Signs of Childhood Trauma
The signs or symptoms of childhood trauma in adults can manifest in a variety of ways. Often times, it is not until the adult comes to therapy that the connection is made between their current issues and their history of childhood trauma.
There are a number of different ways in which symptoms can manifest for adults living with childhood trauma. Listed below are just a few common warning signs of someone living with trauma.
In the U.S., 70% of adults have experienced a traumatic event.EMDRIA.org
- Anxiety / Panic Attacks
- Irritability / Anger Outbursts
- Depression / Emotional Numbing / Despair
- Panic Attacks
- Guilt / Shame
- Fear / Terror
- Poor Concentration
- Night Terrors
- Lack of Energy
- Physical Illness
- Sleep Disturbances
- Compulsive or Self-Destructive Behaviors
- Eating Disorders
- Social Isolation and Withdrawal
- Over-react to noises or other environmental ques
- General disorientation
- Low Self-Esteem
- Trust Issues
- Social Problems
- Relationship Issues
“Traumatic stress tends to evoke two emotional extremes: feeling either too much (overwhelmed) or too little (numb) emotion.”National Institute of Health
Therapy for Childhood Trauma
Childhood trauma can cause adverse effects —but the good news, it is possible to feel better. Trauma therapy can help you feel better and help you make positive changes in your life. Through Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR Therapy) and Hypnotherapy, you can find hope and healing from your past so that you can live in the present.
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If you’re ready to begin to heal from your past childhood trauma so that you can live in the present, it’s time to request an appointment.Get Started