How and Why is My Trauma Affecting Me?

How and Why is My Trauma Affecting Me?

Experiencing a trauma may be more common than you think. In fact, about 60% of men and 50% of women in the U.S. have experienced at least one traumatic event1. Of those individuals, around 8% of men and 20% of women develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)1. Even...
Grounding Techniques for Trauma and Anxiety

Grounding Techniques for Trauma and Anxiety

If you experience high anxiety, moments of panic, or frequent hypervigilance, it can be difficult to know what to do in these moments when it feels like your emotions have taken over. Grounding techniques can help you find some relief and a little more control in...
Am I Ready For Trauma Therapy?

Am I Ready For Trauma Therapy?

The words “trauma” and “traumatic” get thrown around a lot in our everyday lives. How do you know if you’ve been struggling with trauma and if you’re ready to heal from your past? The majority of people will go through a traumatic event sometime during their lifetime....
Welcome Dr. Mona Khaled to the COPE Family!

Welcome Dr. Mona Khaled to the COPE Family!

We are very excited for Dr. Mona Khaled to join COPE and be our newest full-time clinician. Dr. Mona recently completed her post-doctoral training at the Long Beach VA specializing in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. She utilizes Cognitive Processing...
Are You Minimizing Your Trauma? – How to Tell

Are You Minimizing Your Trauma? – How to Tell

It’s not always easy to tell if you’re minimizing your trauma. That’s why it sometimes takes the help of a skilled trauma therapist to point out the signs, so that you can finally move forward. Even though it might be difficult, being honest with yourself is...

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