trauma

Sexual assault is a problem that unfortunately is significantly underreported, especially given the frequency sexual assault occurs. Every 73 seconds a person is sexually assaulted. That’s almost one person every single minute. On average there are over 433,00 victims of sexual assault each year, with the majority of victims being between the ages of 12…

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Hi there and welcome to my blog. I’m Kevin Creamer, LCSW, a therapist in private practice in Chelsea, Manhattan. I have a decade of experience working as a therapist and running a mental health clinic. This blog affords me an opportunity to write a bit about some common issues I see in my practice with…

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Understanding one’s trauma response is often a critical component of the therapeutic process. People often dismiss their potential to have been impacted by a traumatic event based on messages we have received from the media regarding trauma, especially “post-traumatic stress disorder.” We don’t have to endorse all of the symptoms congruent with PTSD to have…

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