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From Victim To Survivor To Thriver

From Victim To Survivor To Thriver

We live in a world where being called a “victim” implies a connotation of weakness. “Don’t be a victim” is a phrase we hear all too often. But what if that is actually your experience? Victim is a term the legal system uses to identify someone who has been the...
Grief and Loss After Trauma

Grief and Loss After Trauma

Often when we think of grief and loss, we associate it with the loss of a loved one. The five stages of grief are not necessarily what one thinks of in response to a sexual trauma but often survivors will report going through the stages at some point. While the stages...
What Are Boundaries and Why Do We Need Them?

What Are Boundaries and Why Do We Need Them?

As a psychotherapist specializing in the treatment of trauma and PTSD, I often work with patients who struggle with setting and maintaining boundaries. Often when someone grows up in a violent or abusive home, they miss out on the opportunity to explore their likes,...
What Happens in Trauma Therapy?

What Happens in Trauma Therapy?

In the last blog, we explored some of the effects people may experience after being exposed to trauma in childhood. When someone experiences trauma early on, they can miss out on learning important skills such as calming the nervous system and how to function in...

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