Mile High Behavioral Health
8801 E Hampden Ave
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
How can I learn more about Emotional/Psychological Trauma?