emotional trauma

Emotional Trauma: The Impact, PTSD, & How to Hea...

You or someone you know has been through something horrible. It was so bad that it left a lasting impression on you, and no matter how hard you try, it won’t leave you alone. Or, at least, that’s what it feels like. However, experiencing physical and emotional trauma is more common than we would like…

trauma from global pandemic

Can the Global Pandemic be Considered a Trauma?

The swift change in the way we live our daily lives because of the COVID-19 pandemic has many of us feeling lost and confused. Mix in the practice of social distancing and the disconnect from our family and friends and many people are experiencing a collective trauma. Join me as I talk with trauma specialist,…

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Childhood Emotional Neglect or Trauma: You Can Overco...

You’re an adult. But deep down inside you carry with you a hurt that seems to be etched into your mind and heart. All too often, you feel hollow and empty within, as if something is missing, but you have no idea what. And at times, rejection hits you so hard that you feel like…

Recovering from trauma. Houston, TX

4 Steps to Recovering from Trauma

Recovery from trauma can happen for you. No matter whether your traumatic experience occurred during childhood or just recently, you can and deserve to heal and move forward. Trauma? Me? Many people are unsure if “trauma” applies to their own experience, since we often associate the word with traumatic events such as war, horrific accidents,…

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Coping with Emotional Pain without Using Food or Comp...

Tara is a sensitive person. She finds herself taking on the emotional experiences of others; she can’t stand to see anyone in pain. Tara feels scared, small, and overwhelmed when problems arise, and she turns to food to stop the emotional flood. After eating, Tara doesn’t feel better for long. Compulsive Behaviors Help You Soothe…

How to Support a Loved One Surviving Trauma

When someone goes through a loss or a serious trauma, it can be difficult to know what to do or say. While it may be uncomfortable or awkward to talk about, keep in mind that the most important thing is to be present and available. You don’t have to do anything really, except offer support…