Is every negative experience a trauma?

What is Trauma? While trauma begins to become one of the frequently used words in our daily life, it can only be the name we give to events that increase the stress level; However, events that disrupt the daily routine, occur suddenly and unexpectedly, cause horror, anxiety and panic, and disrupt the person’s meaning-making processes can be defined as traumatic experiences. A traffic accident, a natural disaster (earthquake, flood, etc.), harassment, a more challenging experience, the first slap to a child can be examples of trauma. How Do We Cope With Our Traumas? 1. The first step on the road to recovery is to deal with overstimulation. There are many ways to breathe correctly (diaphragmatic breathing, square, triangle breathing), yoga, meditation, sports, swimming. 2. The second step is to develop AWARENESS. (Bodily and emotional awareness) 3. A good SUPPORT NETWORK, SOCIAL CONTACT. 4. Contact has an important place in the treatment of trauma in terms of the development of feelings of trust and closeness. (THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE) 5. Taking action (THATER, DRAMA, SPORTS, etc.) 6. Making use of therapy schools such as EMDR – CBT – MINDFULLNES.

Loss and mourning

In this column, I talked about some details about loss and mourning, which we started to hear more frequently, especially in the post-earthquake period. Source: Kamusonhaber

Existential psychotherapy

The society, family and culture we are born into can sometimes make us feel limited and helpless. It is much easier to blame external conditions and the “other” for what happens to us than to accept our own role in what happens to us. This is actually the biggest obstacle to our taking responsibility and change.

What is EMDR?

On the definition of EMDR, how it is applied, its effectiveness and duration…

burnout syndrome

“What is burnout syndrome? How can we reduce the effects of this syndrome by increasing our emotional resilience?” We will try to find answers to your questions.

How can I deal with test anxiety?

Anxiety is one of the basic human emotions. Every person experiences some anxiety and it is quite natural to experience it. Being anxious and stressed on the night of the exam or 10 minutes before the start of the exam is something everyone experiences.

bonding in marriage

Attachment theory describes the pattern of relationships that a person establishes with caregivers in early childhood. In this context, three basic attachment styles are mentioned: secure attachment, anxious attachment and avoidant attachment. Attachment styles of individuals are one of the most important factors that determine the quality of the relationship within the marriage relationship.

Am I depressed?

You feel tired but have trouble sleeping, you say you don’t want to do anything? Or do you find yourself in the thoughts that life has become meaningless? So let’s first describe the situation you may be experiencing and then see what you can do.