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Trauma articles written by therapists located in Philadelphia. We are here to help you either via the Internet through these articles or in person in our Center City Philadelphia office.

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Trauma Sensitive Yoga For Survivors of Trauma

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Trauma -sensitive yoga (TSY) has been shown to provide a safe healing process to those who have experienced trauma. Talk therapy is an important step in trauma recovery, but if…


Self Care After the Election

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

America’s dysfunctions are the highlights of the news. Candidates pointed their fingers at their opponent(s). They dodged answering important questions and continuously displayed reactivity. Therapists teach their clients to grow…


Coming back from Tragedy

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Coming back from Tragedy: Returning to normalcy after the massacre at Pulse Nightclub is hard.  After tragedy hits in the United States, one’s sense of security and what is normal gets…


When Trauma is Misdiagnosed as ADHD in Children

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Has your child been a little more rambunctious than usual? Many are quick to

slap on an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis to a hyperactive

child, but sometimes this diagnosis…


The Emotional Experience of Infertility

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Infertility is an extremely emotional experience. The diagnosis of infertility catches people off-guard. You have not planned for or anticipated an infertility diagnosis, and are now experiencing the many emotions…


Attachment

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Have you ever wondered why some people have such a difficult time sustaining close, personal relationships while others seem to do so with relative ease?

How we manage the balance between…


Sexual Trauma and Shame

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Sexual Trauma and Shame

There are many aspects of shame that can develop for a survivor of sexual trauma. Here at the Center for Growth in Philadelphia, a common false belief…


What is Trauma?

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

What is Trauma?

From a trauma counseling therapist’s perspective, trauma is defined as a deeply disturbing experience, which can be sexual, physical and / or emotional. Here at the Center for Growth…


The Gifts of Shame

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

The Gifts of Shame 

Shame tends to be viewed as this negative emotion that we shouldn’t talk about, let alone experience. Very seldom do people talk about the gifts of…


Talking to Your Partner About PTSD

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Trauma Therapy in Philadelphia / PTSD Recovery in Center City

This tip is for anyone who is recovering from trauma or PTSD and who has a significant other in their life. …


The DID Role/Roll Call Sheet Exercise

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

This tip is designed for people who have identified that they have Dissociative Identity Disorder and want to get to know their alters better.  This tip will assist…


Adjusting to a Diagnosis of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

“I just learned I have Dissociative Identity Disorder and I’m experiencing many conflicting emotions about this.  Is this normal?”

DID stands for Dissociative Identity Disorder, and was…


Identifying and Managing Critical Incident Stress In Police Officers

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

 Stress Therapy in Philadelphia:  “What is Critical Incident Stress?”  Jeffery Mitchell of the University of Maryland, developed the term critical incident stress (CIS) after working with firemen/firewomen and police officers.  He…


Trauma:  Coping with Your Partner’s Isolation

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Trauma Therapy in Philadelphia: 267-324-9564

As the partner of someone who experienced trauma, you have likely noticed significant changes in your partner, not to mention your relationship.  These changes have probably…


Identifying your triggers with a PTSD trigger table

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Trauma Therapy in Philadelphia.  Call today 267-324-9564

What is a PTSD Trigger Table? A PTSD Trigger Table is a simple method of tracking your triggers and reactions to these triggers.  While…

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