A term used to describe the transmission of trauma from one generation to the next. It refers to the idea that the trauma experienced by an individual or group can have a lasting impact on subsequent generations, even if they did not experience the trauma directly.
A type of generational trauma is
Such as genocide, slavery, or displacement, it can have far-reaching effects on the mental health and well-being of future generations.
These effects can include feelings of fear, anxiety, depression, and shame, as well as physical symptoms such as chronic pain, headaches, and digestive issues.
Parents can inflict generational trauma inherited by their parents.
This type of trauma can manifest in negative coping mechanisms, such as substance abuse, self-harm, and other destructive behaviors. It can also lead to patterns of abuse and neglect within families.
These destructive behaviors perpetuate the cycle of trauma across generations.
Understanding and addressing generational trauma is essential for promoting healing and well-being in affected individuals and communities.
And other forms of support can help individuals process their experiences, develop coping strategies, and
BREAK THE CYCLE OF TRAUMA.
We at CHOSEN PATH THERAPY work directly with descendants of experiences of
All types of TRAUMA.
We believe each client has the potential to stop harmful actions and create constructive behaviors to heal all
These clients will then create a
For their family for generations to come.