Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, C-DBT
Trauma could stem from various experiences such as domestic violence, substance abuse or parental separation. Life’s events such as a job loss, an accident, death, divorce, illness, and veterans returning from military service etc., could also result in trauma. Symptoms of trauma include compromised immunity, chronic pain, overwhelming emotions, depression, anxiety, anger, defiance, hypervigilance, nightmares, trust issues, low self-esteem, shame, guilt, addiction, relationship difficulties and anger. If you suspect that past trauma is affecting your life and your relationships, then there is help. Symptoms of trauma are treatable.