Trauma and Stabilization

Having a history of trauma leads to some predictable difficulties in life.  This handout is to help you understand some of what’s needed to be able to move forward. Stabilizing Because of the nature of post-traumatic stress, you may find yourself feeling out of control, acting compulsively, and being overrun with unwanted thoughts.  The first step of…

Trauma & Emotions

Having a history of trauma leads to some predictable difficulties in life.  This post is to help you understand some of the difficult emotions you may be experiencing. There are certain emotions you experienced during your traumatic experience(s) that were incredibly intense and confusing.  As a result, many trauma survivors try to avoid feeling emotion as much…

Trauma and Beliefs

Having a history of trauma leads to some predictable difficulties in life.  This post is to help you understand some of the thought processes you may be experiencing and give some tips on how to move forward. Thoughts and Beliefs All humans make sense of their experience.  Sometimes we know that we are doing it, but sometimes…