Negative Effects of Sexual Trauma
It’s common for survivors of assault to feel like their bodies are no longer their own. There are many painful and uncomfortable emotions that may result, to include guilt, shame and fear. It’s not unusual for survivors to blame themselves for the assault. As a result of the painful emotions linked to sexual assault, survivors are at risk for developing mental health issues. This may look like some or all of the following:
Mental Health Issues Related to Trauma
Counseling After Sexual Assault and Abuse
People cope with trauma in a variety of ways. Having a mental health issue does not mean that you are weak or that something is wrong with you. It takes courage to reach out, and Dr. Nisha is here to provide you with the support and coping mechanisms to begin the journey to recovery.
Therapy can provide a warm, secure and private place to get help without judgment. You are not alone, and you do not have to try to handle these issues by yourself.
Reach out to our office today and schedule a free, friendly consultation.