Trauma work goes beyond the walls of your warm, wise and skillful therapists office. You have your life before you walk into your therapy session, and your reality is with you as you walk out into the world, the world that you live in. I have provided six skills to help support your trauma therapy, in and outside of session.Read More
Trauma, PTSD and Complex PTSD are words that have been thrown around a lot lately.
Trauma has been a hot topic because in the last 10 years the field of good trauma treatment has undergone a lot of changes. The world of treating trauma has made major gains in best treating trauma and helping individuals recover from traumatic experiences. However, it can be confusing to know which term refers to what, and so I've explained the three main trauma diagnosis below.
What is trauma? Simply put, trauma most often refers to an emotional or psychological response to an experience that is disturbing or deeply distressing.Read More
At the beginning of therapy I often ask individuals about their trauma history. Some people are very clear about what it is they have experienced and know it has been a trauma; be it child abuse, domestic abuse, terrorism, war or rape. However, others are quick to saying "I haven't been through anything traumatic" in a heartbeat.Read More