Trauma Blog

Traumablog.co.uk brings to you an insight into some of life’s traumatic situations and experiences…

Samantha’s Rage (Domestic Violence & Abuse)

Samantha’s Rage (Domestic Violence & Abuse)

In therapy Bella told me that she’d met Samantha in a gay bar, she had been sat by herself doing a crossword and the barman bought her a drink saying; ‘This is from the lady over there my dear, her name is Samantha’ Bella had looked across and nodded a polite thank...

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Burn Out – Body Depletion

Burn Out – Body Depletion

Like a metaphoric snake, the words Burn and Out can fill the most dedicated workaholic with dread, I’m not sure if I’ve actually experienced it but I’ve often found myself staring at the wall for an hour or two after a week of heavy client caseload, latterly not...

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Marianne

Marianne

I went for professional counselling, because I knew that there was something troubling me that I had never talked about. I felt ashamed and needed to ‘get it off my chest’ so to speak Many years before when I was a shy twenty four year old, I had lived at a friend’s...

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Having Access To Children….

Having Access To Children….

Having worked with hundreds of adult clients who have been sexually abused as children, the common trait has always been that child sexual abuse is about having access to children, authorised or otherwise. Sexual predators, who prey on children almost always put...

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