Trauma impacts the mind and body in numerous ways. I have worked with many children and adolescents that have presented the following symptoms.  One client in particular exhibited each of the follo…

The Impact of Trauma

Trauma impacts the mind and body in numerous ways. I have worked with many children and adolescents that have presented the following symptoms. One client in particular exhibited each of the follo…

In Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), there are significant physical changes within the brain as a result of trauma.

In Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), there are significant physical changes within the brain as a result of trauma.

Much of trauma healing is helping the nervous system become more "resilient." Rather than spend a few hours or even days drowning in a state of terror, tension and nervousness after getting triggered, doing one or more of these exercises can help the nervous system shift into a different state sooner. Each time you do…

Much of trauma healing is helping the nervous system become more "resilient." Rather than spend a few hours or even days drowning in a state of terror, tension and nervousness after getting triggered, doing one or more of these exercises can help the nervous system shift into a different state sooner. Each time you do…

I can see everything in my head..all the pain. But I try to speak & the past returns...I can't speak..I can't move..I can't breathe.

I can see everything in my head..all the pain. But I try to speak & the past returns...I can't speak..I can't move..I can't breathe.

When we talk about SwanWaters, we often explain it as a place of support and validation. There is a reason why we specifically highlight validation, because it fulfills a multitude of important functions in the process of recovery.

Why Validation is So Important

When we talk about SwanWaters, we often explain it as a place of support and validation. There is a reason why we specifically highlight validation, because it fulfills a multitude of important functions in the process of recovery.

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