Success Insite

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Success Insite offers behavioral health counseling to children, adolescents, and families.  Success Insite advocates for those in need and provides access to care for underserved populations.

Women and Trauma

Trauma is a word that resonates with everyone , women who experience trauma often suffer in silence , Ptsd Is thought of as a warriors issue when in fact women suffer tremendously as a result of traumatic  situations  often having had years of trauma related experiences . Women and practitioners may over look Ptsd as a diagnosis because of the multitude of symptoms they experience are often interpreted as other mental health issues . It is important to recognize the patterns of Ptsd in women , their history of failed relationships , unexplained anxiety , depression and co dependency issues . A women that has been gas lighted , bullied , beaten or otherwise manipulated may indeed experience Ptsd . 

Ptsd symptoms can be easily be overlooked and cause confusion for women as they are unaware of their condition but have symptoms . Some examples may be the sound of keys jingling , the sound of the shower curtain being pulled back , smells of cologne or food . Actually if you consider all of the senses we have one could say that Ptsd can effect all of our 5 senses . 

Ptsd has an impact on day to day life , imagine if everytime someone jingles keys you get a pain in your stomach , followed by anxiety . When someone raises their voice anywhere in your vicinity you become highly uncomfortable and want to run away . These are examples of Ptsd and how it feels day to day . 

Success Insite is offering a discussion group beginning on the first Friday morning in October at our offices at 1504 Barksdale Blvd . Consider joining us if you can relate to anything you have read here today . We can be reached at 318-222-4299 , ext 119 . We would love to have you come .