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secondary traumatic stress

Secondary Trauma, also known as secondary traumatic stress, is “the emotional duress that results when an individual hears about the firsthand trauma experiences of another. Its symptoms mimic those of post-traumatic stress disorder.” So if you are a social worker, counselor, therapist, police officer, foster parent, adoptive parent, nurse, doctor, EMT, etc… chances are you… Read More »

You've Heard Of PTSD – But What Is cPTSD? | North Brisbane Psychologists

Most people know of PTSD. Have you heard of cPTSD or complex posttraumatic stress disorder? This disorder comes from early experiences and can leave a person chronically stressed, still having nightmares or other kinds of flashbacks. Trauma means we no longer feel safe or good in our own skin. This results in unhelpful beliefs about… Read More »

Compassion Fatigue or Combat PTSD

On Both Sides Now, Bernadine Fox and Don Wright interview Dr. Paul Whitehead about cCombat PTSD. Paul works with military veterans, RCMP, and P.police Depts to provide psychological assistance for those who struggle with PTSD due to their exposure to violence and trauma. Source: Youtube

Child PTSD therapists in San Antonio – Healing Minds Behavioral Health

Call Us (210) 418-2546 today. Healing Minds Behavioral Health has extensive experience providing Child counseling in San Antonio, TX. Child PTSD therapists in San Antonio who work with children and adolescents use research-based interventions, such as TF-CBT, to address trauma-related symptoms and reactions. What is Trauma-Focused Therapy? “Trauma-Focused Therapy” is a specific approach to therapy… Read More »

PTSD – Loss Of A Loved One I The Speakmans

Grief affects people in many different ways. Its an emotion that we will all have to face at sometime. However, if that grief is coupled with trauma, help is needed. Jayne suffered for seven years and after feeling she couldn’t move forward she contacted Nik and Eva. Subscribe to The Speakmans’ YouTube channel for more… Read More »

What can be done to destigmatize PTSD in veterans?

We need to destigmatize, and normalize, symptoms of PTSD. War changes a person. Service members train everyday to serve their country, to fight and win America’s wars. Prolonged exposure to hazardous environments, daily exposure to violence and death has a deep affect. There’s nothing morally wrong or physically wrong with the person who gets PTSD.… Read More »

POLICE OFFICER SUICIDE ATTEMPT DUE TO PTSD I The Speakmans

Add summary with keywords] Subscribe to The Speakmans’ YouTube channel for more tips: https://goo.gl/Lgzxjw Police Officer Gareth Roberts wrote to the Speakmans just hours after trying to take his own life. He was riddled with guilt after failing to save the victims of a car crash, five of whom died in front of him. ‘I… Read More »

PTSD From Fatal Road Traffic Accident I The Speakmans

PTSD From Fatal Road Traffic Accident Subscribe to The Speakmans’ YouTube channel for more tips: https://goo.gl/Lgzxjw On 1st April 2007 Holly Taylor was first on the scene of a fatal car crash of which one of the passengers had been dismembered, and due to what she witnessed and the traumas she endured since, she was… Read More »

PTSD Following Violent Attack I The Speakmans

Prison Officer Attack PTSD Subscribe to The Speakmans’ YouTube channel for more tips: https://goo.gl/Lgzxjw Whilst on duty ten years ago Cliff Goodwin, a father and former prison guard was brutally attacked by a prisoner. He was punched in the face and required reconstructive surgery on his nose. In the subsequent tussle he feared for his… Read More »

PTSD Following Saxual Assault I The Speakmans

PTSD following Rape Subscribe to The Speakmans’ YouTube channel for more tips: https://goo.gl/Lgzxjw Sarah was the victim of a sex attack 14 years ago, but she was left so traumatised she struggles to talk about that night and has not been able to leave the house alone since. Talking about her ordeal, Sarah said, “I… Read More »

Family Murders PTSD I The Speakmans

A teenager fled for her life as her stepfather shot dead three relatives leaving her with chronic PTSD Subscribe to The Speakmans’ YouTube channel for more tips: https://goo.gl/Lgzxjw Laura McGoldrick is possibly one of the worst cases of PTSD imaginable. Laura lost 3 family members who were shot and killed in front of her by… Read More »

Terror Attack PTSD – Group Therapy I The Speakmans

Subscribe to The Speakmans’ YouTube channel for more tips: https://goo.gl/Lgzxjw After working with individuals from the Sousse terror attack, a support group from the Tunisia attacks approached Nik and Eva requesting their help. A group session was arranged and 25 people were able to attend, four of who have their individual experiences and struggles since… Read More »