Addressing the Unspoken: Talking To Your Teen About Their Trauma

By | June 14th, 2019|Trauma|

Talking to your teen about trauma can feel overwhelming and difficult. Even if you have not experienced trauma yourself, you can understand how one probably does not want to talk about the things that have hurt them or [...]

The Therapy that Works: Trauma Focused Therapy for Teens

By | June 7th, 2019|Mental Health, Trauma|

Understanding all of the medical/scientific jargon related to trauma and therapy can be quite challenging as a parent. Trauma focused therapy for teens can quickly become an extremely important part of your teens life if they have experienced [...]

What is Secondary PTSD And How Does It Affect Teens?

By | May 22nd, 2019|Mental Health, Mental Illness, Trauma|

In the digital age, part of staying connected online is exposure to daily accounts of horrific violence across the globe and in our communities that shape our sense of safety and justice. Although some media outlets protect the [...]

Lingering Physiological Effects of Childhood Trauma

By | May 14th, 2019|Teen Girl Issues, Trauma|

It is commonly accepted that an accumulation of multiple adverse childhood experiences makes adults more likely to continue to face negative experiences. However, a recent study conducted by the University of Missouri revealed that adults who have experienced [...]

Study Shows Childhood PTSD Caused When Children Ruminate Over Trauma

By | April 9th, 2019|Mental Health, Trauma|

Children with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may face challenges from many different angles. You are not expected to know everything about PTSD. However, educating yourself on its breadth of causes and effects can help you be a [...]

Relationship-Based Support as the Foundation of Treatment for Teens Struggling with Psychological Trauma

By | March 25th, 2019|Trauma|

Although life is inevitably full of stressful experiences, transitions and loss, teenagers are particularly sensitive to experiencing social, emotional, and cognitive problems in response to these experiences as early experiences shape their worldview. While these adverse childhood experiences [...]

Treatment for Childhood Trauma: Taking The Next Steps

By | February 11th, 2019|Trauma|

Did you know that “trauma” effects majority of children at some point in their lives? Studies show that 60 percent of children were exposed to trauma at least once during childhood. Trauma could encompass a variety of things [...]

Trauma Treatment: Understanding the Effects and Options Available

By | November 3rd, 2017|Trauma|

Generally, when someone thinks of trauma treatment, an image of an injured soldier comes to mind--this leaves out a massive set of people, though. Adolescents can most definitely experience the damaging effects of trauma after an adverse event, [...]

Hidden Brain: Ways Childhood Trauma Affects Us for Life

By | October 27th, 2017|Trauma|

Whether you remember your childhood or not, it has shaped the person you are today. Good and bad experiences knit together to form the foundational basis for how you act, make decisions, and grow into adulthood. Childhood trauma [...]

New Study Sheds Light on Help for Post-Traumatic Stress in Teens

By | September 21st, 2017|Trauma|

While help for post-traumatic stress in teens is becoming more accessible, there’s still much we don’t understand about the disorder and how it works. In a new study, researchers believe they’ve discovered why some people develop PTSD and [...]