Archive for November 2014

Healing from Scars of the Past – Relational Traumas

Trauma is not only a psychological development, but a biological one as well. Trauma begins when cortisol (a hormone that triggers stress) is released into the brain (Siegel & Solomon, 2003). What triggers trauma can look different for every individual, and that is normal; one doesn’t have to suffer from a car crash, or be shot at. Being yelled at or belittled by those who are important can cause trauma for an individual, as well as more severe forms of