Fear of a Place Linked to a Trauma It’s normal to experience traumatic stress following a disturbing event. Whether it is an attack, a loss, harassment, abuse, traffic accident, a plane crash, a violent crime, a terrorist attack, a global pandemic, or a natural disaster such as an earthquake, hurricane, or flood. You may feel… Continue reading Fear of a Place linked to a Trauma
Emotional distress is not mental illness – it’s an understandable and meaningful response to our history and circumstances.
What is Trauma?
Going through very stressful, frightening or distressing events is sometimes called trauma. When we talk about emotional or psychological trauma, we might mean:
✔️ situations or events we find traumatic
✔️ how we’re affected by our experiences.
Traumatic events can happen at any age and can cause long-lasting harm. Everyone has a different reaction to trauma, so you might notice any effects quickly, or a long time afterwards.
Here are some Tools to help with Trauma: