Trauma Education Video Series: Understanding Our Response to Trauma (Part 2)
The impacts of trauma can show up in many areas of a person’s life. This video looks at the common ways trauma may disrupt day-to-day life, relationships, and well-being. Understanding yourself, or someone you care about, better can help you grow compassion for the ways your/their mind and body are holding and trying to process what happened.
Here are some resources for more information:
Transforming the living legacy of trauma: A workbook for survivors and therapists, by Janina Fisher
Trauma and recovery: The aftermath of violence – from domestic abuse to political terror, by Judith Herman
Waking the tiger: Healing trauma: The innate capacity to transform overwhelming experiences, by Peter Levine and Ann Frederick
Your resonant self: Guided meditations and exercises to engage your brain's capacity for healing, by Sarah Peyton
The body keeps the score: Brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma, by Bessel van der Kolk
These videos are meant to provide information of a general nature, not advice. Consult with an appropriate professional when dealing with specific situations.