Trauma: a word that holds within it a universe of pain, resilience, and hope. It’s an experience that knows no boundaries, affecting individuals from all walks of life. Just as physical wounds leave scars, emotional wounds can linger long after the events that caused them.
Childhood attachment trauma can have long-lasting effects on a person’s mental and emotional health. It can affect the way they see themselves and the world around them, their ability to form healthy relationships, and their overall well-being. While healing from childhood attachment trauma is possible,
A trauma response is any reaction that serves to protect us from what we perceive as a threat due to our past lived experiences. They often include emotions, body sensations, thoughts, and behaviors. They are instinctual, learned, and come from the part of our brains concerned with survival – the amygdala. Trauma responses and what can trigger them are as unique as the person.