Holistic Early Childhood Trauma Treatment Center San Diego Trusts
Early life trauma traditionally refers to traumatic experiences witnessed or experienced by children (0 to age 6). Children struggle to verbalize or otherwise express their feelings in a way adults understand. As a result, we tend to dismiss the impact of traumatic events that threaten their safety (or the safety of their caregivers). Increasingly, research has demonstrated that age doesn’t shield children from the effects of traumatic incidents.
When early life trauma is left unaddressed, it often interferes with mental health, physical health, and relationships during adolescence and adulthood. Fortunately, True Life’s childhood trauma treatment center in San Diego can help individuals work past a number of potentially traumatic incidents through trauma therapy.
Early childhood trauma can be due to many types of incidents, including:
- Domestic violence
- Abuse and neglect
- Natural disasters
- Painful medical procedures
Signs & Symptoms Of Early Childhood Trauma
Survivors of childhood trauma may experience a wide range of cognitive and somatic symptoms in adulthood, including: