Dealing with Flashbacks:

Dealing with Flashbacks:

Tell yourself that you are having a flashback. Remind yourself that the worst is over. The feelings and sensations you are experiencing are memories of the past. Get Grounded. This means stamping your feet on the ground so that the child knows you have feet and can...
Physical Sensations Associated with Emotions

Physical Sensations Associated with Emotions

It can be supportive to understand that physical sensations are associated with the emotions we may be experiencing, as with trauma we may lose our sense of feelings (due to dissociation). Locating what you are feeling in your body helps to ground your emotions in...