Trauma Treatment

Helping Heal Trauma Through Residential Treatment for Teens

By | September 1st, 2016|Trauma Treatment|

Trauma can make it hard for a teenager to move through daily life. It can hinder their learning, focus, and even their joy. Trauma has the power to trigger further mental health challenges like depression or anxiety. When [...]

Coping with Grief: Understanding Grieving Styles 

By | July 15th, 2016|General Health, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues, trauma, Trauma Treatment|

Coping with grief  is a difficult task. Many of us have different methods for coping with grief. A recent article by Psychology Today discussed how boys and girls handle grief differently. In the book Grief Beyond Gender: Understandings [...]

The Benefits of Community-Based Care in Residential Treatment Facilities

By | July 14th, 2016|General Health, Mental Health, Trauma Treatment|

No one wants to feel alone. Especially if you’re struggling with a mental health issue and you are also a teenager. Finding a group of people who accept you for who you are and who are looking out [...]

Passed Through Generations: Recent Research On Inherited Family Trauma

By | July 13th, 2016|Teen Girl Issues, trauma, Trauma Treatment|

The saying goes - time heals all wounds. However, when it comes to trauma within the family, this may not be true. More and more research is coming out which shows that inherited family trauma can be extremely [...]

Four Ways to Address Trauma In Teens

By | July 7th, 2016|Therapy, trauma, Trauma Treatment|

When a traumatic event occurs, it may seem like helping your teen work through the trauma is the most challenging thing you’ve ever done. No one wants to see their child suffer, especially after your teen has experienced [...]

Sleep Issues and Childhood Trauma Linked to Cause of Depression

By | June 30th, 2016|trauma, Trauma Treatment|

In a report by ScienceDaily, the University of Eastern Finland discovered that childhood trauma and disturbed sleep cycles mess up immune system regulation. Depression, childhood trauma, and sleep interruptions are all associated with an increase in physical issues [...]

After the Orlando Shooting: Animals Can Help Ease Teen Trauma

By | June 30th, 2016|Therapy, trauma, Trauma Treatment|

The New York Times recently wrote an article reporting on the surprising helpers brought in to help comfort those experiencing trauma or stress after the Orlando Shooting: therapy dogs. The K-9 Comfort Dogs team brought 12 golden retrievers [...]

Give Her Some Space: Teen Grief & Loss

By | June 29th, 2016|Mental Health, trauma, Trauma Treatment|

Teen grief and loss is a different kind of beast than adult grief and loss. Usually, once you hit your mid-twenties, you’ve lost at least one important person in your life or experienced something at least mildly traumatic. [...]

PTSD Awareness: Spotting the signs of PTSD in your teen

By | June 14th, 2016|Teen Girl Issues, trauma, Trauma Treatment|

June is PTSD Awareness Month. PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects millions of people across the world. Most people associate PTSD with war and in turn, older people. However, PTSD also affects many teens and young adults. In [...]

Trauma Treatment: Don’t Let Memories Haunt You

By | May 25th, 2016|Mental Health, Trauma Treatment|

Avoid Memory Distorting Through Trauma Treatment Distress By Ashley Gibson Our memories represent our paths through life that have made us who we are. They are an essential part of shaping our personality, emotions, and [...]