Mile High Behavioral Health

Emotional/Psychological Trauma

8801 E Hampden Ave

Suite #108

Denver, CO


To contact us:

Phone: (303) 960-6249

Fax: (303) 537-6923


What is Emotional/Psychological Trauma?

Trauma is a reaction to any highly stressful event like accidents, a threat to life or safety, neglect, natural disasters, combat, deaths, and other violent events.† Emotional and psychological trauma can make a person feel vulnerable, helpless and can overwhelm a personís ability to cope with the extreme stress.† However not everyone will have the same reaction to a traumatic event. Not all people who go through a traumatic experience will become traumatized psychologically.


What are the common signs or symptoms of Emotional/Psychological Trauma?

 Feelings of being numb or dead on inside

 No emotional feelings

 Feeling anxious or depressed

 Not being able to manage daily responsibilities

 Nightmares resulting in difficulty in sleep

 Difficulty concentrating

 More irritable and edgy

 Self blame or guilt

 Social isolation


What are possible effective treatments for Emotional/Psychological Trauma?

Integration Based Stress Reduction (IBSR)

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Exposure Therapy

Cognitive Restructuring

Stress Inoculation

Stress Management†††

Family Therapy


How can I learn more about Emotional/Psychological Trauma?

Recovering from Trauma

Information on Trauma

Everything you need to know about Psychological Trauma

Healing Emotional and Psychological Trauma

Emotional and Psychological Trauma: Causes and Effects, Symptoms and Treatment

Information on Childhood Trauma

Statistics of Exposure to Traumatic Events