Trauma is how the human body responds to a highly stressful event. The resulting emotional wounds are no different from physical ones. When ignored, they fester and lead to consequential results. Here are a few overlooked signs of trauma.
Flashbacks are powerful recollections of past traumatic events. They often occur without warning and pull you back into the frightening experience and flood you with distress. It can leave you feeling unsafe, unsettled, overwhelmed, and just as traumatized as before. Psychotherapy is a proven way to find relief.
When you think about someone experiencing trauma, incidents such as a violent or sexual assault or a terrible car accident might come to mind. But there are other, subtler forms of trauma that can negatively affect our lives and hinder our relationships. Emotional trauma is often overlooked and minimized, and we may think we’ve “gotten […]