Somatic Experiencing™ to Treat PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may happen after a person experiences a traumatic event (ranging from fatal accidents, terrorist acts, natural disasters to sexual violence and abuse) that lead to intense and disturbing thoughts and feelings. These emotions can last for a long time after the traumatic event has transpired. There are many ways to treat […]

Addressing Trauma While Treating LGBTQ+ Individuals

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is pervasive in the LGBTIQA+ community. This is primarily because individuals that identify as LGBTIQA+ are at greater risk of childhood maltreatment, witnessing deadly violence, witnessing the trauma of a close friend or relative, and experiencing the unexpected death of someone close to them, than are individuals who identify as heterosexual. […]

What is Pandemic PTSD and What Can Be Done About It?

  Since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, acute stress levels throughout the world have been rising as the consequences become more widespread and apparent. Loss of loved ones, fear for one’s life and health, uncertainty about the future, and social isolation are a few of the many factors that lead to extreme stress in […]