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Young people who have experienced trauma can feel lost.
Their experience can leave them with overwhelming thoughts and feelings, making it hard to cope. You may have noticed your child has more difficulty controlling their emotions. They are having a hard time remembering and learning in school. They complain about stomachaches and headaches since their trauma.
They no longer trust the people around them. They may even lash out. Your child may withdraw from friends or activities they once liked. Experiencing trauma can make it hard to be a. Trauma is when an individual witnesses or experiences an intense event that poses a real or perceived threat to their life or well-being. Or, a close loved one or family member. Difficulty coping creates ificant physical and emotional responses. Children and young adults who have experienced trauma go into the fight-or-flight mode more quickly.
Thus, this stress mode becomes more automatic for them. The heart starts racing. Breathing starts to speed up. Muscles get tense, and digestion slows down. While this response is adaptive in a trauma experience, sensitivity to ongoing fight-or-flight responses can lead to behavioral and emotional problems down the road. Physical and emotional hyperarousal often characterized by emotional swings or rapidly accelerating anger or crying that is out of proportion to the apparent stimulus. Intrusive and reoccurring thoughts of the traumatic experience. Foreshortened future - feel as though their life will somehow be cut short.
Dissociation - a disconnection between 's sensory experience, thoughts, sense of self, or personal history. A fear that people will treat them differently because of the abuse. The overarching goal of trauma-focused treatment is to help get their life back. To do this, trauma therapy focuses on teaching coping tools. At Thinking Tree, our trauma-informed therapist Dr. Stephanie Dubina can help your child learn both cognitive thinking and behavior body strategies to treat symptoms associated with trauma and post-traumatic stress.
These tools rewire the brain and nervous system. Thus, making stressors and memories less threatening and reducing symptoms. Therapy for trauma in Maryland is available for children and teens, ages 6 through Change can happen.
If you are concerned that your child has experienced trauma or their response to trauma is affecting their everyday life, we can help. Stephanie Dubina can guide your child down the path of healing and healthy development.
Reduce negative emotional and behavioral responses to the trauma. Correct unhelpful beliefs and attributions related to the traumatic experience e.
Learn skills to help them cope with ordinary life stressors. ificantly reduce intrusive thoughts and avoidance behaviors. Help them cope with reminders of the trauma and associated emotions.
Reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, disassociation, behavior problems, sexualized behavior, and trauma-related shame. Become better prepared to cope with future trauma reminders. Increase skills to respond optimally to and support their children.
Trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy TF - CBT is an evidence-based treatment model deed to assist children, adolescents, and their families in overcoming the negative effects of a traumatic experience. As the most researched and most supported of current treatments for childhood PTSD and trauma, TF-CBT is deed to reduce negative emotional and behavioral responses following child sexual abuse, domestic violence, traumatic loss, and other traumatic events. Children can learn to cope with trauma and integrate coping tools into their lives so that they can move on safely and positively.
TF-CBT also helps parents who were not abusive to cope effectively with their emotional distress and develop skills that support their children. Particularly those thinking patterns that create distorted or unhelpful views. Behavioral therapy - This component focuses on modifying habitual body and brain responses e. Family therapy - This component examines patterns of interactions among family members to identify and ease problems.
Children and teens, ages 3 — 18 years old or older ages if cognitive functioning is in this age range. Children with known trauma history — single or multiple incidences. Children with prominent trauma symptoms, as mentioned above. Children who show behavioral problems, including age-inappropriate sexual behaviors. Children who show elevated levels of depression, anxiety, shame, or other dysfunctional abuse-related feelings, thoughts, or developing beliefs. Children who have a family who is willing to be involved: symptoms can improve in the absence of caregiver involvement.
If displays severe behavior problems, alternative interventions may be needed. Generally, any individual who is having ificant behavioral problems or ificant safety issues such as suicidal ideation should receive services to address those concerns before initiating TF-CBT.
Therapy can help your child learn to cope and thrive and be themselves again! Our Severna Park office has caring clinicians who specialize in trauma-focused treatment, with treatment available for children ages To start your therapy journey, follow these simple steps:.
Contact Thinking Tree Psychology. Meet with one of our caring clinicians. Thinking Tree Psychology offers a wide range of counseling and therapy to help children, young adults and families thrive.
These include anxiety treatmenttherapy for young adultsfamily therapyADHD interventionpsychoeducational testingand pain management support. At this time, we are also offering telehealth therapy Wives looking sex MD Severna park 21146 as a convenient, safe way to work with a mental health professional.
Please visit our therapy overview to learn more about additional therapy services. Feel free to visit our FAQ as well. When feels threatened, life can become overwhelming. Emotions can start to feel out of control. Or sometimes there is no emotion at all. Sleep can be scary and difficult. Engaging with friends can feel hard. Concentrating in school can feel impossible. And when everything feels like too much, can take it out on themselves and others.
We can help. What is Trauma? Childhood Trauma can lead to: Emotional regulation challenges Behavior changes and problems Challenges with memory and learning Poor physical health Reduced cognitive functioning Reduced social skills Common Symptoms of Trauma in Young People Every young person responds to trauma differently. Below are some of the common symptoms associated with trauma and post-traumatic stress in young people. Behavioral changes: Re-enactments of the trauma Avoidance or withdraw Self-destructive and self-harm behaviors Sexualized behaviors Violence Bullying Traumatic bonding with an abuser Substance abuse Emotional changes:.
We can help your child:. Reduce negative emotional and behavioral responses to the trauma Correct unhelpful beliefs and attributions related to the traumatic experience e. Particularly those thinking patterns that create distorted or unhelpful views Behavioral therapy - This component focuses on modifying habitual body and brain responses e. Children and teens, ages 3 — 18 years old or older ages if cognitive functioning is in this age range Children with known trauma history — single or multiple incidences Children with prominent trauma symptoms, as mentioned above Children with symptoms of PTSD Children who show behavioral problems, including age-inappropriate sexual behaviors Children who show elevated levels of depression, anxiety, shame, or other dysfunctional abuse-related feelings, thoughts, or developing beliefs Children who have a family who is willing to be involved: symptoms can improve in the absence of caregiver involvement.
Non-offending parents or caregivers If displays severe behavior problems, alternative interventions may be needed. Let us help your child get their life back.Wives looking sex MD Severna park 21146
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