FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy?

behavioraltech.org
www.youtube.com

What is Art Therapy?

www.canadianarttherapy.org

What is Focusing? 

previous.focusing.org
focusingresources.com

What is Mindfulness?

www.mindful.org

Why is Mindfulness helpful during crisis?

www.youtube.com

What is Exposure Therapy?

www.apa.org

What is Trauma?

Trauma is an event (or events) that involves an actual or perceived threat to a person’s psychological, emotional or physical well-being. Some experiences can include early childhood abuse, natural disasters, spousal violence, invasive medical procedures, accidents, prolonged and unrelenting stress and systemic
racism can severely impact a person’s well-being.

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

This is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. It is natural to feel afraid during and after a traumatic situation. Fear is part of our “fight, flight, freeze or faint” response (stress response), which helps us avoid or respond to potential danger (www.nimh.nih.gov) Psychiatry.org – What is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

What is complex trauma (cPTSD)?

What Is Complex Trauma? Symptoms, Examples, and How to Heal (psychcentral.com)

Is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) the same as experiencing Traumatic Events?

No. While many of us have upsetting events that are traumatic to us, not all of us will go on to develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. In fact, only 5 in 100 people will develop PTSD.

Why did I develop PTSD?

NIMH » Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (nih.gov)

What is Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing?

emdria.org

How does Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing work?

How EMDR works? Look at this animation (English)

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