Adults with trauma can feel isolated and alone. There are many reasons why people isolate after trauma. Here are a few: Many people who have experienced trauma in their lives feel that others will not understand what they are experiencing. And sometimes they don’t share with others because they want to protect the other person […]
Angi is very down to earth, with a kind and compassionate heart for those who are hurting, and an experienced EMDR therapist. She has worked as a therapist for mental health agencies in the Portland/Vancouver area for the last 12 years. We are happy to have her join Vancouver EMDR therapy as she starts her private practice. She has been using EMDR to treat clients for the last 6 years. She specializes in working with the LGBTQQIA population, grief and trauma, geriatrics and end of life issues, and trauma related to medical issues and permanent disabilities.
Sexual abuse or child abuse survivors often report experiencing shame. If you are a victim of childhood abuse; physical, sexual abuse or neglect then you know about shame. A hallmark of shame is the negative thoughts and feelings that people are left with even after the abuse is over. Often times survivors think that they […]