What is Trauma?
When considering mental health trauma is defined as a deeply distressing or disturbing experience. Trauma is anything that exceeds your nervous system's ability to cope. What may be traumatic for one person may not be as severe for the next.
Children and teens may experience trauma in the following ways:
Adults may have experienced trauma in childhood concerning the above mentioned experiences as well as the following experiences in adulthood:
PTSD is when someone has experienced a traumatic event and is having particular types of problems as a result. The major types of symptoms experienced by people with PTSD include:
Hearts of Healing Therapies offers evidenced-based treatment for children and adults with trauma and PTSD.