Certain Therapies Proven to Give Best PTSD Treatment for Teens

By | August 10th, 2017|trauma, Trauma Treatment|

While PTSD treatment for teens is getting more and more attention, there’s still much we need to delve into about effectiveness and efficiency. We’ve just recently gained momentum in convincing the world that PTSD is more than just [...]

Early Treatment for Trauma Shown to be Critical for Recovery

By | June 5th, 2017|trauma, Trauma Treatment|

Your house being reduced to rubble during an earthquake, all of your belongings being washed away from a hurricane, losing someone in a car accident—traumatic events can have an intense impact on the adult human brain, but for [...]

EMDR Therapy Helps Teens Cope with Traumatic Events

By | March 9th, 2017|Therapy, trauma, Trauma Treatment|

Many teenagers experience trauma, it’s just a fact of life. Whether it’s a natural disaster, accident, or abuse, many teens go through it and need treatment afterwards. While there are many treatments available, one in particular is beginning [...]

PTSD in Teenagers Messes with Emotion Identification

By | March 3rd, 2017|trauma|

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often associated with soldiers and only soldiers. While soldiers undoubtedly experience this disorder, there are other groups of people completely separate from the battlefield that do, too. PTSD in teenagers is a real [...]

The Power of Using EMDR Therapy for Processing Trauma

By | February 9th, 2017|trauma, Trauma Treatment|

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is commonly associated with soldiers who have gone through tough events in war--but there’s another side of PTSD. This side includes children and adolescents who have experienced high levels of stress resulting in trauma. [...]

Living with Trauma: Overcoming PTSD from Childhood

By | January 26th, 2017|Teen Girl Issues, trauma, Trauma Treatment|

In movies, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is often the burden of army veterans coming home from lengthy wars. In reality, however, PTSD is far more complex. PTSD can occur in anyone, at any age. Living with PTSD from [...]

PTSD Therapy: How Trauma and Stress Can Act Differently

By | January 6th, 2017|trauma, Trauma Treatment|

“They were too young to remember.” Have you ever heard that because an individual can’t remember a specific traumatic event, it won’t affect them? If so, it’s completely false information. Research over the years has proven that early [...]

What PTSD Help Options Are Available for Struggling Teens?

By | December 29th, 2016|trauma, Trauma Treatment|

When someone mentions PTSD, what comes to mind? For most, it’s an image related to a solider that has experienced some intense tragedy in war. While this type of adversity can definitely result in PTSD, it’s not the [...]

Therapy for Trauma in Teens: Sleep Could Be Critical for Processing

By | December 23rd, 2016|trauma|

Sleep—it’s the fuel for our brains. In our society, many people view sleep as a waste of time or something that’s a tedious task, but that’s incredibly incorrect. During sleep, we’re able to process intense emotions, figure out [...]

Residential School for Teen Girls: Common Myths About Trauma & PTSD

By | December 15th, 2016|trauma|

In our residential school for teen girls, we often help girls work through traumatic experiences and post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD). We’re also very familiar with the stigma and misunderstandings attached to issues like PTSD. Unless you’ve hidden from [...]