Peaceful Change

Healing one person, one family, one community at a time.

We’ve created this blog to provide information to help individuals and families heal from trauma. We hope to help bring about a more peace-filled, nonviolent, and just community, where we treat ourselves and each other with respect. Look for articles that will help, inspire, and hopefully move you to act inside and out in peace.

Counseling or Not: It’s Your Decision

You ask, “What is wrong with me?” You’re suffering from trauma. The violent event(s) may have taken place recently or years ago. . The trauma exists. You need to take care of yourself.

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Violence and Trauma

Experiencing violence—especially when it happens to you or to someone you know and care about—is likely to cause stress, distress, anger, grief, perhaps fear, insecurity, and feelings of helplessness and isolation. This is called trauma.

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