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Understanding the Physiological Manifestations of Trauma

A person dealing with a traumatic event may feel a lot of different emotions. Normally, extreme negative feelings first kick in – anger, fear, sadness, guilt, embarrassment or even denial. On some instances, a person might even experience…
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Understanding Trauma and the Importance of Trauma-informed Therapy

Traumatic events affect people in various ways. When we encounter a dangerous or life threatening situation and our sense of safety is compromised, we react in different manners. Our brain handles these terrible events in a way that’s not…
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Childhood Trauma Linked to Substance Use Disorders

Exposure to childhood trauma has been linked to substance use disorders. Childhood trauma, physical and sexual abuse as well as neglect can create traumatic life experiences. The emotional scars left behind from unresolved trauma can create…