Trauma Disorders

The hard truth is that, for many of us, having to endure scary and overwhelming experiences like car accidents, assaults, and more is normal. Not everyone who experiences danger of feels overwhelmed will become “traumatized”. Sometimes we are so overwhelmed that we develop trauma disorders. Why?

How Do Disorders Develop?

Research shows that many people develop PTSD because we lack supportive relationships, or lack skills and resources to manage these feelings adaptively.