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Trauma Therapy & Treatment

Learn how to process, understand, and finally overcome traumatic issues from your past at our Nashville-based trauma center.

Trauma Makes a Deeply Personal Impact

A traumatic event can threaten your entire well-being physically, emotionally, and mentally. Even so, the trauma itself isn’t always as obvious. That’s because trauma can arise from many things. Whether it’s a dramatic, life-changing event or quiet emotional abuse over time, trauma can cause damaging, adverse effects that need to be resolved. That’s why it’s key to partner with professional, trauma-informed care for help to overcome it. 

At Integrative Life Center, our Nashville-based trauma therapy program offers an array of holistic and evidence-based treatment options personalized to your needs. With our help, you can address both the mental and physical effects of your trauma and achieve long-term healing. 

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Be Trauma Informed: Understanding Types of Trauma

Trauma is the enduring emotional impact associated with a challenging or distressing event. Both personal and uniquely individual, your trauma may come from one specific instance in your past or from multiple experiences over the years. In other words, other people cannot tell you what is traumatic for you. The inability to process emotions about a situation also can result in trauma.

Trauma can include events where you feel:

Trauma can include events where you feel:

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What are Symptoms of Trauma?

Trauma can affect you emotionally, mentally, and physically. As it can arise from almost anywhere, how can you know if you’ve experienced trauma? 

Psychological signs of emotional trauma in adults may include:

  • Avoidance
  • Helplessness
  • Fear
  • Shame or guilt
  • Anger
  • Changes in attitude or behavior

Physical symptoms of of emotional trauma can involve: 

  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Muscle tension
  • Increased heart rate
  • Nightmares
  • Body aches
  • Fatigue

If you’re struggling with any of the symptoms above, our trauma treatment center in Nashville can help you both navigate and overcome your trauma in a safe, caring environment.

Trauma Informed Care for Adverse Childhood Experiences

More than 60% of adults in the US are impacted by adverse childhood experiences, shares the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These difficult or stressful childhood experiences can impact people of all races, socioeconomic statuses, and geographic locations. 

Adverse childhood experiences may include:

  • Emotional, physical, or sexual abuse
  • Emotional or physical neglect
  • Domestic violence
  • Divorce or separation of parents
  • Household substance use
  • Family member incarceration
  • Household mental illness

If left untreated, these experiences can potentially lead to future behavioral issues, substance use problems, and even life-threatening health conditions. That’s why at Integrative Life Center, we provide holistic trauma therapy for signs of repressed childhood trauma in adults and kids that helps you find hope and lasting positive change. 

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Experience Personalized Trauma Treatment at Integrative Life Center

You deserve to learn how to process and heal from your trauma so it doesn’t cause severe consequences to your well-being. That’s why we partner with you to create a personalized trauma treatment plan with traditional and experiential therapies designed for your own needs, including: 

From individual or group outpatient therapy to one of the best trauma residential programs in the area, we provide comprehensive, trauma informed care that helps you heal and ultimately, thrive

Let Go of Your Difficult Past and Be You Again

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