Trauma Tree - this is a good graphic of how symptoms can grow from trauma and ignoring the issues. With good therapy, coping skills and support these symptoms can be more controllable
Hands Past and Future: Art Therapy Activity.
DIY grounding pillow-- I'd probably do it with different types of beads and things instead of food...
Therapy Metaphors...this has got to be one of the best things I found for therapy. Take 20 minutes to read this and save it...I know I will be using it all the time with clients!!
Helping understand and identify triggers is crucial in working with children, especially children who have experienced trauma. Triggers can be anything that elicits an emotional or behavioral…
I wish I could find a therapist who would do this for me. All they want to do is talk about how I felt this week. That DOES NOT help with being overwhelmed with childhood trauma. Bad day...bad week...newest low in depression. Ugh. Need better mental healthcare than useless therapy.