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Understanding The PTSD Diagnosis And Why It Matters

Fight, Flight, Freeze & Submit In Episode 4 of Trauma Chat Podcast, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C explains the four responses mammals have. This includes human responses we use to survive traumatic experiences. For example, fight, flight, freeze and submit. In Episode 5, Laura described the diagnostic criteria for PTSD. If you have experienced trauma, you…

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Effects of Trauma on the Body: What Are Common Trauma Responses?

Trauma Is Common and Confusing Trauma is incredibly common, yet we seldom recognize the effects of trauma on the body. We simply operate in reaction to our emotions. Sometimes without much conscious awareness of what drives our behavior. Probably one of the most confusing things about being a trauma survivor is that our trauma reactions…

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A Comprehensive Guide to Recovering from Trauma and Therapy (Part One)

A Trauma Therapist Explains Trauma & The Process of Recovering from Trauma Through Therapy In Understandable Terms By Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, Founder of Trauma Therapist Network What Is Trauma? We have all heard the word “trauma” used to describe terrifying events. This includes surviving a plane crash or something minor like the loss of a…

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The Effects of Trauma and How Trauma Shows Up In Our Lives

One of the main goals of the Trauma Chat Podcast, created by Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, is to help listeners identify whether or not trauma is impacting their lives so that they can take control of their own healing journeys. This trauma podcast episode will help to explain more about the effects of trauma. On last…

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