Traumatic experiences are taking over your life.
You find yourself trying not to think of the trauma but the harder you try to avoid these thoughts, the more intrusive they become.
It affects every aspect of your life; your sleep; your work; your relationships; and your self esteem.
Despite your best efforts, you see the world through the lenses of your pain.
Your peers and loved ones do not understand you and they undermine you by making insensitive statements like “get over it,that was in the past,” or “you always overthink things.”
You long desperately to feel validated and supported.
A traumatic event can shatter your sense of well-being and security. When someone goes through a traumatic experience, they may feel numb, scared, shocked, confused, anxious, depressed, powerless, and unable to function.
Often times, people who have been through a traumatic experience find themselves reliving the trauma over and over again. These normal reactions to trauma can isolate people from themselves, their relationships, and the important aspects of their personal and professional lives.
Working with a therapist is an essential part of the recovery process. From a strength-based position, we help people to safely process their reactions to the traumatic event and develop healthier coping skills to move forward in life. Although we cannot change the past trauma, we work with people to change their relationship with it creating more space for possibilities of relief, renewal, and recovery.
Please note that Tech Talk Therapy is not intended, nor able to handle crisis situations.
If at any time you feel suicidal, STOP and please call 9-1-1 immediately or go to your local emergency room.
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