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Traumatic Stress

A traumatic event is one that causes overwhelming feelings of horror, terror or helplessness.

Traumatic events can be specific isolated incidents such as:

Traumatic events can also be on-going events such as:

Whether isolated or on-going, trauma is always accompanied by a series of devastating emotions. Many individuals react to such severe circumstances by:

These reactions, if left untreated, can also lead to psychiatric disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, or anxiety disorders. Fortunately, there are ways of dealing with these distressing experiences and emotions and finding relief. Trauma and its effects can be relieved with the help of appropriate therapy, relaxation techniques, and support groups.

At The Antioch Group we have numerous therapists who specialize in the area of trauma and emotional stress. We’re here to help our clients as they face the memories and emotions that are too difficult to face alone. Allow us to help.

See our Find a Therapist page for a complete list of specialties.