You may be experiencing any of these:
- Anxiety and fear
- Withdrawing from others
- Feeling sad or hopeless
- Feeling disconnected or numb
- Confusion, difficulty concentrating
- Shock, denial, or disbelief
- Markedly diminished interest or participation in significant activities
- DSM 5: Persistent, distorted cognitions about the cause or consequences of the traumatic event(s) that lead the individual to blame himself/herself or others. Persistent negative emotional state (e.g., fear, horror, anger, guilt, or shame.)
Types of Trauma:
Acute trauma: This results from a single stressful or dangerous event.
Chronic trauma: This results from repeated and prolonged exposure to highly stressful events. Examples include cases of child abuse, bullying, or domestic violence.
Complex trauma: This results from exposure to multiple traumatic events.
There is Help!
Trauma can be a response to an event a person finds highly stressful. Additionally trauma can be anything a client feels traumatic. A Simply Thrive therapist is here to help! Trained and licensed therapists have the experience you need in order to heal from a traumatic experience.
If this resonates with you, each of the therapists below are equipped to help.