Relational Trauma

How Does Relational Trauma Alter Personal Boundaries

Have you experienced relational trauma? If so, you may be struggling with boundary setting. This type of trauma can deeply impact your communication patterns and sense of personal space. If you have experienced relational trauma, learning to communicate assertively and setting healthy boundaries is essential to establishing the sense of safety and well-being you need to heal. In this blog post, we will look at the role personal boundaries play in your life, discuss the impact relational trauma can have on personal boundaries, and take a little dive into what assertive communication looks like. Be sure to look for the [...]

Relational Trauma: How Do You Know If Someone Is Gaslighting You?

Gaslighting is a common term in our world today and it’s often misunderstood. Because the term is thrown around carelessly at times, even in jest, it's often dismissed, questioned, and minimized in real cases of emotional abuse. For this reason, it's important to know what gaslighting really is. Gaslighting occurs in conjunction with relational trauma. It's insidious in nature and at the very core causes great confusion for the person being gaslit. The impact on mental health and well-being is profound. Furthermore, because it leaves one feeling fragmented and in a complete state of self-doubt, someone being gaslit will go [...]

Healing from Relational Trauma: A Relationship Therapist’s Perspective

Relational trauma is a profound and intricate issue that can have lasting effects on an individual's emotional and psychological well-being. As a therapist specializing in trauma and relationships, I have witnessed the immense challenges that survivors of relational trauma face. However, I have also had the privilege of witnessing their resilience and capacity for healing. In this blog post, I will share insights on healing from relational trauma, offering hope and guidance to those on this courageous journey. Understanding Relational Trauma Relational trauma is an umbrella term for any re-occurring trauma that happens within a relationship. Most trauma is relational [...]

2024-02-15T11:01:24-06:00Relational Trauma|

Neuroscience and the Soul: A Journey to Healing Relational Trauma

Relational trauma is an umbrella term for any re-occurring trauma that happens within a relationship. Most trauma is relational trauma. It can stem from a one-on-one relationship, relationships within families, intimate partnerships, friendships, or our relationship with the world we live in. This blog post focuses on the broader term relational trauma, its impact on the core of who you are, and how you CAN heal. Growth is a part of being human. We are in a sense always becoming and always emerging into that unique person we are meant to be. A major part of becoming who we are [...]

2024-05-21T12:23:14-05:00Relational Trauma|
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