What a Millennial Brings to the Trauma-Informed Coaching Table

What a Millennial Brings to the Trauma-Informed Coaching Table

What exactly does a Millennial have to bring to the trauma-informed table? Pinging off a great article from Psychology Networker, I explore the benefits to being a millennial coach.

What is Trauma Informed Care?

What is Trauma Informed Care?

The intricacies of trauma require those treating them to adopt an individualized approach to helping them through their recovery. This highly personalized approach is referred to as Trauma Informed Care. It takes into account all of the complexities of trauma and how it affects individuals. 

What You Don’t Know

What You Don’t Know

Trauma does not happen in a vacuum. And it’s not a static thing. As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, Trauma is cumulative and complex. And believe it or not, the trauma other family members suffers does effect some of your childhood experiences.

The Reality

The Reality

It’s one thing to talk about trauma. To relate it back to your own experiences. To listen to your classmates talk about theirs. But it’s an entirely different thing to read about a real case of trauma (names and identifying details were changed, obviously) and begin to pull apart the pieces of the trauma. The intergenerational trauma, family mottos, family rules, blatant abuse, and addiction were abundant and for a brief moment, I worried that I wasn’t prepared for this. Could I really separate my sadness for what this “fictional-but-real” person had gone through and begin to help them heal? Especially when I’m still working on my own recovery and healing.