Trauma

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 [...]

Chronic Stress in Teens: More Likely In Girls After Trauma

By | September 8th, 2017|Anxiety, Trauma|

As children grow into adults, it’s important to learn how to cope with adversity--it’s actually an essential skill to living a happy, healthy life. When something stressful happens, our body increases our body’s blood pressure, heart rate, and [...]

Overcoming Trauma: Could We Actually Remove Memories of Fear?

By | August 24th, 2017|Trauma|

So far, the ability to erase unpleasant memories--like in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind--is only in movies, but research shows that we may be one step closer. The power to lessen the negativity of difficult memories could [...]

The Critical Components of PTSD Treatment for Girls

By | April 10th, 2017|Therapy, Trauma|

Specifically in residential PTSD treatment for girls, there are many important components needed in order to ensure the best results. It’s not just about the PTSD-specific therapies being offered, it’s also about the setting, staff, and feeling the [...]