Managing Trauma Triggers
Learn specific steps you can take to understand your response sequence and the strategies you can use to effectively respond to difficult emotions.
Along the path to recovery and healing there are experiences that “trigger” difficult emotions from the past. These triggers can cause a flood of emotions, taking your body to “fight or flight” mode and making it difficult to focus on and complete basic daily tasks.
During this class you will learn the specific steps you can take to understand your response sequence and the strategies you can use to effectively respond to events that trigger difficult emotions from the past.
- Framework to how your body responds to triggers
- Understanding your reaction sequence
- Strategies for handling triggers
Dr. Kevin Skinner is the co-founder and Clinical Director of Bloom, an online company for women working to heal from the trauma of infidelity and betrayal.
As a licensed marriage and family therapist, he's been helping individuals and families for over 18 years. He's authored the best-selling books “Treating Pornography Addiction”, and "Treating Trauma From Sexual Betrayal."
As a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists, he's worked with and trained other clinicians as a supervisor and presenter. He has created online assessments for more than 250,000 individuals that center on relationship intimacy, betrayal trauma and pornography and sex addiction. These assessments serve as a helpful guide to developing the best treatment for people who want to work toward recovery.