Workable Ways To Deal With Secondary Trauma

1500 words, 7 min to read
written by Iulia Marcinschi , ILGA-Europe

Secondary trauma is an intense reaction to being exposed to someone else’s traumatic story

It affects all realms of a person’s life, including the physical, emotional, cognitive, interpersonal, behavioural, and outlook on life and humanity.

To prevent vicarious trauma and to personally heal, you need to develop Awareness, Balance and Connection

On a group level, there are certain proactive steps to consider in order to avoid secondary trauma to develop in your team members

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