Targeted Trauma Treatment in Aventura

Trauma is any incident that causes physical, emotional, or psychological harm. Trauma can occur from any number of events, including combat injuries, childhood abuse, witnessing an alarming situation, or surviving a natural disaster, to name just a few.

Effects of Trauma on the Mind and Body

People who have experienced trauma during their lifetime may experience a variety of symptoms. These symptoms may manifest within days of the traumatic events. In some situations, they do not appear until years later. Common effects of trauma include:

  • Intense emotions – A person who has undergone trauma may experience intense grief, anxiety, depression, confusion, anger, sadness, confusion, or fear.
  • Mental health disorders – Some traumatic events lead to one or more mental health disorders, including depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • Physical symptoms – Trauma can also bring on physical symptoms, such as dizziness, blurred vision, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, chest pain, or headaches.
  • Social problems – After a traumatic event, survivors may find it challenging to connect with others or may engage in less socially acceptable behaviors.  

Why Choose Services for Living Well

Alina Sosa-Perez established services for Living Well. Alina is a licensed psychotherapist with many years of experience in representing patients of all ages, ranging from young 20s to adults over 60. She has been trained in diverse disciplines, including mind/body, positive psychology, and solution-focused therapy. This diversity allows her to develop a customized treatment plan designed to help you heal briefly and effectively.