What comes to your mind when you hear the word trauma?
Do you think of physical or psychological trauma?
Do you have preconceived notions about how trauma may affect human development?
Sadly, many people struggle to understand the emotional, psychological, and/or physical toll trauma can have on overall health. Trauma tears families apart. It divides and sadly, in some cases, it conquers.
This article will highlight some of the things I have seen, in my profession and life, that is difficult for others to understand about trauma. I have narrowed these things down to 9 for the purpose of keeping things structured and succinct.