Posts Tagged ‘trauma’

Trauma and Surviving a Crisis

Trauma is a word that is used often and something that not everyone may fully understand. Trauma usually refers to “any situation that causes a person to experience stress so extreme that it overwhelms his or her natural ability to cope and may have long lasting psychological effects”. Trauma reactions are our immediate responses to…[ Read the full article ]


Most of us know what trauma is — that state of shock people go into after suffering some crisis, loss, or abuse. Peter Levine, in Healing Trauma, writes that people “can be traumatized by any event they perceive (consciously or unconsciously) to be life threatening.” And we can accept and work through that. But we…[ Read the full article ]