What is PTSD? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Explained

When you experience fear, your body initiates a “fight-or-flight” response. The purpose of this response is to protect you from harm. Although most people recover naturally from fearful events, experiencing ongoing symptoms may signify post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Most people have heard of PTSD in the context of veterans and military personnel. But it’s important…

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What is Trauma Therapy?

Trauma, no matter what age, can cause anxiety, and lead to self-harm, substance abuse, isolation, and many more detrimental symptoms. According to research conducted by SAMSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), 61% of men and 51% of women will experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime.  Every person’s trauma is different…

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