Abuse is the intentional harm caused to another person. It’s an attempt to control the behaviour of another person.
Workers who encounter or witness an abnormal or shocking critical incident or traumatic event can go into shock and/or experience stress and trauma.
Unwanted sexual contact almost always leaves emotional (and sometimes physical) scars and is a very traumatic occurrence.
It’s not uncommon for people who’ve been involved in a serious collision to suffer from trauma or PTSD.
First responders are often subjected to emotionally unsettling experiences that can develop into PTSD.
Military members can be exposed to experiences, situations, and sights that can be extremely stressful and traumatic.
Our compassionate and knowledgeable therapists share their thoughts and experience working with trauma.
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