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Therapy for Childhood Emotional Neglect

Finding The Power Within

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Childhood emotional neglect is a painful experience that can leave deep emotional wounds. It occurs when a child's emotional needs are not met, leading to feelings of emptiness, confusion, and isolation.

This kind of neglect can happen for various reasons and may include situations where a child's feelings are dismissed, ignored, or invalidated. It's not uncommon, and it often begins at a young age, making children more susceptible to its lasting impact.

The effects of childhood emotional neglect can be long-lasting, affecting how individuals cope with life's challenges.

 

It may lead to:

  • Feelings of depression

  • Persistent anxiety

  • A negative self-image and low self-esteem

  • Symptoms of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)

  • Struggles with aggression

  • Coping mechanisms involving drug or alcohol misuse

  • Sleep disturbances

  • Acute stress responses

Therapy For Childhood Trauma Can Help With:

  • Healing from Past Trauma: Addressing and processing unresolved trauma from childhood.

  • Emotional Regulation: Learning to manage intense emotions and reactions.

  • Anxiety and Depression: Managing and alleviating symptoms of anxiety and depression.

  • Self-Esteem and Self-Worth: Building a positive self-image and improving self-esteem.

  • Healthy Relationships: Building and maintaining healthy relationships.

  • Coping with Triggers: Developing strategies to cope with and reduce triggers from past trauma.

  • Self-Care: Developing self-care practices to promote well-being.

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Ottawa, Ontario Counselling And Psychotherapy 

Remember, you deserve to feel confident, empowered, and supported, no matter what challenges you're facing.

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