Do you have c ptsd

You have most likely heard the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – also known as PTSD. It is used to describe the mental and emotional anguish suffered by those who have experienced sudden trauma. PTSD is often experienced by soldiers as well as those who have been victims of rape and other crimes, and even…

What is Trauma Therapy

Not many of us will get through life without facing our own share of challenges. But some people experience not just stress and strife, but actual trauma. Trauma may come in the form of a physically or emotionally abusive relationship, a physical accident such as a car accident, rape, the sudden loss of a loved…

What in the world is emdr and why are you waving your hand in front of my face

When my therapist first suggested I try Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to process my trauma, I thought she was crazy! I thought “you mean to tell me that you wave your hand in front of me a few times and everything gets better? Yeah, sure!” I went into it totally skeptical but I…