Trauma: Surviving a Traumatic Experience

Trauma is an event that elicits a strong emotional response to the experience, such as an accident, assault, natural disaster, violence or long-term abuse.  It can leave you feeling shocked, overwhelmed, disoriented and hopeless.  It is estimated that up to 70 percent of adults have been affected by a traumatic event at some point in their lives.  Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTS) can help you manage your feelings and cope with behaviors following a traumatic event.

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