The word “trauma” is often thrown around in the media and has become a common topic of discussion in our society. But what is psychological trauma? The American Psychological Association defines trauma as an emotional response to a distressing event. In the United States, rates of trauma exposure are estimated to be high. Approximately 70% of
Author: Julianne Stewart
Julianne is a Resident in Counseling and received her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University. She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She uses a variety of evidence based approaches to counseling, including but not limited to, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), mind/body, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); using a person centered approach. She has experience working with children and adults who have experienced trauma, sexual assault, anxiety, eating disorders, depression, grief, and other life challenges.
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