The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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Are you experiencing increased emotions of anger, anxiety, and fear? Learn why and what you can do about it.
Does anger from a past event still haunt you? Understand why and what to do about it.
Do thoughts of self-blame drain your happiness? Understand why self-blame lingers and how to release it forever.
What does your future look like if you are living from the past? Here's how trauma holograms keep us stuck.
Why do trauma triggers seem to strike out of the blue? And what can you do to manage them? The COPE strategy can help.
Is what-if thinking an effective form of protection or an ineffective exercise that increases fear and anxiety, ultimately keeping you from fully living your life?
Do you feel alone even when you're around other people? Do you think you should be able to snap out of it, but you just can't? There could be a logical explanation why.
Lori S. Katz, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who has been treating adults who have experienced sexual trauma across the lifespan for over 25 years. She is a clinician, researcher, author, and public speaker.