Green Nature

Causes of Trauma

  • Sexual Abuse / Rape / Sexual Assault

  • Childhood neglect: emotional, physical, time)

  • Abandonment 

  • Verbal, physical, or emotional abuse

  • Bullying

  • Domestic Violence 

  • Chronic illnesses

  • An accident

  • Grief or loss

Common Symptoms of Trauma

  • Intrusive memories or nightmares

  • Avoidance

  • Physical symptoms when remembering traumatic event

  • Hypervigilance or constant worry

  • Difficulty trusting the world or people around you

  • Feelings of guilt or personal blame

  • Mood swings

  • Anger outbursts or constantly feeling irritable

  • Difficulty concentrating

  • Problems with sleep

Trauma

A traumatic experience can have lasting effects on a person. As if your experience, alone, wasn’t enough, these lingering symptoms can leave you feeling overwhelmed and hopeless. Most of us aren’t prepared with what to do in the aftermath of such an event, which is why I am here to help. 

If you’re ready to address your trauma and the associated responses, give me a call or set up an appointment now.