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Trauma and dissociation: part two

What can be useful as part of the recovery from dissociation trauma?

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Trauma and dissociation: part one

One of our great trauma therapists discusses what dissociation is and some of the symptoms that people may experience.

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I have suicidal thoughts – how can SARSAS support me?

If you are feeling suicidal, you might be scared by these feelings and worried about what will happen if you tell anyone. Remember, there are ways to get help.

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Motherhood and trauma

From one of our brilliant counsellors who looks at the experiences of mother’s who have experienced trauma.

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The impact of trauma and cervical screening

One of our fabulous counsellors writes about the impact of trauma and cervical screening.

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The impact of trauma and menstruation

One of our great trauma counsellors writes about how the menstrual cycle can be harder to care for, for those who experience sexual abuse and body trauma. This can be true for all vaginal care needs and can cause a disconnect from the vagina to the body as a whole.

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Does it help to heal and move on if the perpetrator shows true remorse?

A victim-survivor talks about their own experience of dealing with forgiveness.

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SARSAS Blog – Your voice

We love this poem from an amazing victim-survivor that is both a powerful account of personal experiences and a rallying call to action.

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Trauma impacts and relationships

I’m writing this blog about trauma impacts and how they can affect relationships for Valentine’s Day. One of the deepest ways trauma can impact people is relationally and I want to validate some of those thoughts and feelings that you may have.

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Trauma and Sexual Intimacy

One of our counsellors writes about the impact of trauma on sexual intimacy.