Archive For: Stress / Illness / Coping Skills

Trauma and Psychotherapy

The word trauma comes from a Greek word meaning wound. In psychiatry, the term refers to an experience that produces psychological injury or pain. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) sometimes occurs after one has been through a traumatic situation. A traumatic event is the experience of something horrible and scary happening to oneself, or witnessing it ... Read More
 

Coping with Chronic Illness and Pain

Chronic illness and pain often cause challenging and difficult life adjustments, decisions, and demands. We may experience: Grief and sadness over the loss of function and quality of life,      Anger and frustration about our new situation,     Loss of control,     Worry and fear about our future,    Guilt about being a burden to others, and    Hopelessness ... Read More