Tag Archives: Trauma

The Traumatized Child Self or Let’s Go to the Movies

An explanation of how trauma is hidden in a child’s memory, emotions and bodies and comes out when least expected. Continue reading

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Trauma Saps People’s Energy

Most people have seen a version of the movie depicting Charles Dickens’ Scrooge. In the story, Scrooge’s long dead partner, Marley, appears dragging many chains behind him  representing the weight of his past and makes the statement that Scrooge has … Continue reading

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Do You Have Trauma in Your Past?

When most people think about trauma, they have a very limited view of what a trauma or Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) is. Usually they will think of veterans coming back from a bloody war or a woman being brutally raped. … Continue reading

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How Does Trauma Effect a Brain?

Fortunately with all the brain scans that are available today, there are some strong theories out there about how trauma changes the way the brain works. Though no one knows for sure, it seems apparent that trauma changes the wiring … Continue reading

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What Constitutes Trauma

Trauma is stored in four different ways in a personʼs system; the actual event, the emotions around that event, the body sensations where these emotions are stored and a set of negative beliefs attached to the event. So if the … Continue reading

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Could Trauma Be a Major Cause of Mental Health Symptoms?

Looking at the way psychotherapists approach therapy and what that means to the client. Continue reading

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What Does Psychotherapy Do For People

Psychotherapy at its best helps people get their power back. What do I mean by power?  Well when a baby is born, they appear to have no power. They can not roll over or even move their heads. All they … Continue reading

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A Cure for PTSD?

Over the past several years there has been a lot of talk about treatments for PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) from EMDR to yoga. I am not sure how well all these other treatments work, but I do know that … Continue reading

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