The effects of trauma can seem inescapable. Whether it is yourself or a loved one, [...]
â€œWe teach families about how the brain works at the very beginning of treatment,â€ says trauma specialist, Brad Rentfro, LPC. â€œKnowing that they can actually change and heal at the neurobiological level really gives them a sense of tangible hope and helps accelerate progress.â€
PTSD is marked by chronic, persistent, and sometimes debilitating emotional distress related to a traumatic event. Once almost exclusively associated with soldiers returning from battle, PTSD is a diagnosis assigned to people in all walks of life, including children and teens.