KNOW PTSD: Anxiety People with PTSD are significantly more likely to also have an anxiety disorder. So, what is the difference between the anxiety of PTSD and an actual anxiety disorder? In fact, PTSD used to be considered an anxiety disorder, which makes the information out there on the internet a bit more confusing. There […]
Healing CSA: Women Also Sexually Abuse
Women Also Sexually Abuse When we think of someone who would sexually assault a child we, think of a man. And often we would be right but not always. Women are believed to perpetrate 5-15% of childhood sexual abuse. That’s 3100-9300 children each year*. Unfortunately, these victims find that there is less belief in the […]
KNOW PTSD: Generational Trauma
Is the idea that you can be struggling with the impact of trauma that happened to your parents, grand-parents, or even ancestors. The grand-children of WW2 concentration camp survivors are at higher risk of mental health difficulties than the general public. The parents of children who are sexually assaulted are likely to have their own […]
April is also the National Month of Hope and National Volunteer Month!
Many people know that April is Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Fewer people know that April has dozens of designations. The two I will focus on are: National month of Hope and National Volunteer Month. I am doing this because it can be depressing when we are faced with the fact that […]
KNOW PTSD: What Happened To Me Wasn’t Bad Enough!
Too many people have sat in my office and said “What happened to me wasn’t bad enough.” They’ve told me that they shouldn’t be struggling the way they are because there is “no trauma” in their past. The problem with this sentiment is that the very fact that they are struggling is proof that what […]
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