Childhood Trauma

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Making Your Child Resilient

 

Does your children become highly distressed when your leave them? Are they very jumpy or flighty? Does seem numb and non-responsive to their environment? Does your child avoid eye contact? Does your have consistent nightmares? Does your child complain of headaches and stomach aches?

 

If you answered yes to these questions, your child may be experiencing childhood trauma.

 

What is childhood trauma?

 

 

Childhood trauma refers to the extent to which a child feels helpless and pushed to their ability to cope as a result of an event or series of events1.

 

If untreated, children are at a higher risk of not trusting people and have difficulties developing and sustain meaningful relationships  as well as developing depression, anxiety, drug addictions and even personality disorders.

 

 

Our Vida Psychologists will help your child make sense of their trauma and become resilient.  This resulting in gaining confidence and necessary skills to look after themselves now and in the future.

 

Learning how to make your child resilient starts today by calling one of our highly trained Psychologists on 9328 3636.

 

References:  https://www.kidsmatter.edu.au/mental-health-matters/mental-health-difficulties/trauma

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