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'PTSD / ASD' Category Archives

4 Ways to Support a Loved One Dealing with Trauma

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Trauma can profoundly damage a person’s sense of security and safety. Even if the traumatic event happened a long time ago, it may still affect your loved one’s life in various ways, leaving them feeling hopeless and isolated. They may keep their guard up, struggling to connect with others and maintain healthy relationships. Or they […]

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Strategies for Healing After Trauma: 4 Tips from a San Clemente Psychologist

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“Trauma is not what happens to you. Trauma is what happens inside you as a result of what happens to you.” Dr. Gabor Mate If you’ve experienced trauma, you know that recovering from it is a complex and long-term journey. You might feel a wide range of intense emotions, including anxiety and depression, as well […]

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5 Tips to Manage Anxiety

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Anxiety occurs as an emotional and bodily reaction to alleged danger. When we perceive a threat (actual or imagined), we experience anxiety as a general sense of uneasiness and fear. Learning some tips to manage anxiety can assist you in identifying the roots of your anxiety, reducing your symptoms, and reaching your highest potential. Do You […]

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Diagnosing & Counseling for Acute Stress Disorder / ASD with Dr. Piper Walsh

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Acute stress disorder is a psychiatric diagnosis that a person may receive within four weeks of experiencing a traumatic event. These patients express avoidance behaviors, dissociative symptoms and intense fear or anxiety. Someone diagnosed with ASD has an increased risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. Before this can occur, a patient needs to […]

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