained by narcissistic behavior...

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How to Rebuild Your Life After Trauma

Trauma can leave deep scars, disrupting the rhythm of life and casting a long shadow over our daily experiences.  It's a transformative event that can shatter our sense of normalcy, leaving us fe...

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How to Overcome Common Barriers and Challenges in Seeking Trauma-Informed Therapy and Counseling

Embarking on the path to healing through trauma-informed therapy and counseling can be a life-changing decision. However, many individuals face barriers and challenges that may deter them from se...

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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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How to Overcome Childhood Trauma

Childhood trauma can leave deep, lasting scars that may affect various aspects of life, from physical health to emotional well-being, relationships, and even career success. Yet, it's important t...

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