Mind and Body: Healthy Living and PTSD

By | June 19th, 2019|trauma, Trauma Treatment|

Healthy Living and PTSD are interconnected during the treatment process. While one is working to cope with the symptoms of PTSD, healthy living should also be made a priority. Research from PsychCentral talks about how “the nervous system [...]

Managing the Split: How to Help Your Teenager Through Divorce

By | April 29th, 2019|Teen Girl Issues, trauma|

Divorce is a decision that affects the whole family. Teenagers experience many hormonal changes, developmental shifts, and may feel like they are riding an emotional rollercoaster through their adolescent years. When divorce is added to the mix, this [...]

Anxiety and PTSD in Teen Girls: What Parents Need to Know

By | April 23rd, 2019|Anxiety, trauma|

Anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder are two things that can impact everyone. Teen girls may struggle with one or both of these types of disorders. The symptoms they exhibit may vary based off of the individual and the [...]

A Parent’s Guide: How To Help A Teen with PTSD

By | January 18th, 2019|trauma, Trauma Treatment|

Teens who suffer from PTSD find coping to be extremely difficult. A recent study revealed that memories that come from traumatic events change according to the individual’s perception of the world around them. Naturally, we fill in gaps [...]

Helping a teenager with PTSD: 5 ways to ease the symptoms of PTSD

By | November 12th, 2018|trauma, Trauma Treatment|

Although the first thing that pops into mind for most people when they hear or read the word PTSD is a soldier, post-traumatic disorder can happen to anyone, even to the smallest of kids. Extreme acts of violence, [...]

PTSD Awareness in Teens: Why Is It Important?

By | June 4th, 2018|trauma, Trauma Treatment|

Did you know that 3% to 15% of girls and 1% to 6% of boys develop posttraumatic stress disorder as a result of a pre-existing trauma? If you don’t know about PTSD and its impacts on teens, we [...]

Is Your Daughter Struggling with PTSD? 5 Ways You Can Help

By | February 12th, 2018|Teen Girl Issues, trauma, Trauma Treatment|

The after-effect of severe trauma, otherwise known as PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), is an all too common blight on the lives of today’s young people. Girls suffer from PTSD more frequently than boys.  In fact, 15-43 percent [...]

Trauma Risk in Teens Could Transfer Through Generations

By | January 9th, 2018|trauma|

The trauma risk in teens isn’t low. Surveys and research report around 68 percent of adolescents have gone through at least once potentially traumatizing experience by the age 16. While full-blown PTSD isn’t incredibly common, the effects of [...]

Causes of Trauma: Adversity Can Follow Children to Adulthood

By | September 8th, 2017|trauma, Trauma Treatment|

When it comes to trauma, most people think of soldiers and war--but trauma is much more common than that. The causes of trauma are vast, yet we’re only beginning to scratch the surface on the full effects they [...]

Symptoms of Stress in Teens Can Worsen PTSD and Trauma

By | August 17th, 2017|Anxiety, trauma|

Identifying danger is a critical component of our minds. It helps us recognize threats, assess dangerous situations, and essentially stay alive--but it can turn on you. It’s becoming clear that symptoms of stress in teens can agitate traumatic [...]