Below are some of the reactions that are natural and expected with survivors of trauma and loss. They are included in no particular order:
The symptoms of PTSD can be debilitating and frightening for clients, especially those who are in what has been called "the emergency stage" of treatment. A knowledgeable clinician who has become trauma-informed through their own experience of recovery, in addition to clinical training, gives hope to clients in despair: Complete recovery is possible.
Male and Female Survivors
Sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse are more common than smoking in the U.S. The number of those reporting is increasing. Many believe or are encouraged to believe that they should forget about it and "keep moving forward". But eventually, the burden of forgetting becomes too much. You are not meant to go through this alone.
"Becoming Ourselves is a Team Sport."
Laura Vogel, Sexual Trauma Specialist, uses the latest research in brain science and has training and experience in using the most effective therapeutic techniques to
promote faster recovery times.