Category Archives: Trauma

Is Trauma Just a Buzzword?

This May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to increase awareness and reduce the stigma surrounding the mental health issues that so many of us experience. However, there is one mental health buzzword that has already been receiving media attention over the last few decades: trauma. References to trauma can be found everywhere from […]

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Do you find yourself stuck in cycles of anxiety, shame, and guilt?

Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) categorizes emotions into two groups: core emotions and inhibitory emotions. According to this approach, humans are hard-wired to experience core emotions, such as fear, anger, sadness, disgust, joy, and excitement, which are triggered in the middle part of the brain and are not subject to our conscious control. Core emotions […]

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