witnessed an assault

Part Two: Dealing with the Impact of Traumatic Experiences

A traumatic event can create ongoing physiological reactions that are beyond your immediate control.   

The desire for wanting everything to go back to normal, to just get on with achieving your goal and dreams and to avoid the pain of remembering, can stop you from giving yourself the necessary care and support that you need to heal. 

Consequently, you can end up stuck in the very cycle of torment and/or pain that you have been trying so desperately to avoid...