The traumatic event(s) may have occurred a week ago, or half a century ago, it directly impacts how we see the world and can affect all aspects of our life. Psycho-education may be a helpful place to begin making sense of the symptoms that you experiencing. This approach aids in the shift from surviving to thriving. We will be there for you every step of your journey. Our goal is to support your growth beyond your struggles as you move forward to where you want to be in your life. Our focus is YOU. We support you as you heal and become aware of your inner strengths. We provide a space where you can express yourself. Show up as you - unapologetically authentic!
The traumatizing role of microaggressions, systemic oppression, and racial terrorism has profound effects on the black community. Research has linked racism to a host of impairments, including serious psychological distress, physical health problems, depression, and anxiety.
Abuse – physical, sexual, and emotional – is traumatic for a child and will affect brain development. It can continue to be impactful throughout adulthood. Some of those traumatic experiences include:
Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can continue after traumatic events. Sometimes trauma is virtually unnoticeable even to the person's closest friends and family. This highlights the importance of talking to someone after a traumatic event has occurred, even if they show no initial signs of disturbance.
Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we experience in our lives. Depression symptoms take many forms, and no two people’s experiences are exactly alike.
Reclaiming our past provides us with valuable knowledge to protect our future while understanding and shifting our present condition.