Main symptoms of PTSD in children and teens

Main symptoms of PTSD in children and teens

Main symptoms of PTSD in children and teens What is PTSD? Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) occurs when there is unresolved trauma in a person’s life. During a traumatic experience the brain initiates a “fight or flight” response which increases activity in all...
Part IV-Parenting tips for children with trauma

Part IV-Parenting tips for children with trauma

Part IV-Parenting tips for children with trauma It’s normal to feel insecure and even scared while helping your child through a traumatic event. However, your child loves and trusts you and therefore needs your help during the healing process. At times, I’ve worked...
Part III-Trauma diagnosis made easy

Part III-Trauma diagnosis made easy

Part III-Trauma diagnosis made easy If your child has recently been diagnosed with PTSD, you’re likely asking yourself questions like “What does PTSD even stand for?” and “How bad is it?” PTSD stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and is basically developed after...
Part II- Causes of PTSD in children

Part II- Causes of PTSD in children

Part II- Causes of PTSD in children ​Children are for the most part remarkably flexible, adaptive, and resilient. Studies show that while nearly 50% of high school graduates have witnessed or experienced a traumatic event, only 5-6% are diagnosed with Post-Traumatic...
Part I-PTSD in children is more common than you think

Part I-PTSD in children is more common than you think

Part I-PTSD in children is more common than you think Today, trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are popular topics within the ranks of mental health, insurance companies, and education professionals. The last decade of research has shown that a larger...

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