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. [...]

Beyond PTSD: Choosing Residential Trauma Treatment Centers for Your Child

By | June 16th, 2016|Mental Health, Mental Issues, Therapy, trauma|

Commonly associated with tragedies, trauma is often misrepresented as being exclusive to those who have survived extreme, life-changing events. A veteran returning home, for example, may be traumatized by the events they witnessed. Children, on the other hand, [...]

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 [...]

Truly Treating Trauma: Ways a Trauma Treatment Center Can Help Your Child

By | March 22nd, 2016|Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues, trauma|

Trauma can happen to anyone, regardless of age. As a matter of fact, studies estimate that up to 43% of children experience at least one trauma in their life, with 3%-15% of girls developing symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress [...]