Much of trauma healing is helping the nervous system become more "resilient." Rather than spend a few hours or even days drowning in a state of terror, tension and nervousness after getting triggered, doing one or more of these exercises can help the nervous system shift into a different state sooner. Each time you do…

Much of trauma healing is helping the nervous system become more "resilient." Rather than spend a few hours or even days drowning in a state of terror, tension and nervousness after getting triggered, doing one or more of these exercises can help the nervous system shift into a different state sooner. Each time you do…

In Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), there are significant physical changes within the brain as a result of trauma.

In Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), there are significant physical changes within the brain as a result of trauma.

Free Trauma-Informed Care Infographic. See instructions at the bottom of the page for printing. From the Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care, University at Buffalo School of Social Work. Please share this!

Free Trauma-Informed Care Infographic. See instructions at the bottom of the page for printing. From the Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care, University at Buffalo School of Social Work. Please share this!

Trauma impacts the mind and body in numerous ways. I have worked with many children and adolescents that have presented the following symptoms.  One client in particular exhibited each of the follo…

Trauma impacts the mind and body in numerous ways. I have worked with many children and adolescents that have presented the following symptoms. One client in particular exhibited each of the follo…

Trauma Tree - this is a good graphic of how symptoms can grow from trauma and ignoring the issues. With good therapy, coping skills and support these symptoms can be more controllable

Trauma Tree - this is a good graphic of how symptoms can grow from trauma and ignoring the issues. With good therapy, coping skills and support these symptoms can be more controllable

Carrying Guilt & shame of a past event, an destroy self confidence, leaving individuals feeling lonely & isolated. These are emotions that need to be addressed - here are some way of overcoming guilt & shame to get back to that confident you again.

Carrying Guilt & shame of a past event, an destroy self confidence, leaving individuals feeling lonely & isolated. These are emotions that need to be addressed - here are some way of overcoming guilt & shame to get back to that confident you again.

We remember trauma less in words and more with our feelings and our bodies. Understanding our feelings & "fight or flight" mechanism is the start of taking back control of our lives (Anxiety & Panic)

We remember trauma less in words and more with our feelings and our bodies. Understanding our feelings & "fight or flight" mechanism is the start of taking back control of our lives (Anxiety & Panic)

This is precisely the quandary which is at my core....to long for what you fear the most. It gets easier to understand, but it never goes away. It's like breathing: involuntary and unchangeable.

This is precisely the quandary which is at my core....to long for what you fear the most. It gets easier to understand, but it never goes away. It's like breathing: involuntary and unchangeable.

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