Many people struggle with trauma around life’s inevitable experiences with grief, change, loss, and disappointment. While others struggle with complex trauma stemming from abuse, neglect, assault, and other forms of violence (including accidental, natural, and violence inflicted by others).
Symptoms of trauma can include depression, anxiety, overwhelming emotions, easily startled, nightmares, panic attacks, suicidal thoughts, self-harm and physical symptoms such as headaches, stomach and body aches. When we experience trauma, it’s like wearing blinders. We feel stuck in rigidity and lose perspective. Trauma separates us from ourselves and from others, binding us to the past.
Isha is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She has specialized in trauma for the last five years and continues to see great results when applying trauma therapy interventions with her patients.
Trauma is specifically an event that overwhelms the central nervous system, altering the way we process and recall memories. Trauma is not the story of something that happened back then, it’s the current imprint of that pain, horror, and fear living inside people.
Bessel van der Kolk