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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No, Trauma is Not an Excuse to Treat People Poorly

While trauma can explain why we might struggle with certain emotions and behaviors, it doesn't justify acting out in ways that hurt others. Using trauma to avoid responsibility for poor behavior is no...

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How to Heal from Trauma Bonding

Trauma bonding is a complex psychological phenomenon where an individual forms a strong emotional attachment to someone who has caused them harm or distress.  This bond, often resulting from cycl...

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How to Overcome PTSD from Narcissistic Abuse

Narcissistic abuse refers to the emotional and psychological exploitation carried out by individuals who display narcissistic characteristics or those diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder ...

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How Trauma-Informed Therapy Empowers Clients to Take Control of Their Recovery Journey

Trauma-informed therapy is a powerful tool that can help individuals overcome the challenges posed by traumatic experiences and regain control over their lives. By focusing on safety, trust, and empow...

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8 Ways To Identify Trauma Bonding

Trauma bonding looks a lot like love in the early days of a relationship due to the intense affection and "love-bombing" techniques used early in a relationship. But how can you tell if it's love or t...

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What is a Trauma Response and How to Manage It

In the rich and complex narrative of our lives, some chapters challenge us, sculpting our character and shaping our worldview.  Among these, traumatic experiences can leave deep imprints on our p...

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The Role of Trauma-Informed Care in Addiction Recovery

The process of addiction recovery is complex and multifaceted, often requiring a comprehensive approach to effectively address the underlying factors contributing to substance abuse. Trauma-informed c...

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How to Stop Trauma Dumping

In our quest for connection and understanding, we sometimes tread into the territory of trauma dumping, unknowingly overwhelming others with the weight of our unprocessed experiences.  This act, ...

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How to Heal From Betrayal Trauma

Betrayal trauma is a type of emotional injury that occurs when someone we trust violates our expectations and betrays our trust in a significant way.  This can come in many forms, including infid...

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How Trauma-Informed Care Supports Emotional and Physical Safety

Trauma-informed care is an approach that recognizes the profound impact trauma can have on an individual's emotional and physical well-being. By creating a safe and supportive environment, trauma...

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How to Feel Safe After Trauma

Experiencing trauma can leave us feeling vulnerable, shattered, and uncertain about our place in the world.  The aftermath of trauma often entails navigating a complex web of emotions, triggers, ...

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7 Reasons Why Trauma-Informed Care is Important

Trauma-informed care has become a vital approach in the world of therapy and counseling. This approach acknowledges the pervasive nature of trauma and its profound impact on individuals, families, and...

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5 Ways a Patient Can Get the Most Out of Their Therapy Session from a Trauma-Informed Therapist

Engaging in trauma-informed therapy is a crucial step toward healing and growth. To get the most out of your therapy sessions, it's essential to approach each session with intention and commitment. In...

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How to Get Over Car Accident Trauma

Experiencing a car accident can be a traumatic event that leaves both physical and emotional scars.  It's not uncommon for survivors to grapple with the after-effects long after the physical inju...

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8 Common Treatments for PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a severe mental health condition that can affect anyone, not just war veterans. It's a debilitating disorder that can feel like a life sentence, making you bel...

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