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Trauma: Types, stages, effects, and treatments

April 15, 2024 | Written by therapist.com team

Most people will experience at least one trauma in their lifetime. Learn more about trauma disorders, symptoms, and treatment options.

What is posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

April 15, 2024 | Written by therapist.com team

PTSD can develop after a person experiences or witnesses trauma. Find out how this disorder impacts your mental health and how it can be treated.

Complex posttraumatic stress disorder (c-PTSD)

April 5, 2024 | Written by therapist.com team

Complex PTSD is a disorder that results from prolonged, repeated trauma. Learn more about the causes and symptoms of c-PTSD and how it can be treated.

What is race-based traumatic stress (RBTS)?

April 1, 2024 | Written by therapist.com team

RBTS is a type of chronic stress stemming from racism and race-related discrimination. Explore common causes and symptoms, as well as treatment options.

Childhood trauma and repressed memories

February 13, 2024 | Written by therapist.com team

Forgetting details from childhood is a normal part of aging, but trauma we experienced as children may impact our memories more deeply.

Religious trauma: Signs, symptoms, causes, and treatment 

February 12, 2024 | Written by therapist.com team

Learn about religious trauma and spiritual abuse, how they affect mental health, and how you can start healing.

Financial trauma: How money trouble can affect mental health

January 19, 2024 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Thomas Faupl, LMFT, SEP

From being unable to meet basic needs to experiencing a huge loss, financial trauma can happen to anyone—and it can take a real toll on your mental health.

Healing from the trauma of gun violence

January 19, 2024 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Tasnim Sulaiman, LPC

Gun violence survivors carry the pain of past experience and the risk of retraumatization. Bruce Nash and Patience Murray have found ways to live with both.

Mental health effects of sexual assault and abuse

January 10, 2024 | Written by therapist.com team

Sexual assault affects people physically, mentally, and emotionally. Learn how to recognize, treat, and start to heal from the trauma of assault or abuse.

The ripple effect of trauma from gun violence

December 8, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Coni Sanders, LPC

Imagine each mass shooting as the epicenter of an earthquake. Even indirect exposure to this kind of trauma can leave whole communities in need of support.

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