Trauma is defined as emotional or physical shock after a stressful event. Trauma therapy is a therapy designed to recognize and heal trauma by better understanding it.


  • One time shocking events. Examples: (car accidents, witnessing a murder, assault)
  • Long term events: Examples: (watching some die of cancer, battling illness, and living in constant fear)
  • Unrecognized Trauma: Examples: (Pre-memory, childhood experience, poor-parenting affects, and surgery)


Emotional and psychological symptoms:

  • Shock, denial, or disbelief
  • Confusion, difficulty concentrating
  • Anger, irritability, mood swings
  • Anxiety and fear
  • Guilt, shame, self-blame
  • Withdrawing from others
  • Feeling sad or hopeless
  • Feeling disconnected or numb

Physical symptoms:

  • Insomnia or nightmares
  • Fatigue
  • Being startled easily
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Racing heartbeat
  • Edginess and agitation
  • Aches and pains
  • Muscle tension

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